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Welcome to the Holy Land
A vacation in
Israel leaves a mark. There are so many interesting things to see in the Holy Land that every wish can be satisfied. Nature, history, tradition, religion, relaxing on the beach, skin-diving, trekking… there isn’t a single item on the “things to do on vacation” list that you won’t find here.
In all its regions, from Galilee, in the south, known as the Switzerland of Israel, to Mount Hermon, in the north, and to the plain of Jezreel, the location of the biblical Apocalypse, you can find a host of opportunities. You can start with the towns associated with the life of Christ with a visit to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem and then Nazareth, to the basilica of the Annunciation.
Along its maze of little streets, to tackle at a slow pace, you find ancient churches of all periods, often rebuilt with the integration of Byzantine elements or dating back to the Crusades.
Don’t miss an excursion to Acri, the town that was the seat of the Knights Templar and which still bears its mark.
Or to Akko, where the waves of the Mediterranean sea break against the majestic ancient walls of the town.
The more mundane, party-loving and lively city is instead Tel Aviv, the most modern of Israeli cities, active 24 hours a day. Don’t miss a visit to the desert of Judaea, a stony and arid land which opens onto the spectacular Dead Sea.