Israel Travel Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Top Sacred Places in Jerusalem
An introduction to the holiest sites in Jerusalem, Israeli's official capital city and perhaps the most significant religious city on Earth.

What to Know Before You Plan a Trip to Israel
A guide to everything you need to know before you travel to Israel, including visa requirements, travel and safety tips, when to go and more.

El Al flights to Israel
Savings tips for flights to Israel on El Al

Coolest Hotels in Jerusalem
Jerusalem is the Holy City, but it's also home to some very cool hotels.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Hotels & Accommodation
From charming boutique hotels in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to five-star resorts in the Dead Sea, to upscale kibbutz stays and charming country bed-and-breakfast inns, accommodation options in Israel abound for all tastes and budgets.

Budget & Luxury Israel
Travel in Israel can be tailored to virtually every budget. Seeing the best of the Holy Land needn't be expensive, but it's also possible to craft a more indulgent vacation.

Jerusalem & Tel Aviv
Jerusalem is Israel's official capital and a city holy to three major world religions, whereas bustling Tel Aviv reigns as the unofficial capital. If Jerusalem is the spiritual center of the Jewish State, Tel Aviv is its commercial and cultural center, with a robust and decidedly secular serving of fine restaurants and entertainment options.

Pictures of Israel
Pictures of Israel: it's no surprise that the Holy Land is a very photogenic place. Here's a gallery of unique images to give you a flavor of Israel before, during and after your trip.

Planning Your Trip
Israel trip planning, Israel entry and visa requirements, Israel travel essentials

Top Tel Aviv Hotels
Descriptions of some of Tel Aviv's best hotels.

Safety & Security
What you need to know about travel safety in Israel.

Transportation in Israel
From railways to roadways, here's everything you need to know to get around Israel.

Tel Aviv hotels
Tel Aviv hotels. Israel Travel.

Top Jerusalem Hotels
Top Jerusalem Hotels. Israel Travel.

Jerusalem Hotels
Jerusalem Hotels. Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv Dining
Tel Aviv Dining. Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv in Pictures
Tel Aviv in Pictures. Israel Travel.

Luxe Lodgings
Luxe Lodgings. Israel Travel.

Masada and the Dead Sea
Masada and the Dead Sea. Israel Travel.

Dining & Nightlife
Israel is at the crossroads of many cultures and culinary customs, which makes the New Israeli cooking very exciting for travelers to discover. Great dining spots both newfangled and traditional abound. The ever-changing nightlife scene thrives in Tel Aviv, where it comes in many flavors, but there are plenty of places in Jerusalem to let your hair down, too.

Festivals, Arts & Culture
For a country its small size Israel packs in a robust roster of festivals and cultural events of all stripes. Of course, Jewish holidays are extra special in Israel, but it doesn't stop there. Music, film, theater, dance and food festivals all add to the mix.

Regions to Visit in Israel
Beyond the bustle of Tel Aviv and holy sites of Jerusalem, you'll want to make time for regions to visit in Israel, namely the Galilee in the north and Dead Sea area and Negev Desert in the south. The latter also includes the Red Sea resort of Eilat.

Shopping in Israel
Here's your guide to retail heaven, Israeli style: from unique souvenirs to signature Israeli products and designer fashions for men, women and kids, browse here before you begin browsing there.

Top Sights & Destinations
No matter what your interests are, the top sights and attractions in Israel are wide and varied. Even in this small country, there are great things to see for all interests and types of travelers. Browse this section to get more information about the storied sights and popular destinations in Israel.

Destinations Near Israel
Destinations Near Israel. Israel Travel.

Gay Israel
Gay Israel. Israel Travel.

The Promenade
Tel Aviv...Going Up! Israel Travel.

Neve Tzedek
Neve Tzedek. Israel Travel.

Jaffa
Jaffa. Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv restaurants and cafes
Tel Aviv restaurants and cafes. Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv. Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv nightlife. Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv. Israel Travel.

