8 days in Israel Itinerary

8 days in Israel Itinerary

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8 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Alicante
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Arad
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Jerusalem
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Haifa
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  11​h
End: Alicante

1
night
Arad

Arad ©
Arad is a city in the Southern District of Israel. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Masada Fortress, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Masada National Park, and then explore the ancient world of Herod's Western Palace.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Arad online driving holiday planner .

Alicante, Spain to Arad is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alicante to Arad. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Arad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Masada National Park, Herod's Western Palace
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Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress
Herod's Western Palace ©
Herod's Western Palace

3
nights
Jerusalem

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Take a break from Jerusalem with a short trip to Jaffa Old City in Jaffa, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, delve into the distant past at Western Wall, and contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Arad to Jerusalem in 2 hours. In March in Jerusalem, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Haifa.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jaffa Old City
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Israel Museum ©
Israel Museum
Walking tours

3
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Annunciation, then delve into the distant past at Magdala, then explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Primacy of Peter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Gardens and Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Mount of Beatitudes, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yardenit, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Haifa attractions site .

You can take a bus from Jerusalem to Haifa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Church of the Annunciation, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Yardenit, Mount of Beatitudes, Mount Tabor
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
The Baha'i Gardens ©
The Baha'i Gardens
The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation

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