Akko Advot Center
Eye Level Encounters with the City and People of Akko
Authentic encounters, grassroots community, shared society.
The Akko Advot Center works to provide locals and visitors alike with new and exciting platforms to make the most of our beautiful and fascinating city. Our unique tours and experiences are carefully crafted to give visitors unprecedented insight into the unique social fabric of the city.
We lead the way in socially and environmentally responsible tourism for the city.
By planning your visit with the Akko Advot Center, you are helping to support:
Co-existence youth programs, social frameworks for the elderly, community gardening, women's empowerment, at-risk youth and a bi-lingual learning center for Arab and Jewish adults.
Akko at Eye Level
Come experience our exclusive alternative walking tour -- Akko's first ever tour to venture outside of the Old City. We take you well off the beaten track to visit the sites and neighborhoods that tell a gripping story and introduce you to the unique and fascinating reality of Akko - Israel's most mixed city.
Volunteer with the Community
We believe that responsible travel means finding ways to make a positive impact on the places we visit. The Advot Center offers visitors to our amazing city a range of ways to leave it better, brighter and cleaner for the folk who call it home. From community gardening, to beach clean-ups to volunteering with local youth.
Educators and Activists
Get in touch with the beating heart of the city through a personal encounter with local educators and activists working to build local leadership and make positive change. Visit the unique community of the Akko Educators' Kibbutz
Once I sat on the steps by agate at David's Tower,
I placed my two heavy baskets at my side. A group of tourists
was standing around their guide and I became their target marker. "You see
that man with the baskets? Just right of his head there's an arch
from the Roman period. Just right of his head." "But he's moving, he's moving!"
I said to myself: redemption will come only if their guide tells them,
"You see that arch from the Roman period? It's not important: but next to it,
left and down a bit, there sits a man who's bought fruit and vegetables for his family."