Pilgrimage to the Holy City of Jerusalem
Discover a place that is a monument in itself, follow the cobbled streets that will lead you to all the great sights of the city and allow yourself to be guided by this unprecedented feeling of wandering. Start your tour from the Old Town and meet one by one its neighborhoods that emerge within its historic walls. Admire the charm of the East through the stone buildings in the shades of ocher, the bell towers and the small open-air bazaars and get ready for an endless journey into the heart of Christianity.
Cross the Via Dolorosa, the street of the Martyrdom of Jesus Christ
and let the place tell you its own story through the monuments you will encounter on your way. Climb the hill of Golgotha where you will meet the Holy Sepulcher and the famous Church of the Resurrection. Of course you should pay a visit to the Cathedral of the Nations with its special physiognomy.
Discover every aspect of the historical wealth of the place with a visit to its famous museums such as the Israel Museum, the Archaeological Park, the Museum of Biblical Lands and the Rockefeller Museum of Archeology which impress each visitor with the special diversity of their exhibits and offer an unforgettable cultural experience.
Food and local cuisine
Apart from being a religious destination, Jerusalem is a place with many pleasant surprises. Discover the traditional flavors and aromas of the East with a walk in the open-air bazaars and in the local restaurants that will welcome you with open arms. You will love the traditional hummus, which goes perfectly with the famous falafel of the city. Complete this culinary journey with the delicious sweet kunefe, the favorite treat of all locals and visitors.
Best time to visit Jerusalem
Jerusalem is a destination that you can visit all months of the year. Ideally better to avoid the months of July and August as temperatures are quite high.
How to use transportation in Jerusalem
Transfer from/to Jerusalem
In Jerusalem you can travel by air from Athens and Thessaloniki as they have their own airport which is only 15 km from the city center. You can get to the city center either by bus or taxi.
The main means of transportation in Jerusalem is the bus. However walking is the ideal way to explore the sights of the city.