Israel’s northern coast is home to ancient Roman ruins, stunning grottos and beautiful beaches. This day tour takes you through all of the regional highlights includinAg Caesaria, Haifa, the Bahai Gardens, Rosh Hanikra and Acre (Acco). All of the highlights of coastal Northern Israel in one day tour. We begin the day in Caesaria, site of the ancient Roman regional capital and port. Named by Herod the Great in honor of Caesar Augustus, Caesaria was one of the most ambitious port-building enterprises of the Roman world, begun in 22 BCE.
We will take you on a walking tour of the archeological remains, including the port, the city, the hippodrome and the impressive amphitheatre, and help bring this ancient city with its tumultuous history back to life .
From Caesarea we continue north to Haifa for a beautiful panoramic view of the impressive Bahai Gardens, the city and the port. Haifa offers some of the most memorable panoramic views in Israel.
We then proceed on our journey towards Rosh Hanikra, where we take the cable car to visit the beautiful limestone grottos on the water front. We will also view Israel’s border with Lebanon, situated right on top of Rosh Hanikra.
Making our way back south, we will stop in the enchanting port city of Acre or Acco, to visit the Crusader underground city and the crypt. Acre, sight of Napoleon’s defeat, is rich in history, which is evident everywhere within the old city. We will walk through the old city market, bustling with the fresh finds of the local fishermen, as well as spices, vegetables, and more. The market ends at the scenic harbor, where you can watch local children jump into the ocean from the remains of the old city walls.
After walking along the waterfront, we return to the buses in order to return to your hotel in Tel Aviv, Herzeliyah or Jerusalem.
Tour ends approx.17:00
Return time to Tel Aviv by 18:30
*Please bring hats and comfortable shoes.
*** Important! Available language: English, Spanish, French or German