The holy land is full of historical and modern significance, and a trip to Israel can either fulfil your dreams about learning your religion's history or leave you perplexed as to what exactly happened to make the area so volatile. Whether you are travelling to Jerusalem, the country's financial centre of Tel Aviv, or the beaches of Eliat, you will have plenty of things to do to fill your days in Israel. Ebookers can help you plan your trip with flights, hotels, and information on area attractions.
Israel is a country for people of every religion. Christians can walk in the footsteps of Jesus Christ. People who follow the Jewish faith can visit memorials dedicated to souls lost during the Holocaust. Others can float in the Dead Sea or purchase products that people claim to have healing properties.
Best time to take a vacation to Israel
If you are planning to spend a significant amount of time outdoors while you are in Israel, a good time to visit is either late spring or early autumn to avoid extreme temperatures and rainfall. Summer heat is oppressive and can reach 40Â°C in Eliat, and Jerusalem temperatures dip to 6 degrees during January. If you will be indoors or don't mind the weather, you can take advantage of off-season pricing during these times. Israel is full of festivities during the Jewish holidays, but almost everything carries a higher price tag during the holidays.
Insider tips for Israel travel
This bohemian neighbourhood sits in the centre of Tel Aviv just a couple of blocks from Allenby Street.
Haifa Art Museum
This modern art museum hosts multimedia exhibits created by local artists.
Zippori National Park
Four miles away from Nazareth sits an ancient city full of gorgeous mosaics that most visitors are unaware of.
Just north of Eliat is a little-known place where you can find a flock of more than 300 flamingos that stay in the area all year-long.
Haifa Sculptures Garden
A pretty little garden containing several bronze statues is located up the hill from the Bahai Shrine.
Top Israel attractions
Learn about Tel Aviv's architectural history through exhibits that focus on art and design.
Visit this reconstruction of Nazareth as it existed 2,000 years ago. Period actors lead visitors on guided tours through the village.
Hammat Tiberias National Park
Discover the history of Israel's spa craze at this Turkish bath that dates back to Roman times.
Bible Lands Museum
This museum teaches visitors about the history of the Holy Lands through artefacts that date back to 6000 BC
Church of the Nativity
Visit the Bethlehem church that marks the birthplace of Jesus Christ.
Shrine of the Book
The Dead Sea Scrolls are kept at this shrine, and a nearby model depicts Jerusalem as it was almost 2,000 years ago.
Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art
This Japanese museum may seem out of place in Haifa, but it houses an extensive collection of art from medieval times to the current day.
Located below the Quarter cafÃ© in the Jewish Quarter, this house was recently excavated after being buried when the Romans burned the town in 66 AD
Walk the 30-minute route that Jesus was said to have travelled as he carried his cross.
This memorial and its large exhibition halls are dedicated to the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust.
Israel Holiday Packages
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