Nazareth
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  • Private Customizable Guided Tour to Nazareth and Galilee

    1. Private Customizable Guided Tour to Nazareth and Galilee

    Begin with a pickup in the morning from your hotel in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, or anywhere else in central or northern Israel. If you are coming by cruise ship you will be picked up from the Haifa port as you exit the ship. After pickup, just explain what you would like to do or what your interests are and you will be taken to all the places that you want to see. If you are interested in particular sites of interest to Christianity, you will be provided with an expert guide who will take you to all the main sites. Discover the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, the Jordan River, Capernaum, and the Mount of Beatitudes. If you are more interested in Judaism, an expert guide will take you to Tzippori, the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Safed, and much more depending on your arrival location. Whatever you want to do, you are the boss and we are at your service. Enjo...

    Ehud picked us up at a private residence in Natanya for our full day tour of Nazareth and Galilee. He was punctual and had an amazing day planned for us. His car was luxurious, spacious and very well kept. He kept us ahead of the large crowds and made sure we had space to see the sites and hear his knowledgeable and thorough explainations. We had a lovely lunch and were able to try the St Peter fish which was delicious. He surprised us at the end of the tour with a trip to the oldest kibbutz in Israel and then delivered us to our hotel in Jerusalem. An amazing day and an amazing guide! We highly recommend him.

  • From Tel Aviv: Jordan River, Nazareth, & Sea of Galilee Tour

    2. From Tel Aviv: Jordan River, Nazareth, & Sea of Galilee Tour

    After pickup from hotels in Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Netanya, and Bat Yam, your tour begins with an air-conditioned drive to Nazareth. Hear tales of the city, known as the childhood home of Jesus, and its important role in the Christian faith. See the Church of the Annunciation, where the Angel Gabriel visited the Virgin Mary in Christian scripture, and the Church of St Joseph, believed to stand on the site of Joseph’s carpentry workshop. Continue through the village of Kafer Kana, identified as the site where Jesus transformed water into wine, and arrive at the Sea of Galilee, Israel’s largest freshwater lake. Pass the Church of the Multiplication, and explore Capernaum on the shores of the sea. View the ruins of the synagogue that stood where Jesus taught and see the modern church that sits over St. Peter’s house, where Jesus is believed to have stayed.  Pass through the waterfront city o...

    I was picked up sharp on time, all was organised beautifully and out driver / tour guide was very kind and informative.

  • From Jerusalem: Galilee, Nazareth & Mount Tabor Tour

    3. From Jerusalem: Galilee, Nazareth & Mount Tabor Tour

    Start the tour by driving north from Jerusalem towards Nazareth, the Galilean childhood home of Jesus. Visit the Church of Annunciation, built to celebrate the announcement by Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she would conceive and become the mother of Jesus, the Son of God. Also make a stop at St Joseph's Church, built where the carpentry workshop of Joseph, father of Jesus, used to be. After this, drive eastwards and ascend Mount Tabor for a magnificent view of the Jezreel Valley. Visit the Church of the Transfiguration, the traditional site of the transfiguration of Jesus. Continue eastwards to the shores of the Sea of Galilee and visit Tabgha, the site of the ‘miracle of the loaves and fish’. Next, pass by the Mount of Beatitudes, where the Sermon on the Mount took place and visit Capernaum, a 2000-year-old Jewish fishing village that was the center of Jesus’ messianic work. F...

  • Nazareth Day Tour to Haifa, Acre and Rosh Hanikra

    4. Nazareth Day Tour to Haifa, Acre and Rosh Hanikra

    On our way from Nazareth to the coast, we pass by Mount Precipice, where Jesus survived an attempt to throw him off the cliff. We’ll stop for a short break to appreciate the view, and then carry on to Tzippori (Sepphoris), where we’ll visit a local organic olive press. Olive oil has been the local industry for the last few thousand years: we’ll learn about the process and taste some of the best varieties. We continue our tour in Haifa, the northern capital of Israel. Haifa is a holy city for the Baha’i faith, who have planted sacred gardens along the Carmel hill leading up to their shrine. We arrive at the temple and then take a guided tour of the gardens, learning about the Baha’i history and religion and appreciating the aesthetic features of the gardens too. We then continue on to Acre, an important port city for thousands of years. Each successive ruler left their mark on the city,...

  • From Jerusalem: Nazareth, Mount Tabor & Sea of Galilee

    5. From Jerusalem: Nazareth, Mount Tabor & Sea of Galilee

    Embark on a tour that leads you through the life of Christ. See where some of the most important events from the New Testament took place. On this tour, you’ll get to see the places where Jesus spent a significant amount of time. Contrary to popular belief, the amount of time Jesus spent in Jerusalem relatively short in comparison to the time he spent in Galilee and the pastoral fisherman village of Capernaum. Begin your tour by being picked up from your hotel in Jerusalem. Drive north to Nazareth, the childhood home of Jesus. Visit the Church of Annunciation, which was built on the house of the Virgin Mary, where the angel Gabriel appeared to her and announced that she would conceive and bear the Son of God, Jesus. Enter the Church of St. Joseph, which according to early tradition was built on top of the carpentry workshop of Joseph, father of Jesus. Journey east and ascend Mt. Tabor....