Winter in Israel
Christmas in Israel. Israel Travel.

Nazareth
Christmas in Israel. Israel Travel.

Winter in Israel
Christmas in Israel can be a wonderful experience, in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and beyond.

Christmas in Israel
Christmas in Israel, Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Winter in Israel
Christmas in Israel. Israel Travel.

Winter in Israel
Winter in Israel. Israel Travel.

Korazim
Korazim. Israel Travel.

Scots Hotel Tiberias
Scots Hotel Tiberias. Israel Travel.

Christmas in Israel
Christmas in Israel. Israel Travel.

Winter in Israel
Christmas in Israel. Israel Travel.

Winter in Israel
How to spend Christmas in Israel, and where.

Christmas in Israel
Feast like a prince in Israel this Christmas.

Winter in Israel
Winter in Israel. Israel Travel.

Old Jaffa
Old Jaffa. Israel Travel.

Jaffa: The Flea Market
Jaffa flea market. Israel Travel.

Jaffa
Jaffa. Israel Travel.

The Sea of Galilee
Sea of Galilee. Israel Travel.

Sea of Galilee Boat
Sea of Galilee Boat. Israel Travel.

Tiberias
Tiberias. Israel Travel.

Tiberias
Tiberias. Israel Travel.

Tiberias
Tiberias. Israel Travel.

Nazareth
Nazareth. Israel Travel.

Korazim ruins
Korazim ruins, Galilee. Israel Travel.

Hamat Tiberias
Hamat Tiberias. Israel Travel.

Hamat Tiberias
Mosaics, Galilee area. Israel Travel.

The Facts of Life Goes to Israel?
Musing on Mrs. Garrett as the ideal Middle East peacemaker.

Mrs. Garrett, the Middle East and You
Musing on Mrs. Garrett as the ideal Middle East peacemaker.

Two Brothers, One Table and a Whale
The three new Tel Aviv restaurants everybody's talking about

Two Brothers, One Table and a Whale
The three new Tel Aviv restaurants everybody's talking about.

Two Brothers, One Table and a Whale
The three new Tel Aviv restaurants everybody's talking about.

Two Brothers, One Table and a Whale
The three new Tel Aviv restaurants everybody's talking about.

Two Brothers, One Table and a Whale
Two new Tel Aviv restaurants you don't want to miss: Table and Brothers.

Two Brothers, One Table and a Whale
The three new Tel Aviv restaurants everybody's talking about

Masada
Masada. Israel Travel.

Masada
Masada. Israel Travel.

Masada
The cable car to Masada. Israel Travel.

View of the Dead Sea from Masada
Masada. Israel Travel.

Masada
Masada. Israel Travel.

Masada: The Summit
Masada. Israel Travel.

Atop Masada
Masada. Israel Travel.

Masada
Masada. Israel Travel.

Masada
Masada. Israel Travel.

Masada
Masada. Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv nightlife
Jerusalem has the sacred sites, but Tel Aviv has the party scene and arguably the most vibrant and varied nightlife not just in Israel, but in the entire Middle East. There’s something going on every night of the week. Pictured here, the disco at the Theater Club in the Jaffa section of Tel Aviv. Page 3.

Tel Aviv from the sea
For all of Tel Aviv’s unique architecture and cultural attractions, one of its defining features remains the Mediterranean Sea. Here, the view of the seaside promenade north from Old Jaffa. Page 7.

The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea. Israel Travel.

Old Jaffa
Old Jaffa. Israel Travel.

Jaffa Visitor's Center
Jaffa Visitor's Center. Israel Travel.

Old Jaffa
Old Jaffa. Israel Travel.

Old Jaffa
Old Jaffa. Israel Travel.

Old Jaffa
Old Jaffa sound-and-light show. Israel Travel.

Old Jaffa
Old Jaffa. Israel Travel.

Old Jaffa
Images of Jaffa, Israel. Israel Travel.

