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Nazareth
According to the Christian faith, Nazareth was home to Mary and Joseph before the birth of Christ. Located in northern Israel, this once-sleepy village is now a bustling metropolis full of Ottoman-era mansions and Roman ruins. Lofty churches, mosques, and temples pepper the city, along with both Christian and Muslim holy sites. 
 
The Basics
Nazareth is an important Holy Land site on par with Bethlehem, Haifa, and Jerusalem. Here you can find some of the most beautiful churches in the Middle East, such as the Basilica of the Annunciation, the Church of St. Gabriel, and St. Joseph’s Church. The White Mosque is also a must-see, along with the Peace Mosque and Ela-Nabi Sa'in Mosque. For a taste of Nazareth’s diverse culture, visit the Diwan El Lajun, a multicultural performing arts center. 

Nazareth is a popular day trip destination from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Most tours last at least a day, and some multi-day excursions visit Nazareth along with other important Holy Land sites such as Jericho, Bethlehem, the Dead Sea, and the Sea of Galilee. Private tours are also available for a personalized experience. 
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Nazareth is a must-see for history buffs and culture lovers. 
  • Remember to dress modestly if you plan to visit churches or mosques—you should cover up from your shoulders to below your knees. 
  • Because this is a predominantly Arab city, most stores and restaurants are open during Shabbat on Fridays and Saturdays.
 
How to Get There
Nazareth is located in northern Israel, near the borders of Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. By road, the city is roughly two hours from Jerusalem and 90 minutes from Tel Aviv. It’s possible to travel by bus from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, although be aware that public transportation does not run during Shabbat or on Jewish holidays.
 
When to Get There
You can visit Nazareth year-round, although Israel’s weather is most pleasant during spring and autumn. Most restaurants and stores close on Sundays. 
 
Holy Sites in Nazareth
The Basilica of the Annunciation is a modern church built upon Crusade-era ruins, the remains of which are still visible on the lower level. The site’s mix of architectural styles and stunning works of art make it one of the most unique churches in Israel. Mary’s Well is another important spot, known for its beautifully restored Roman arches.


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

Discover the New Testament sites of Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee on this day trip from Tel Aviv. In Nazareth, Jesus’ childhood home, explore the Church of the Annunciation and Church of St Joseph. After your Nazareth tour, visit some fabled miracle locations around the Sea of Galilee including the site of the feeding of the 5,000. Visit Capernaum and then pass through Tiberias on route to the Jordan River, with the chance to be baptized in its waters. Nazareth and Galilee tours don’t come much more comprehensive!
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Nazareth, Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Jerusalem

Visit the Holy Land sites of Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee on this full-day guided tour from Jerusalem. Travel to the city of Nazareth, described in the New Testament as the childhood home of Jesus. See popular Holy Land sites like the Basilica of the Annunciation and Mt. Tabor, the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus. At the Sea of Galilee, see where Jesus performed miracles and walk the shores where he first taught his followers. Also, consider being baptized where Jesus was, in the Jordan River.
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Jordan River, Nazareth, and the Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv

Visit Biblical sites in Nazareth and Galilee on a full-day tour from Tel Aviv to the places where Jesus and other Biblical figures are believed to have lived and preached. With the option to get baptized in the Jordan River, this tour is designed around the region’s New Testament sites; it’s a curated Christian experience that ensures you won’t miss out on the places that are most important to you.
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Highlights of Israel and Jordan - 11 days

Explore Israel’s and Jordan highlights site, This 11 days adventure covers highlights Israel and Jordan top tour sites. Begin in Tel Aviv make your way to Visit the archeological sites atop Masada plateau then immerse yourself in the Dead Sea; Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Northern Israel and sleep at a kibbutz near Galilee and to continu to the Golan Heights and to visit culture and history in modern Haifa, ancient Caesarea and Tel Aviv’s bustling port. Our next destination is the Kingdom of Jordan spend 3 days in Petra World Heritage Site, Wadi Musa Amman and Madaba..• 10-night biblical and historical Israel & Jordan Trip• Explore Nazareth, Golan Heights and the miracle sites of the Sea of Galilee• Explore Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Masada & Dead Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site.• In Jerusalem, City of Gold, see world famous Christian and historic landmarks.• Explore the Rose City of Petra, a symbol of Jordan and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Biblical Highlights of the Galilee On A Small Group Tour From Tel Aviv