  • From Tel Aviv or Jerusalem: Galilee, Nazareth, and More Tour

    6. From Tel Aviv or Jerusalem: Galilee, Nazareth, and More Tour

    Start your day with pickup from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. Visit Nazareth and the impressive Basilica of Annunciation for a tour of the church and the old city of Nazaret. Continue towards the Sea of Galilee and pass Cana, the site of Jesus’s first miracle of turning water into wine. Visit ancient Capernaum, located at the foot of the Mount of Beatitudes and see the Church of Multiplications. Finally, visit Yardenit Baptismal site at the southern tip of the Sea of Galilee, one of the possible sites of Jesus’ baptism. Explore this vibrant site that welcomes hundreds of thousands of pilgrims yearly who flock to the waters of the Jordan river. Return to Tel Aviv or Jerusalem with a suite of unforgettable memories and wonderful impressions.

  • From Tel Aviv, Netanya & Herzliya: Biblical Highlights Tour

    7. From Tel Aviv, Netanya & Herzliya: Biblical Highlights Tour

    The Biblical relics of Israel are worthy of your pilgrimage. Today, you'll visit many of the most iconic sights, and walk in the footsteps of these mythological figures. Departing from Tel Aviv, you will drive along the Costal Road through the landscape of the lower Galilee to Nazareth. Here, where Jesus spent his childhood, you will have the chance to explore the Church of the Annunciation as well as the Church of St. Joseph. These two marvelous structures will awe you with their historical importance in the world. Next, we'll head to the lovely resort town of Tiberias, where you can relax a bit before driving along the Kineret Lake to visit Capernaum. Here, the ancient ruins of the synagogue where Jesus taught are still standing, and again you can feel the power of the place. After a tour, we'll head to Tabgha, famous for its wondrous story of Jesus making five loaves and two fish ab...

  • From Jerusalem: Jordan River, Nazareth & Sea of Galilee Tour

    8. From Jerusalem: Jordan River, Nazareth & Sea of Galilee Tour

    Depart from your hotel in central Jerusalem and travel to Nazareth by air-conditioned bus. Listen to stories about the city, known as the birthplace of Mary and the childhood home of Jesus, and learn about its important place in Christianity. Upon arrival, visit some of Nazareth’s key religious sites. Discover the Church of the Annunciation, where the Angel Gabriel visited the Virgin Mary. See the Church of St Joseph, believed to stand on the site of Joseph’s carpentry workshop. Continue through the village of Kafer Kana, the site where Jesus performed the miracle of turning water into wine, and arrive at the Sea of Galilee. Pass the Church of the Multiplication and explore Capernaum, before continuting to the ruined synagogue where Jesus taught. See the modern church built over St Peter’s house, and pass through Tiberias to arrive at the Yardenit baptism site on the Jordan River. On t...

    The trip was very informative. We had the excellent guide, named Dan. I am really satisfied

  • From Netanya/Herzliya/Tel Aviv: North Israel Biblical Tour

    9. From Netanya/Herzliya/Tel Aviv: North Israel Biblical Tour

    As the landscape opens up in front of you, you can feel the historical significance of this land. You're in the cradle of religious civilization, and here in the north of Israel, you walk in the footsteps of historical religious figures and bask in their glory. As you depart Tel Aviv for the north, you will pass through the landscape of Galilee to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood. Here you will visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. After paying homage here, you continue to Kana and the lovely resort town of Tiberias. Along the way you will pass ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. We will then arrive in Tabgha, where Jesus had his miracle of fish and loves, located right at the foot of the Golan heights. From fish to baptisms, we will head to Yardenit, the famous Baptismal site where the Jordan River leaves the Sea of Galilee towards the...

    A terrific tour! Guide Haya Koshlevisch was excellent. I learned a great deal about the history and development of the places we visited. She was amazingly comfortable with a variety of languages.

  • From Jerusalem: Biblical Highlights Full-Day Tour

    10. From Jerusalem: Biblical Highlights Full-Day Tour

    Experience the stunning natural beauty and rich history of the Holy Land. Whether you read the bible spiritually or simply historically, this tour bring will bring it to life by visiting many of the main sites mentioned in its pages. This tour turns ancient words into reality. The tour departs from Jerusalem via the Coastal Road and proceeds through the landscape of Lower Galilee to Nazareth, the small town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Church of Annunciation where Mary was told she would conceive the Son of God, and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue via Kana to the lovely present-day resort town of Tiberias. Drive along beautiful Kineret lake to visit Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. Continue to Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, located at the foot of the Golan Heights. After this the tour moves on to Yardenit, t...

    I selected this tour for my 78 year old mother. She cannot walk for miles all day. So moving from one location to another via the tour bus with narration along the way was important to me. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and thorough of the areas and towns we passed through. When we visited the church of the annunciation and the Franciscan church of Joseph's home, my mom passed out fro the heat. The tour guide was very good in assisting and enlisting the help of fellow tourists. We were able to carry her in her wheel chair back to the AC bus and revive my mom. My mom took it easy and did not push herself too hard and was able to complete the tour without missing a beat due to the professional and compassionate care of our tour guide and our fellow tourists.

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What people are saying about Nazareth

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 101 reviews

Well-guided trip by 2 older men in a modern minibus. During the trip a lot was told about our whereabouts and about the country. The stay at the individual stations was relatively short, but it was perfectly sufficient for us. The food (fish fillet) in the St. Peters restaurant was really great. Salad buffet, one of three main dishes and coffee for only 80 shekels. At the end of the trip, the two tour guides even tried to get us a free taxi so that we could safely get back to our accommodation from the central bus stop. Highly recommended!

I was picked up sharp on time, all was organised beautifully and out driver / tour guide was very kind and informative.

I love the guide !!! Dan is full of knowledge we had a great and learning experience with him , I can recommend 100/0

Intensive experience but it's a pity that they're no Beatitude nor Primacy Church planned on our way

Super excursion and our guide, Raphi just too nice, funny and with whom we learned a lot!