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MEDIEVAL FORTRESS CALAMITA

 

 

From  39 Euro 

 

Kind of tour: excursion

Duration: 3 hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOUR INFORMATION

Inkerman - Sevastopol suburb, Inkerman stone is mined and is a dense white limestone, used for cladding buildings. Crimeans extracted the stone for a long time, so in the rocks formed from a plurality of the catacombs and caves.

 

Inkerman is an ancient cave city, worn in the Middle Ages the name Calamita. At that time there flourished principality Theodoro and Calamita was one of his castles and a major trading port. Around the VI century BC built Calamita fortress to protect the important trade routes, which were held here and led from the central part of the Crimea in the Chersonese. This century and is considered the foundation of Inkerman.

 

The remains of the fortress on Mount Calamita are Monastery in the territory of the modern city of Inkerman, in the estuary. Black. At the end of the XIV century the Crimean feudal princes build a fortress on the remains of old fortifications in order to counter the Genoese colony Chembalo. Initially, gate tower and defensive walls were built. A little later, the defensive walls were reinforced with five bunk square towers. But defense capabilities erected fortresses were questionable because of the small wall thickness (about 1 meter) and the poor quality of construction of towers.

 

 

In 1434, the castle was captured and devastated by the Genoese. They fortified it and built an additional tower, but in 1441 was forced to return the castle its previous owners. In 1475 fortress was called Inkerman - due to its capture by the Turks ( "cave fortress" Inkerman translates). During the XVI-XVII centuries the Turks strengthened the defensive walls and complete the round tower, the castle was already a defense capability and adapted for combat guns, which had already appeared in those days.

 

Today the fortress there were only minor remnants of the towers of facilities. The breakage of the rock on which the fortress Calamita is Cave Monastery of St. Clement. Founded the monastery was still in the VIII century, a place so called cave fortress or Inkerman. Fortress Calamita with the cave monastery of St. Clement is an integral complex and unique attraction of defensive architecture of the Crimea.

 

THE PRICE DOES INCLUDE

All mentioned transportation

Expert bilingual guide, on hand through the whole excursion

Entrance fee to the museum

All Local taxes

 

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

- Travel to Crimea

- Meals and drinks not specified

- Tips and gratuities (guides, restaurants, etc)

- Travel insurance (obligated)

- Cancellation insurance

 

OPTIONAL

Sea voyage by boat along Sevastopol bays

 

EXTENSION

Of course it is possible to ad more museums etc to extend the tour. We like to help you to accomplice this.

 

TOUR COST

The price on the program is calculated on the basis of the tour items included. Please note that our luxury tours have the following starting prices in Euro per person:

 

10 people and more 9 people 8 people 7 people 6 people 5 people 4 people 3 people 2 people 1 person
Ask us 39 41 43 45 47 49 55 65 119

 

Daily, except Mondays and official holidays.

 

CONDITIONS OF PAYMENT

On request for booking: 40% non-refundable deposit is required

On confirmation: balance 60% of payment is required

 

CANCELLATION FEES

Prior to 91 days plus from start date: Loss of deposit 90 days or less and no show: No refund after departure from your country: No refund

Kozak Travel will organize any other additional services such as transfers, hotel accommodation, transport and tours if required.

 

PLEASE NOTE

Prices are subject to change at time of booking. Currency fluctuations may influence the price. Conditions apply subject to availability. Conditions Apply and must be read in conjunction with our booking form.

 

When you are with a group and wish to make changes to this standard program, please keep in mind that this final price depends on chosen style of accommodation and dining. Please contact us with your group size (minimum 2 guests, no maximum group size), travel dates and preferences and we will send you custom pricing. Discounts available for larger groups. Please note that our tours are available upon demand for private groups and are not scheduled tours to be mixed with other groups.

 

More Information on our Crimean tours:

If you are interested in this package, contact us for more information today. This tour can also be adapted for bigger groups with a substantial discount. All our tours are available upon request for your private group or as individual tour. If you would like us to customize a luxury gourmet tour for you, contact us with your requirements, and we can send you a free itinerary and quote with no obligations.

 

We organize excursion packages and wine tours from half day, to weekends and longer. Discoveries throughout the Crimean peninsula.

 

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 Updated: 02. maart 2017 14:38:06 +0300

 

 

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