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Destination Israel

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Israel never fails to excite and surprise both the avid traveller seeking to experience a country of immense natural beauty, world-class culture and unbeatable history or the pilgrim looking to get in touch with their religious roots.  For whatever the reason for a visit, a journey here certainly stirs up passion in a way few places on earth does!  Its historic and cultural relics are unrivaled and many sites are inscribed for the testimony they provide to their strong tradition of pilgrimage and for their profound meaning for faith.  To help you prepare for a future journey, we've compiled a sample of inspirational information and resources to keep your Israel wanderlust alive!  Click away and learn about Israel, but do check back again as we will update and refresh this page with new inspirational material.  If you can't find what you're looking for, contact us here and we can help!

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Eastern Mediterranean - April 2022

The warm and inviting ports of the Mediterranean are the perfect place to restart your world explorations after the long-awaited return of safe travel.  Join us on board the ms Westerdam as we cruise these turquoise waters... READ MORE

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The Holy Land Featuring The Passion Play in Oberammergau - 6 Departures to Choose From!

With six departures to choose from between May and September 2022, this very special journey allows us to experience first hand the land in which Jesus lived and died and then continue to experience the enactment of His Life and Passion in the village of Oberammergau... READ MORE

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Holy Land Explorer Cruise - May 2022

Join us on board the ms Westerdam as we cruise these turquoise waters to unique and interesting ports from Venice to Tel Aviv and then, back to Venice.  Holland America Line's ms Westerdam is and exceptional cruise ship, offering a combination of wonderful... READ MORE

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UNESCO: Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba

"Historic settlement mounds, known as tels, are characteristic of the flatter lands of the eastern Mediterranean, particularly in Lebanon, Syria, Israel and eastern Turkey.  Of more than 200 such mounds in Israel, the three sites of Megiddo, Hazor and Beer Sheba are representative of those that contain.." READ MORE

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UNESCO: Masada's Outstanding Universal Value

“Masada is a rugged natural forest, of majestic beauty, in the Judean Desert overlooking the Dead Sea. It is a dramatically located site of great natural beauty overlooking the Dead Sea, a rugged fortress on which the Judaean king Herod the Great…” READ MORE

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UNESCO: Caesarea

“The city that Herod the Great dedicated to Caesar Augustus more than 2,000 years ago, Caesarea is situated on the Mediterranean coast alongside bays and shallow inlets that were formed by wave erosion…” READ MORE

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Google Arts and Culture - Israel

“Israel, officially known as the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.  It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan to the east…” READ MORE

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Haifa: Beauty That Inspires

With steep cliffs rolling down to the shore of the Mediterranean Sea and green hills overlooking the Haifa port, Israel's third largest city boasts some of the most picturesque views in the country…” WATCH VIDEO

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The Old City of Jerusalem: A Magical City of Splendour

Visiting the Old City of Jerusalem is like travelling to a mystical, magical new world.  Long considered one of the world's holiest and most visited locations and home to structures and ruins significant to the three...” WATCH VIDEO

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Record Breaking Numbers Visit Israel

“There was a huge number of Canadians flocking to Israel pre-COVID-19, and there's no doubt that trend will return soon as many are eager to discover one of today's best kept tourism secrets…” READ MORE

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Pilgrimage to Israel - Peeter Vanker's Tour Leader Report

“Our pilgrimage to Israel in November 2013 put us in touch with our religious roots.  We walked along the roads where Jesus walked, sailed the waters where Jesus and his disciples sailed, sat along the same hills where Jesus taught and heeled…” READ MORE

Be sure to check this page often, as we're always looking for new and exciting resources to help inspire your future travels. Contact us today to join our next journey to Israel.