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Christian Galilee Tour

In this Christian Galilee Tour, we’ll explore the Galilee region. Driving up the coastline first stopping in Nazareth, where Jesus grew up. Then we will continue and drive around the Sea of Galilee, visiting key sites like Capernaum, where Jesus taught and preached.

Tour Details

08:00 O'CLOCK

CAESAREA MARITIMA

On our way to Nazareth, we'll drive up the coastline first stopping at Caesarea Maritima. Caesarea is where Simon Peter converted Cornelius the Centurion to Christianity. He is considered by Christians to be the first Gentile to convert to the faith, as related in Acts of the Apostles. Moreover, Caesarea is where Saint Paul was kept under arrest before he was sent to Rome to be trailed.

HIGHLIGHTS

Herod's Palace

Roman Theatre

09:30 O'CLOCK

ANCIENT NAZARETH

Ancinrt Nazareth, where Jesus grew up and spent his adulthood. Our tour would focus on the Church of the Annunciation, where according

HIGHLIGHTS

Church of the Annunciation

 

12:00 O'CLOCK

CAPERNAUM

Capernaum was a fishing village established during the time of the Hasmoneans, located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. Archaeological excavations have revealed two ancient synagogues built one over the other. A house turned into a church by the Byzantines is believed to have been the home of Saint Peter.

HIGHLIGHTS

Jesus' Synagogue

House of Peter

13:00 O'CLOCK

LUNCH TIME - ASSAF WINERY

Assaf Wine village is opening the gate to the Golan Heights, the Kedem Family established an agricultural tourism project (agriturismo) and a Wine Village with a Winery in its heart - there we'll have our light lunch.

HIGHLIGHTS

Trying Some Delicious Wine And Tapas

14:00 O'CLOCK

TABGHA (MIRCALE OF THE MULTIPLACTION)

Tabgha is traditionally accepted as the place of the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes (Mark 6:30–46) and the third resurrection appearance of Jesus.

HIGHLIGHTS

Church of Peter's Primacy

Church of the Multiplication

15:00 O'CLOCK

MOUNT OF BEATITUDES (SERMON ON THE MOUNT)

Mount of Beatitudes is where Jesus is believed to have delivered the Sermon on the Mount. The famous sermon became one of the main pillars of Christian Ethos. We will discuss this more in length during the tour.

HIGHLIGHTS

The New Church Built By Antonio Barluzzi

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KURSI NATIONAL PARK

Kursi is an archaeological site containing the ruins of an ancient Byzantine monastery and identified by tradition as the site of Jesus' "Miracle of the Swine". Part of the archaeological site is now a national park located in the Golan region.

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Kursi National Park

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JORDAN RIVER (YARDENIT BAPTISMAL SITE)

The baptism of Jesus (Matthew, 3: 13-17) took place in the river Jordan. Christian tradition points to a location called Qasr el Yahud, north of the Dead Sea and east of Jericho. The Yardenit Baptismal Site was opened in the 1980s where the river Jordan pours out from the Sea of Galilee.

HIGHLIGHTS

The Jordan River