Guided tour of Bethlehem (half-day)   - Departs from Jerusalem & the Tel Aviv area

Guided tour of Bethlehem (half-day) - Departs from Jerusalem & the Tel Aviv area

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The city of Bethlehem
Visit to the churches of the Nativity and St Catherine
St. Joseph's Chapel
The services of a professional guide

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Sofortige Bestätigung

Durée
5 Stunden

Langues

Deutsch
Französisch
Englisch
Spanisch
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Description

Explore Bethlehem and visit its key Christian churches during this half-day trip!

You'll leave from your hotel and head to Bethlehem. Bethlehem is famous for being the birthplace of King David, and he later ruled this town. Once you arrive, you'll stop at Manger Square where Christians from all over the world gather on Christmas Eve. Around the square you'll find the Palestinian Peace Centre, the Omar Mosque and the Church of the Nativity.

You'll visit the Church of the Nativity which was built in the 4th century on the spot where Jesus was born. The church was enlarged in the 6th century, but you'll still be able to admire the original mosaics. You'll continue your visit to the Grotto of the Nativity where a silver star marks the birthplace of Christ.

You'll leave the Basilica and enter the Church of St. Catherine. You'll see chambers cut out of the rock that lie under this church which was built in 1882. You'll visit the different chapels, including the Chapel of the Innocent and the Chapel of St. Joseph where St. Jerome translated the Bible from Hebrew to Latin.

You'll head off towards Jerusalem and pass the Church of All Angels, designed by Berluzzi which marks the Shepherds' Field. You'll also pass by Ruth's field, the place where she met her husband.

At the end of the tour you'll be dropped off at David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem.

Options

When booking, you'll be asked to select a time according to your pick-up location. Please note that each time corresponds to a different city:

  • 8:30 am: Jerusalem (pick-up between 8.15am and 8.45am)
  • 7.15am: Tel Aviv (pick-up between 7am and 7.30am)
  • 6.30am: Herzliya (pick-up between 6.15am and 6.45am)

Bon à savoir

  • Availability: Every day (except under exceptional circumstances)
  • Departure times and location (exact time and location will be confirmed after you book):
    - Jerusalem:  Pick-up at your hotel between 8.15am and 8.45am
    - Tel Aviv: Pick-up at your hotel between 7am and 7.30am
    - Herzliya: Pick-up at your hotel between 6.15am and 6.45am
  • Duration: half a day
  • Proper attire is required to visit these premises. You must wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees
  • You must have your passport with you for the tour of Bethlehem
  • The tour operator only picks up from certain hotels and the pick-up will be confirmed after you book
  • We recommend you wear suitable walking attire
  • The tour may be cancelled in case of force majeure. If this is the case, the activity will be postponed or a refund will be offered

Le prix inclut

  • The visit to Bethlehem
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • The admission fees
  • The services of a professional guide
  • Pick-up from your hotel

Le prix n’inclut pas

  • Food and drink
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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