On our Christian Galilee tour you’ll travel back in time to age of Jesus, as we visit some of the most important Christian sites in the Galilee region of Northern Israel. Led by an experienced English
On our Christian Galilee tour you’ll travel back in time to age of Jesus, as we visit some of the most important Christian sites in the Galilee region of Northern Israel. Led by an experienced English speaking tour guide, we’ll head to some of the most iconic locations from the Old Testament. From the old fishing village where Mary Magdalene was born (Magdala), to a jar found in the Wedding Church of Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle of the water turned into wine. Cross the spectacular countryside of the Galilee and walk on the shores of the famous Sea of Galilee. Our Christian Galilee tour is available once a week, in English, every Thursday.
Christian galilee Day Tour Highlights
Visit Magdala, the birth place of Mary Magdalene, once a upon a time a fishing village where you can still see ruins of a Second Temple period synagogue
Cross the Galilee countryside to Kibbutz Ginosar, and see the famous “Jesus Boat”, a boat brought to light by a drought in the Sea of Galilee which dates back to Jesus’ time
Walk on the shores of the Sea of Galilee and admire the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus gave his famous Sermon on the Mount
Visit the Wedding Church of Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. The Church is now a Franciscan Chapel hosting a museum and Byzantine mosaics.
Christian galilee Day Tour Itinerary
05:00 – pickup from Jerusalem Hotels
06:00 – pickup from Tel Aviv Hotels
08:00 – start touring the sites
18:00 – drop off Tel Aviv hotels
19:00 – drop off Jerusalem hotels
NB – all timings on Jerusalem day tour are approximate
Pickup in one city and dropoff in another is possible. Please indicate when booking
Pickup is available from all major hotels. To see a map of pickup points, click 'Book Now' and enter your date and city
Tour from Tel Aviv, Netanya, or Herzliya
Tour from Jerusalem
Business class tours offer a smaller group size (maximum 19 people)
Your booking will be made directly with an experienced local operator who we have hand picked. Bookings are subject to their terms. In the case of this tour, bookings can be cancelled up to 24 hours before departure without charge and are subject to a 4% processing fee. With less than 24 hours remaining, cancellations are at the discretion of the end operator.