One usually thinks of a desert when imagining Israel, but after a very rainy winter, some of the best kayaking and canoeing can be found all over the country, especially in the north. Here are some must-visit water sport places.
If you want to see Israel in full bloom, plan a visit in Mid-January until the end of February and you will enjoy all the colors the small country has to offer. After a short but rainy winter, the south shows its true colors. In a climate that is usually considered desert-like, it is truly a joy to behold these beautiful flowers growing in the most unlikely spot.
One of the most special things about Israel is its vast variety of lookout sites. All the way from the northern tip of the Hermon Mountain to the southern tip of Eilat, there are so many beautiful lookout spots in Israel, you can only get to see all of them in a lifetime.
Whether you are looking for the perfect destination for your next holiday, or things to do on a family fun weekend, you cannot go wrong with the Jordan River. The place is surrounded by an array of serenity and fun things to do with family or friends. If you are contemplating going there but you are not sure of which fun activities to take, here are the top three things that you should try out.
The Jerusalem Biblical zoo is the most popular tourist attraction. In 2002, after expanding its hectare campus by 14 hectares, an idea to build an aquarium was hatched. It intends to conserve the Israel aquatic habitat. The Gottesman Family Israel aquarium addresses this by focusing on research, education, and conservation.
Traveling to Israel on vacation will leave you with lifelong memories. You will surely visit cities like Jerusalem, Eilat, Tiberias, and Tel Aviv. While you're in Tel Aviv, which is a major city along with being a must-see tourist area, you will benefit from parking your rental car and using the city's Tel-O-Fun service. This service offers tourists and residents the opportunity to rent bikes at various locations and see Tel Aviv without the burden of looking for parking.
The Church of Holy Sepulchre plays a significant role in the Christian faith. It was built on the site of Jesus' crucifixion, burial, and resurrection. According to John 19:41-42, his tomb wasn't far from the place of execution. The Holy Sepulchre encloses the two sites of the grave and the crucifixion cross.
Israel though a small country, boasts of the beautiful valleys, beaches, natural rock formations, and the famous Dead Sea. Even better, its springs flow through the valleys to emerge as magnificent waterfalls with some going beyond 50 meters in height. The waterfalls are a blessing to the Israeli people. They give a respite from the dry and harsh climate in the country. Some are accessible by foot while others require a hike through national parks and reserves. Here’s a list of extraordinary waterfalls. Visit them today and enjoy their tranquility and clear waters.
There are two main seasons in Israel: hiking and stay at home. The high temperatures between May and September drive people to pack their hiking boots. However, there’s still a way to get outside regardless of the scorching summer temperatures, as most hiking trails go through streams that offer relief from the high temperatures.
Hamat Gader hot springs are a unique tourist attraction in Northern Israel. Tucked eastward of the Jordan River and under the Sea of Galilee, it features unique attractions for ages. People have been using these hot springs since the Roman Empire 2,000 years ago. Further, Hamat Gader boasts of the only crocodile farm in the Middle East.
If you are planning a trip to Israel, you may want to stop by and visit Tel Aviv for many reasons: the beaches, the nightlife, the culinary opportunities. But there's more. Tel Aviv is famous for being the culture hub of Israel and is, therefore, the place to go to experience festivals and other cultural events.
Native Israelis and tourists alike are all very excited about the new airport that was recently opened in Eilat. Named after Ilan Ramon, Israel's first astronaut, the Ramon Airport is the newest international gateway in the Middle East. It is nicknamed Timna Airport because it is located in the Timna Valley.
When you think of the holy city of Jerusalem, your mind probably wanders to ancient sites such as the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, and the Temple Mount. But did you know that there is also a foodie revolution happening there? Here are the top chef restaurants not to miss in Jerusalem.
Diving is an extremely popular sport worldwide; it’s one of the most popular activities in essentially every beach town. The same rings true for the Israeli coast, especially Eilat, which is known for its excellent diving opportunities. With its plethora of amazing beaches, as well as indoor centers, it can be hard to decide where in Eilat to go diving.
Haifa is a wonderful port city in the North of Israel. It is a popular tourist destination because if its various natural beauties as well as its human constructions such as the the Baha’i gardens. With so many places to visit, tourists can be hard pressed to decide what to do-and that’s why we’re here.
Eurovision, Europe’s most famous music event, is coming to Israel this very year. This has made a lot of heads turn at the world’s most religiously significant country.
The Tel Aviv Eurovision is bound to be filled with endless entertainment, quality singing, and above all, it’s going to be a grand time. If you don’t want to miss a single inch of this beautiful country on your visit, rent a car and enjoy it.
The world is flocking to Israel this year for the 2019 Eurovision contest. Held in Tel Aviv, the European music competition garners support from over 40 countries, all of which select a representative to compete in musical performances. If you, like many others, are coming to Tel Aviv during this year’s Eurovision, here are some other things you can do!
The sun, fun, and beaches go hand in hand when you visit Israel’s most southern point. Unlike most of Israel’s beaches, which sit on the Mediterranean Sea, Eilat’s beaches sit on the historic Red Sea. If you’re going to jump in the water, make sure to bring a pair of goggles. You never know what fish might swim alongside you.
Eilat is a small port city in the far South of Israel. It is most famous for its marine life and beaches. From remote, stony beaches to sandy beaches with lifeguards, Eilat has something to please everyone.
The biggest attraction of this port town aren’t the beaches, the desert, or the mountains. The reason why thousands upon thousands of people go to this small town is the Dolphin Reef.
Haifa is one of the most beautiful and culturally enriching places in all of Israel. Containing marvels like the Bahai Temple and Gardens, it can be easy to forget that Israel’s third largest city has so much more to offer. In particular, Haifa is home to some of the most beautiful and well-curated museums in the world.