Jaffa by night
Jaffa by night. Israel Travel.

Christmas in Israel, Jaffa
St. Peter's Church, Jaffa. Israel Travel.

Old Jaffa
Old Jaffa. Israel Travel.

Old Jaffa
Old Jaffa. Israel Travel.

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Seven Days in Israel
What to see and do in Israel in seven days. Page 2.

Seven Days in Israel - Travel Itinerary
What to see and do in Israel in seven days, including Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, The Dead Sea and Masada, and the Sea of Galilee.

DON'T! 10 Things Not to Do in Israel
What you need to know about what you shouldn't do in Israel.

Best Restaurants in Tel Aviv, Israel
When in Tel Aviv, you'll be hard pressed to have a bad meal at any of the places on this list, including Montenegro, Abraxas Tzafon, and more.

Top Ten Sights in Israel - Travel Guide
A roundup of Israel's top tourist sights including some of the major historical ones like Masada as well as city highlights.

What Airlines Fly to Israel (and which are the best)?
Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv's Secret Seaside Hotels
Tel Aviv's Secret Seaside Hotels

Israel from K to Z
In a country with a history that stretches back thousands of years, it can be tough knowing where to begin your visit: a glimpse of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Jerusalem is an enlightening experience, but spending some quality time at a sexy beach could be more fun. But then, you probably won’t get sunburned in a museum. Here are just a few possibilities you might want to consider when planning your Israel trip, from A to Z.

Nazareth
Nazareth mini-guide. Israel Travel.

Israel's Best Outdoor Markets
The best outdoor markets in Israel

Israel Travel Info
All you need to know about travel in Israel, and the best of Israel.

Regions of Israel
Regions of Israel. Israel Travel.

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Israel - Travel Guide
Few countries this small pack in as much history, geographical diversity and cultural treasures. Here are ten of the best reasons to visit Israel.

Marry the Night in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv is the party capital of the Middle East. Here's where to go.

Six Great Jerusalem Bars
A selection of Jerusalem bars that Lady Gaga might like, too.

Tel Aviv's Best Boutique Hotels
The best boutique hotels in Tel Aviv

Top 5 Hotels in Jerusalem
Top 5 Hotels in Jerusalem

Israel's Best Museum Gift Shops
Israel's Best Museum Gift Shops

Top Tel Aviv Shops
A selection of Tel Aviv's top shops

UNESCO sites in Israel
UNESCO sites in Israel

Five Places Where You Need To Be Kissed
Didn't think of Israel as a romantic destination? Think again: From the towers of Tel Aviv to the desert sands of the Negev, here are some choice spots in Israel where you need to be kissed now.

Scots Hotel, Tiberias
Scots Hotel, Tiberias. Israel Travel.

Isrotel Tower Hotel, Tel Aviv
Isrotel Tower Hotel, Tel Aviv. Israel Travel. Page 2.

Hotel David Intercontinental, Tel Aviv
Hotel David Intercontinental, Tel Aviv. Page 3.

Isrotel Royal Beach, Eilat
Isrotel Royal Beach, Eilat. Israel Travel. Page 4.

Beresheet
Beresheet. Israel Travel. Page 5.

Have an Amazing Dinner
Have an Amazing Dinner. Israel Travel. Page 2.

Visit Masada
Masada. Israel Travel. Page 8.

Have an Amazing Lunch
Where to have a great lunch in Tel Aviv. Page 9.

Activate Retail Therapy
Let the holiday shopping begin...in Israel! Page 3.

Float on the Dead Sea
Float away on the Dead Sea in Israel. Page 4.

Discover Desert Chic
Luxury accommodations near the Dead Sea and in the Negev Desert. Page 5.

Say a Prayer
Rosh Hashanah in Israel. Israel Travel. Page 10.

Have an Amazing Breakfast
Your key to a great Israeli breakfast. Page 6.

