14 days in Galilee Region Itinerary

14 days in Galilee Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Galilee Region trip planner

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Fly to Tel Aviv, Bus to Nazareth
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Nazareth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Safed
— 8 nights
Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Los Angeles

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Nazareth

— 4 nights

Arab Capital of Israel

Known worldwide as the hometown of Jesus Christ, Nazareth draws flocks of pilgrims who come to see the place where Christ grew up, and follow his footsteps along the Jesus Trail.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nazareth: Kfar Tavor (Kfar Kama & Mount Tabor). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of The Church of the Annunciation, examine the collection at Nazareth Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, and explore the ancient world of Tel Megiddo National Park.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nazareth online visit planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Nazareth is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Nazareth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nazareth, with lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Safed.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Safed

— 8 nights
The birthplace of the Kabbalah movement, Safed boasts a mystical and spiritual heritage as one of the country's four holy cities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Safed: Tiberias (Hamat Tiberias National Park, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), The Nahal Snir Nature Reserve (Hasbani) (in She_ar Yashuv) and Migdal (Magdala & Mount Arbel). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Old City of Safed, contemplate the long history of Mount of Beatitudes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Multiplication, and shop like a local with Olive Tree Fine Art Gallery.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Safed online day trip planner.

Drive from Nazareth to Safed in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nazareth in July: highs in Safed hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 73°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Safed

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Galilee Region travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Historic Sites
A mountainous northern region with a Biblical lake, Galilee ranks among Israel's top tourist destinations. Trips to Galilee may have a religious or outdoor orientation, with Christian tours, trips to the Sea of Galilee, hiking along scenic trails, and culinary explorations all ranking high on visitors' lists. Follow the footsteps of Jesus and early saints, see crusader castles, and tour Jewish catacombs, or simply spend your time soaking in the largest natural springs in the Middle East. Other highlights of a tour of Galilee include the Druze villages, Christmas in Nazareth, or an oil festival. While here, try the freshwater fish and cuisine featuring countless Mediterranean spices.