When you think of travelling the Mediterranean often Greece, Croatia or Italy come to mind, but why not visit Israel? Israel’s fascinating history, amazing beaches, delicious hummus and non-stop party nightlife, all make it a must-see destination.
See our top 6 reasons why you should visit Israel now!
1. Fascinating history
Israel’s history dates back over 5000 years, from the Bible to the Crusades to the Ottoman Empire, Israel has seen it all. A holy place for the 3 major monotheistic religions, Jerusalem is a must see when you visit Israel. Make sure to visit religious sites like The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Dome of the Rock, the Western Wall and Al-Aqsa Mosque.
2. Year round sunshine
Good news for everyone who loves sunshine and summer weather! Israel has more than 300 days of sunshine a year! With lows of 20 degree and highs of 30 degree, you’ll have no excuse to go outside and enjoy visiting everything this country has to offer.
3. Float in the Dead Sea
Boarding both Jordan and Israel, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth at 431m below sea level. With a salt concentration 10 times more than the ocean there is no surprise you won’t see any sea creatures and you can float with ease.
4. Buzzing nightlife
The party capital of the middle east, Tel Aviv is the city to head for a night out! From beach parties, to rooftop bars to buzzing clubs, it’s time to get amongst the party nightlife and dance until dawn.
5. Beautiful beaches
With coastline that boarders the Mediterranean, the Dead Sea, the Red Sea, and the Sea of Galilee, there is endless beaches for you to relax and soak up the sun at.
6. Delicious food
Pull on your stretchy pants and eat up the delicious Israeli food! From hummus to falafel to Shakshuka, you’ll want to try everything. For those with a sweet tooth, don’t forget to try popular desert Kanafeh which is a cheese pastry soaked in a sweet sugar-based syrup. Yum!
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