Probe the Jewish Past
The Beit Hatfutsot Museum of the Jewish People, Tel Aviv. Page 7.

Save a Prayer
Make a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Judaism's most holy site, at Rosh Hashana.

Seven Places in Israel That Will Make You Cry
Israel is home to some places so momentous they could make a traveler cry...here's where, and why.

Sexy Mystery Beach
Israel is home to some places so momentous they could make a traveler cry...here's where, and why. Page 2.

Masada
Masada is one of the best-known sights in Israel. Page 3.

Tel Aviv Port
The Tel Aviv Port is so perfect an example of what a shopping experience could be it could make you cry. Page 4.

The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea is the saltiest body of water on Earth. Page 5.

Baha'i Gardens
The Baha'i Gardens in Haifa are among the most beautiful gardens in the world. Page 6.

Yad Vashem
Yad Vashem. Israel Travel. Page 7.

Wailing Wall
The Wailing Wall, or Western Wall, is the most holy Jewish site in Jerusalem. Page 8.

Israeli Films
The latest Israeli film news. Israel Travel.

Top Five Rip-offs to Avoid
Make your Israel travel rip-off free with these quick tips

Israel Travel Trivia
Israel Travel Trivia

10 Things You Didn't Know About Jerusalem
Jerusalem is famous as home of such holy sites as the Temple Mount, Western Wall and Church of the Holy Sepulchre. But there's more.

Plan a Trip to Israel
Plan a Trip to Israel. Israel Travel.

Israel sexy beaches
Israel's sunniest, sexiest and most bodacious beaches!

Best of Israel
Best of Israel. Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv Gay Pride 2011
Tel Aviv Gay Pride 2011. Israel Travel.

Tel Aviv Gay Pride
Tel Aviv Gay Pride. Israel Travel. Page 2.

Tel Aviv Gay Pride
Tel Aviv's Gay Pride week kicks off June 10, 2011. Page 3.

Tel Aviv Gay Pride
Tel Aviv Gay Pride. Israel Travel. Page 4.

Tel Aviv Gay Pride June 2011
Tel Aviv's Gay Pride weekend kicks off June 10, 2011. Page 5.

Tel Aviv Gay Pride
Tel Aviv Gay Pride. Israel Travel. Page 6.

Tel Aviv Gay Pride
Tel Aviv Gay Pride. Israel Travel. Page 7.

Tel Aviv Gay Pride
Tel Aviv Gay Pride. Israel Travel. Page 8.

Tel Aviv Gay Pride
Tel Aviv Gay Pride. Israel Travel. Page 9.

Tel Aviv's Gay Nightlife
Tel Aviv gay nightlife tip sheet

What's the Weather Like?
Weather in Israel: What to Expect

Security Considerations in Israel
Israel Safety Considerations. Israel Travel.

Shakshuka, an Israeli dish with poached eggs in tomato sauce, is popular for breakfast at cafes in Tel Aviv and elsewhere.
A typical Israeli breakfast dish is shakshuka, a spicy tomato stew with two poached eggs. If you order it in a restaurant like the one pictured here in the Kerem HaTeimanim neighborhood, the tomatoes will come from the famous Carmel Market nearby. Page 6.

Getting Around in Israel
Transportation in Israel, by plane, taxi, bus, car and train

Gay & Lesbian Israel
It is said that Israel is the most gay-friendly destination in the Middle East. Tel Aviv is the largest city and capital of the country's diverse gay scene.

Israel Summer Festivals
Israel's top music, theater and other festivals and events in July and August 2011

Furnished Apartments in Tel Aviv
How to find a great short-term furnished apartment in Tel Aviv

Apartments in Tel Aviv
How to find great short-term furnished apartments in Tel Aviv

Apartments in Tel Aviv
How to find great short-term furnished apartments in Tel Aviv

Apartments in Tel Aviv
How to find great short-term furnished apartments in Tel Aviv