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NAZARETH

Known worldwide as the hometown of Jesus Christ, Nazareth draws flocks of pilgrims who come to see the place where Christ grew up, and follow his footsteps along the Jesus Trail. Most Nazareth itineraries start in the Old City, home to a staggering number of churches, monasteries, and mosques. Beyond that, you'll discover a bustling town that offers a blend of historic places of interest with a growing dining and entertainment scene. A trip to Nazareth reveals a harmonious mix of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian cultures, evident in its lively shops and marketplaces, as well as its Arab-influenced cuisine. Nazareth is in Galilee. Our Israel trip planner allows you to schedule your trip to Nazareth.

Biblical Highlights Full-Day Tour 

On the Biblical Highlights Tour participants will visit many of the most notable sites mentioned within the Bible. Nazareth's Church of Annunciation, Tiberias via Sea of Galilee, Capernaum and its synagogue, Tabgha and the Jordan River Baptismal Yardenit. 

Highlights

  • Visit the Church of Annunciation and Church of St. Joseph at Nazareth
  • Admire the stunning beauty of the Sea of Galilee
  • See the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught at Capernaum
  • Visit the site of miracle of the Fish and Loaves at Tabgha
  • Walk along the Jordan River baptismal site

Full description

Experience the stunning natural beauty and rich history of the Holy Land. Whether you read the bible spiritually or simply historically, this tour bring will bring it to life by visiting many of the main sites mentioned in its pages. This tour turns ancient words into reality.


The tour departs from Jerusalem via the Coastal Road and proceeds through the landscape of Lower Galilee to Nazareth, the small town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Church of Annunciation where Mary was told she would conceive the Son of God, and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue via Kana to the lovely present-day resort town of Tiberias.


Drive along beautiful Kineret lake to visit Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. Continue to Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, located at the foot of the Golan Heights. After this the tour moves on to Yardenit, the famous Baptismal site where the Jordan River leaves the Sea of Galilee towards the Dead Sea.