Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, visiting Acre (Akko) promises visitors an emotional journey to a glorious past and a one-of-a-kind experience. An ancient and wondrous city, Akko boasts many remarkable sites including the remnants of the Hellenistic-Roman period as well as structures from the Crusader and Ottoman periods.

Much more than a historical and archeological marvel, Akko also has colorful Oriental markets, museums, beaches and water sports facilities, a fishermen’s port, marina, restaurants, hotels, and annual picturesque festivals – all that and more are just a few of the city’s fantastic tourist attractions.

The city's fascinating historical heritage, is a rare blend of East and West, offering authentic glimpses from the past and unique remnants from different cultures. All of this has made Akko into one of the most vital Ancient World cities.


The Knights' Halls

A magnificent tour of the halls of the Hospitalier's Order’s Fortress from the Crusader period. Discover the amazing remains of the ancient Order, the renovated and stunningly reconstructed halls, courtyard and surrounding streets. You will, step into history as a 4,000-year old story unfolds before you within the halls of the citadel.

Be sure to visit the streets, chapels, stores and the Arts and Crafts Market, featuring artisans from the Crusades era, offering their wares: blacksmiths, glass blowers, potters, weavers, embroiderers, leather craftsmen, basket weavers, perfume and oil craftsmen, and more. 

From the Scriptures 

Judges 1:28-31 (ESV)

When Israel grew strong, they put the Canaanites to forced labor, but did not drive them out completely. And Ephraim did not drive out the Canaanites who lived in Gezer, so the Canaanites lived in Gezer among them. Zebulun did not drive out the inhabitants of Kitron, or the inhabitants of Nahalol, so the Canaanites lived among them, but became subject to forced labor. Asher did not drive out the inhabitants of Acco, or the inhabitants of Sidon or of Ahlab or of Achzib or of Helbah or of Aphik or of Rehob,


Acts 21:7 (ESV)

When we had finished the voyage from Tyre, we arrived at Ptolemais, and we greeted the brothers and stayed with them for one day