Follow in the footsteps of Jesus on a guided, full-day tour from Nazareth to the Sea of Galilee. Beginning in Tel Aviv, visit some of the most important sites in northern Israel, like the historic city of Nazareth where Jesus spent much of his childhood. Visit Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle. See where Jesus taught his disciples, where he fed the multitude, where he was baptized and much more. Any necessary entry fees plus a Tel Aviv hotel pickup and drop-off are included on this small-group tour.
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Nazareth, Tiberias, and the Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Jerusalem

Highlights of Nazareth, Tiberias, and the Sea of Galilee Discover the New Testament sites of Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee on this day trip from Jerusalem. In Nazareth, Jesus’ childhood home, explore the Church of the Annunciation and Church of St Joseph. After your Nazareth tour, visit some fabled miracle locations around the Sea of Galilee including the site of the feeding of the 5,000. Visit Capernaum and then pass through Tiberias on route to the Jordan River, with the chance to be baptized in its waters. Nazareth and Galilee tours don’t come much more comprehensive! . • Full day trip from Tel Aviv to Nazareth, Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee • Guided tour of popular Holy Land sights, such as the Church of St Joseph. • Optional baptism on the Jordan River  • Transport by air-conditioned coach  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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Nazareth, Tiberias, and Sea of Galilee Day Tour from Jerusalem - Small Group

Israel is full of sites considered holy by many religions, and seeing them all can be intimidating to tackle on your own. This tour of holy sites in the Galilee region makes it easy. Head to key sites around Nazareth, plus Kafer Kana, the Sea of Galilee, the Church of the Multiplication, and more, ending your journey back in Jerusalem. All entrance fees and transportation are included for great value.
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Classic Israel Tour 7 Day Best of The holy Lands

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Private Tour: Nazareth, Tiberias and Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv

Leave modern Tel Aviv on a full-day, private tour of Nazareth, Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee that takes in Israel’s biblical history. Visit an arched basilica and intimate shrines in the Church of the Annunciation, and explore hushed crypts beneath St. Joseph’s Church. Follow Jesus’ biblical footsteps to Kfar Kana and Tiberias then board a boat across the Sea of Galilee. Enter Capernaum to discover ruins of the synagogues where Jesus taught, then stop at a Jordan River baptismal site and return to Tel Aviv. 
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Haifa Shore Excursion: Nazareth and Galilee Day Trip

When arriving in Israel at the Port of Haifa, visit the holy lands of Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee on this guided, full-day shore excursion. Travel to the city of Nazareth, described in the New Testament as the childhood home of Jesus. See popular sites like the Basilica of the Annunciation and Mount Tabor, the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus. At the Sea of Galilee, see where Jesus performed miracles and visit the synagogue where he first taught his followers. Port of Haifa pickup and drop-off included.
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7 Nights Holy Land Tour

Explore the historic and religious highlights of Israel on a 7-day tour designed for Christians looking to see the most important biblical sites across the country. While Israel is home to an overwhelming number of significant religious sites, by traveling on a guided tour you can maximize your time in the country and get an in-depth perspective of the sites along the way.
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7-Night Israel Highlights and Biblical Tour: Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Galilee and Optional Dead Sea Day Trip

Explore Israel’s highlights on a 7-night biblical tour from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth and Galilee, with an optional day-trip to the Dead Sea (additional cost). Follow Jesus’ footsteps from Gethsemane to the Church of All Nations, and discover Jerusalem’s rich past in the Old City. Travel to Jesus’ birthplace and childhood home, stand on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, and discover a ruined synagogue where Jesus may have taught; finish your trip through Israel’s culture and history in modern Haifa, ancient Caesarea and Tel Aviv’s bustling port.
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Israel 8 Days -7 Nights Tel Aviv With Tours:Jerusalem,Nazareth, Galilee,Dead Sea

This 8 days- 7 night package tour offers the best and easy way to discover the treasures of Israel,
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Nazareth, Tiberias, and the Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Jerusalem

Follow the New Testament to Nazareth, Tiberias, and the Sea of Galilee on a full-day tour that explores some of Israel’s important Christian sites. With the opportunity for baptism in the Jordan River, you’ll see places where Jesus and the apostles are believed to have lived, preached, and worked miracles; a day that’s designed around New Testament events ensures you won’t miss out on the places that matter most.
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4-Day Christian and Jewish Sacred Sites Tour: Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Nazareth

Visit Israel’s iconic Christian and Jewish sites on this comprehensive 4-day tour of the Holy Lands. With an informative guide, gain valuable insight into the most notable places in Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem, Nazareth and Lower Galilee. Experience firsthand some of the most sacred spots in the world, like the sites of Jesus’ birth, baptism and crucifixion; the Western (Wailing) Wall, the holiest of Jewish sites; Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock; and so much more. Three nights of accommodations, transportation and some meals are included on this tour.
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Tours In Haifa

