Frequently referred to as 'Akko,' Acre is situated in the Western Galilee region of northern Israel. Populated with beautiful ancient buildings, Old Akko, a subset of Acre, has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its cultural vibrancy makes it a prime place for visitors. Hosting festivals and markets year-round, the port of Acre is lively and beautiful. 

Steeped in history, you can visit the ancient walls and fortresses of the city that tell the complicated story of the area.

Further afield are the Baha'i Gardens, which are meticulously designed and gorgeously preserved. The gardens surround the Bahji mansion northeast of Acre where the Bahaullah is buried (not to be confused with the Bahai gardens on the slope of Mount Carmel in Haifa).

Be sure to visit the astounding Knights' Halls, which are comprised of 6 different joined halls that have been recently excavated from the time of the Knights Hospitallers.

Practical Info

The best way to access Acre is via bus, operated out of any major city in Israel. There are also inner-city buses that run frequently to many of the main destinations and tourist attractions. 

Tours & Tickets

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Christmas Eve in Israel: Jerusalem Sightseeing Tour from Tel Aviv with Dinner and Midnight Mass Viewing in Bethlehem

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Spend Christmas Eve in the Holy Land on this full-day tour of sacred Christian sites in Jerusalem and Bethlehem from Tel Aviv. See religious sanctuaries such ...  Read more

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $125.00

Nazareth, Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv

4.5 star rating: Recommended 125 Reviews

Visit the Holy Land sites of Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee on a day trip from Tel Aviv. You'll journey across Israel’s coastal plains to explore the city of ...  Read more

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $89.00

8-Night Israel Tour from Tel Aviv: Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Northern Israel and Petra

Witness the best of Israel and Petra on this 8-night tour from Tel Aviv, including coach transport and your choice of hotel accommodation. With an expert ...  Read more

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Duration: 9 days (approx.)

From USD $1,740.00

Caeserea, Rosh Hanikra and Acre Day Trip from Tel Aviv

4.5 star rating: Recommended 62 Reviews

Explore Israel's ancient Roman cities and ports on a fascinating day trip from Tel Aviv. From the shores of the Mediterranean to the border of Lebanon, you ...  Read more

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $103.00

10-Day Israel Tour Including Petra from Tel Aviv

An intensive 10 day tour to Israel with 9 full days of touring. Tour all of the amazing sites in Israel including Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Masada, the Dead Sea, ...  Read more

Location: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Duration: 10 days (approx.)

From USD $2,813.00

Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 12 Reviews

Head to Israel’s Golan Heights, with historical heritage to match its mountainous beauty, on a day trip from Tel Aviv! On route to the region, enjoy ...  Read more

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $125.00

4-Day Christian and Jewish Sacred Sites Tour from Tel Aviv: Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Nazareth

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Immerse yourself in Israel’s religious history and heritage on this incredible 4-day tour from Tel Aviv. Visit the most noteworthy Christian and Jewish holy ...  Read more

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Duration: 4 days (approx.)

From USD $727.00

Nazareth Caesarea Acre 2 day Tour From Tel Aviv

Tour 4 cities in 2 days, Caesarea, Nazareth, and Acre,and Haifa including hotel, transportation, and entry fees. This is a very enjoyable tour to Northern ...  Read more

Location: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $375.00

Full-Day Pearls of the Western Galilee Tour from Tel Aviv

Break away from Tel Aviv on this 10-hour tour and head to Caesarea there you'll enjoy a walking tour of the city. Explore the ruins that include the aqueduct, ...  Read more

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $103.00

Jerusalem and Bethlehem Christian Tour

Journey to Jerusalem and Bethlehem with your English-speaking guide. Travel back in time as you explore the sites of Jesus' birth, death and resurrection on ...  Read more

Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $600.00

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