Israel’s magnificent beaches are a must visit whenever you’re near the coast, and Haifa’s beaches are no exception. The beaches and boardwalks make for a great place to go swimming, catch some sun, or hang out with friends. If you’re lucky, you can even see some of Israel’s navy ships trawling through these waters. Here are the five best beaches to visit the next time you’re in the Haifa area.
Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market is the largest indoor culinary market in Israel. Open seven days a week, this innovative market brings foods from around the world and across time to create a unique culinary experience. The 8700 square meter market and 91 shops are the heartbeat of the Israeli food experience.
Located in Jerusalem and commonly called the Shuk. This outdoor marketplace has over 250 vendors selling fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh fish and meat, spices, wine, clothing, household items and more. Hungry visitors will enjoy the dozens of restaurants and bars located in and around Mahane Yehuda. Enjoy international and Middle Eastern foods, live music, and great drinks while you are there. Here are some of the markets you won’t want to miss while you walk through the streets of the Mahane Yehuda.
Israel’s Dead Sea is actually a hypersaline lake visited by people from around the world for its natural healing properties. The minerals, mud and salty water help people with an assortment of skin problems, including psoriasis, eczema, and cellulite, and has been called the largest free spa on earth.
The various neighborhoods that make up Tel Aviv each have a personality to themselves, and together, make up the exciting, vibrant and diverse community of Tel Aviv. Visitors looking for wonderful photography opportunities only need to wander into the different neighborhoods to find discover the unique and often quirky characteristics the different neighborhoods have to offer.
Israel’s mild winters makes it a great place to escape to when you’ve had enough of the snowy weather. With temperatures frequently hovering between 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit throughout most of the country, it’s an ideal vacation destination. While visiting, you’ll want to take advantage of these great wintertime activities.
Wherever your travels take you in Israel, chances are that there is a music or art festival near you. Throughout the year Israel festivals offer great places to go, food to eat, and people to meet. Be sure to check one of these festivals out the next time you visit Israel.
Israel presents the opportunity to step back in time and visit archaeological sites that date back hundreds and even thousands of years. From the northern galilee to the deserts in the south, you can peer into the window of the past. See how ancient communities lived, how ancient invaders defended their newfound positions, and the underground sections of the Western Wall.
Thinking about visiting Israel’s southernmost city? Among many other tourist sites like Dolphin Reef, Ice Mall, and the Red Canyon, the Underwater Observatory Marine Park is a classic Eilat must-see. Read on to find out about the many different features and activities you will find at Coral World.
Haifa’s mixture of cultural and religious acceptance, diversity, incredible views, and emphasis on education make it a well-rounded city and worth the visit. The city provides land, sea, mountains, a booming tech scene, and winding streets where hidden gems can be discovered around each bend.
One of the best things about visiting a foreign country is trying the local cuisine. Israel is no exception. Home to a wide variety of cultures, Israel’s food options are legendary. From Middle Eastern to Russian tastes, from Ethiopian to French palettes, this little country has it all. Here are some of the best foods in Israel that you have to try before you go home.
When thinking of Jerusalem, its holy sites and rich history immediately come to mind. Did you also consider the vibrant food scene bursting with delicious tastes and flavors? Due to Jerusalem’s mixture of cultures, restaurants have popped up all throughout the city ranging from cheap eats to fine dining.
To start the day off right during your stay in Israel, you must fuel up with a delicious breakfast.
The King David Hotel is Perhaps Israel's most historic hotel. The building occupies a unique place is the history of Israel, and Jerusalem in particular, from the Jewish struggle for statehood, to the 1948 War of Independence, to the division of the city, to Israel's annexation of East Jerusalem from Jordan in the 1967 Six-Day War. Read more
Jerusalem is a must-see city in Israel, holy for the three major faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Followers of these religions can visit ancient places mentioned in biblical texts and make pilgrimages to significant temples and churches. The city is split between old and new, mixing historic buildings with modern restaurants, shopping and government offices. You can explore the city through different forms of transport and many sites are suitable to navigate by foot.
So you’ve arrived in Israel, found your hotel and unpacked your bags. Your tour itinerary is set and all reservations have been handled. After walking around and taking in your new sights, what’s left to do? Well, how about trying out the region’s fresh produce, mix of flavors and curated dishes? We’ve already done the research so all you’ll need to do is bring your appetite! Check out the top five not-to-miss restaurants in Israel:
Looking for a luxurious vacation on the beach where you can also experience nature and get some exercise? For a fun getaway, visit Eilat at the southern tip of Israel, and you will make memories to last a lifetime. Here are some must-see tourist attractions for your next trip to Eilat:
Israel holds a deep archaeological past and forward-thinking present. With these distinctive factors, it is home to an array of different art types. Museums and galleries can be found throughout Israel, featuring artists from around the world expressing their talent and creativity.
Jerusalem has numerous holy sites that are worth visiting. Whether you want to see Mt. Zion or the Wailing Wall, there can be hours upon hours of time spent waiting at these destinations during peak tourism time. Planing to visit Jerusalem? wants to know which sites you should see? this article is for you
Jaffa is truly an incredible place to visit and explore. Jaffa can be found at the Southern edge of Tel Aviv along the coast. The blue Mediterranean Sea sets the backdrop for this ancient port, overlooking the Tel Aviv skyline. Jaffa dates back to biblical times as it is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible four times and may be named after Japeth, Noah’s son who built the city after the flood.
The Dead Sea is one of Israel's most beautiful locations. It combines a wild, natural setting with a primeval panorama, history and archaeology, tourist attractions, and spas. Its unique climate and atmosphere make it a place for a unique desert adventure. Find out more about The dead sea area