On our way from Nazareth to the coast, we pass by Mount Precipice, where Jesus survived an attempt to throw him off the cliff. We’ll stop for a short break to appreciate the view, and then carry on to Tzippori (Sepphoris), where we’ll visit a local organic olive press. Olive oil has been the local industry for the last few thousand years: we’ll learn about the process and taste some of the best varieties.We continue our tour in Haifa, the northern capital of Israel. Haifa is a holy city for the Baha’i faith, who have planted sacred gardens along the Carmel hill leading up to their shrine. We arrive at the temple and then take a guided tour of the gardens, learning about the Baha’i history and religion and appreciating the aesthetic features of the gardens too.
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Half Day Tour in Haifa

On our way from Nazareth to the coast, we pass by Mount Precipice, where Jesus survived an attempt to throw him off the cliff. We’ll stop for a short break to appreciate the view, and then carry on to Tzippori (Sepphoris), where we’ll visit a local organic olive press. Olive oil has been the local industry for the last few thousand years: we’ll learn about the process and taste some of the best varieties.
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Multi-day Tours

2-Day Northern Israel Tour from Tel Aviv: Golan Heights, Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee

Discover Northern Israel on a 2-day tour from Tel Aviv to Golan Heights, Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee that explores historic sites and biblical landmarks. Rise into a wild mountain landscape, visit a border hot springs and take in views of the Golan Plateau from Mount Bental. Sleep at a kibbutz,  experience Nazareth’s Church of the Annunciation and descend into crypts below St. Joseph’s Church, then visit the excavated ruins of ancient synagogues in Capernaum and see a Jordan River baptismal site before returning to Tel Aviv. 
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Day Trips

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The Best of Jerusalem & Bethlehem - Shore Excursion from Ashdod

This shore tour takes you from the port of Ashdod to the most famous historical sites of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, including a visit to the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the Mount of Olives, The Wailing Wall, the Via Dolorosa (the last walk that Jesus Christ took, carrying the cross) and the Nativity Church.Entrance fees are included within the tour price.
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Cultural Tours

Full-Day Christian Tour of Galilee

Stand in the very places where Jesus lived and preached on this full-day Christian Galilee tour from Jerusalem. Travel to the lush region around the Sea of Galilee, and explore the sites of Jesus’ childhood and ministry. Explore Capernaum, where Jesus taught; see the site of the feeding of the 5,000; and visit Nazareth among other hallowed sites. Entrance fees, and Jerusalem hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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4-Day Christian and Jewish Sacred Sites Tour from Tel Aviv: Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Nazareth

Depart Tel Aviv on a 4-day tour to Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Nazareth, and visit Israel’s sacred Christian and Jewish sites. Walk Jerusalem’s old city to the Western Wall, Temple Mount and Dome of the Rock; take in views from the summit of the Mount of Olives then see the Pools of Bethesda and the Via Dolorosa. Go deep into the Judean Desert to explore iconic churches in Bethlehem and Nazareth, glimpse ruined synagogues in the ancient seaside city of Capernaum and visit a baptism site in the Jordan River.
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Day Trips

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

Travel deep into the land of miracles on this Biblical day tour that includes the chance to be baptized in the Jordan River. Explore key sites from Jesus’ Nazareth childhood and visit the location where Christians believe Jesus turned water into wine, the place where he is supposed to have fed 5,000 people, and the lake where he is said to have walked on water. Your day includes door-to-door transfers.
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Haifa Shore Excursion: Private Nazareth and Sea of Galilee Day Trip

Set out from Haifa on a full-day, private shore excursion to Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee, and take in some of Israel’s most significant biblical landmarks. Follow your personal guide into the soaring basilica at Nazareth’s Church of the Annunciation, and explore underground crypts beneath St. Joseph’s Church; follow Jesus’ footsteps to the Sea of Galilee and the village of Capernaum, then visit an iconic Jordan River baptismal site before returning to your ship.  
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Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Nazareth Day Trip from Tel Aviv

Visiting Israel’s key biblical locations independently—and doing them justice—in a day from Tel Aviv is a big ask, especially without a rental car. Experience four of the sites held most sacred by Christians on this day trip to Nazareth, Galilee, Capernaum, and Tiberias. Learn the background and Bible stories associated with each sight from your guide, and enjoy an optional River Jordan baptism at Yardenit before your return.
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