Welcome to Odessa region: top places to visit

Welcome to Odessa region: top places to visit

Photo: Shutterstock.comVacation in Odessa is the great choice. You will get everything for  excellent rest, including wide beaches, warm sand, tender sea and, of course, bronze tan.

But if you are a little bit tired of lying on the beach and if your soul wants adventures, have a ride across Odessa region-it’s full of spectacular views and sights. “Destinations” offers you best places worth spending time at.
Akkerman Fortress
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This tourist attraction will become a paradise for those who are fond of history. Akkerman Fortress was built in XIII–XV centuries and served for town protection from different enemies who aimed to conquer the place. The fortress is situated on the remains of Tira – one of the ancient cities. It is well preserved and is opened for visitors all the year round. Medieval jousts are also very popular in Akkerman. Fans of those performances gather in the fortress every spring and summer.
Read: 5 purest beaches of Odessa and region
Zatoka and Gribovka
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There are two more well-known resorts of Odessa region – villages Zatoka and Gribovka. They are full of tourists every summer. Zatoka is mostly popular among those tourists who prefer active rest with parties, cafes and dance clubs. In case you are looking for peace and quietness choose Gribovka. Both places are located not far from Odessa.
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Locals call this place «Ukrainian Venice». If this town on water catches your attention once you will never forget it and will want to come back one day. Here you will see natural gates into the Ukrainian part of Danubei River and get acquainted with different bridges, big and small channels, etc. Forget about cars. Boats and catamarans are the only types of transport in Vilkovo.
Read: Top-5 events you need to visit in Odessa in August 2016
Shabo Wine Cultural Center
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Odessa region welcomes tourists with a lot of interesting sights. It also has a present for wine connoisseurs. If you are one of them, surely visit the Shabo Wine Cultural Center. Here you will try different sorts of wine and find out a lot of facts about production technology.
No excuses! Plan to visit top places of the Southern Pearl of Ukraine and its region. Positive emotions are guaranteed!

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