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Off the Beaten Track

Unique things to see and do while you are in Israel

There is so much to see and do in Israel, with many hidden gems throughout the country. If you are looking for something a little different, here are some suggestions. If you would like to share your own discoveries, please email Eliat Harel at eharel@mplsfed.org.

 

What’s happening in Israel?

Find information about what events are taking place in Israel, and be sure to check out different kinds of tours, like hop on off bus tours or these tours designed around a theme.

 

 

waterfall
Hot Spots for Cool Hiking!

Stay cool with Israel’s top 10 water hikes.

 

 

Bike Riding

For the bike rider who wants to explore Israeli bike paths, this one is for you!

 

 

 

turtleGo Green!

For anyone looking to experience eco-friendly travel options, look no further!

 

 

 

segway webTour Jerusalem on a Segway

If you’re touring Jerusalem, hop on a Segway. It’s greener than a bus and more fun than walking!

 

 

 

streetwise webStreetWise Hebrew

Learn Hebrew through signs and graffiti while roaming the streets of Tel Aviv. (Basic Hebrew needed.)

 

 

 

theaterIsraeli Theater

If you are a fan of the theater, Tel Aviv has some of Israel’s finest. The Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv now offers plays translated into English, Russian, and French. View the schedule for specific dates and times.

 

 

self tour webSelf-Guided Tours in Tel Aviv

Enjoy walking around Tel Aviv at your own pace with three different self-guided routes. Each route includes key stations that tell the story of Tel Aviv-Yafo, highlighting important sites and prominent inhabitants.


zimmer webZimmer–Bed and Breakfast the Israeli Way

Israel’s rural tourism, comprise of 10,000 Zimmerim (guest rooms), spread across the country, is very advanced. Opening a new way for tourists to learn about Israel, Zimmer hospitality offers an unforgettable experience.

 

 

shuk webTour the Shuk

Three tours offer unique perspectives of Shuk Machane Yehud market.

 

 

 

shuk and cook webShuk and Cook

For the culinary enthusiast visiting in Israel, this adventure brings you to Shuk Machane Yehud to shop for (and taste) fresh ingredients and then to a kitchen to cook and then enjoy a wonderful meal.

 

negrin webMichal Negrin–Factory Tour

Experience a unique tour of jewelry designer Michael Negrin’s home town factory. The 90 minute tour ends with a cup of hot chocolate and a piece of cake in their cafe. This makes a great day trip from Jerusalem and is appropriate for ages 7+.

 

 

childrens museumDialogue In the Dark

This extraordinary exhibit at the Israel Children’s Museum will take you on a fascinating social, moral, and emotional journey. During the tour, blind guides lead visitors through dark but designed spaces: nature, a pedestrian crossing, a port, and more. This exhibit is intended for people ages 9 to 99; pre-booking is required.

 

 

style webTLV Style

TLV Style allows you to intimately immerse yourself in the Israeli fashion world as you embark on a boutique tour personalized to showcase your fashion interests. Full and half day tours showcasing apparel, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and more available.

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