JERUSALEM SHORE EXCURSION
Price: 39 euros
Duration: 7 hours
Level Activity: Medium
Extra Fees: There's no extra fee in the excursion in Jerusalem
What's eating: Since you are in one of the most important centers of the Jewish Communities, why not trying their food? You will find many kosher restaurants.
Souvenir: There is a souq (Arab market) to find good bargains.
Code Dress: Please note the Dress Code recommended to enter any church. No shorts, bare shoulders or miniskirts. This applies to both men and women. Comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended
SHORE EXCURSION IN ...
From the port of Ashdod we will head towards Jerusalem, and we will reach it in about an hour and twenty. There we will visit the Garden of Gethsemane, located on the Mount of Olives, where Jesus retired after the last supper before being betrayed by Judas and arrested. We will continue our tour by visiting the Basilica of Nations, built in 1924 thanks to the contribution of many countries.
Then we will visit the Western Wall, the only " very sacred "place for the Jews. From the square, also , you can see the El Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock , a holy place for Muslims.
We will continue our shore excursion along the Via Crucis, until we reach the Holy Sepulchre and the Mount of Calvary.
We will have a little free time for lunch , and then we will continue our excursion to Bethlehem , where we will visit the Basilica of the Nativity, built on the site where an ancient tradition commemorates the birth of Jesus
Finally we will return to our bus that will lead us back to the port of Ashdod for boarding
*Shore excursions could be subject to variations due to external causes as Cruise Companies politics, weather conditions, duration of the stay of the ship in the port, legal demonstrations