The Galilee is the perfect destination. Imagine sitting in the shade of an olive tree, sunbathing on a quiet beach, or walking along trails where steps still echo from the past. Its mystical atmosphere takes visitors away from the hectic world we live in today.
When to Go
The hottest season in the Galilee and Tiberias is the summer, in May, June, July, August, September and October. You will experience the most rainfall in December and January.
Israel’s currency is the shekel. You can change money (cash and traveler’s checks) in banks, post offices, licensed exchange bureaus and some hotels. If you have an international credit card, you can also withdraw money from ATMs.
Major credit cards – American Express, Diners, Visa, MasterCard, Access, Eurocard are widely accepted in Israel.
Israel is a very safe country to visit and explore. In 2008, 3 million tourists visited Israel, an all time record, and 3 million returned to their homes safely.
You can walk around Tel Aviv at all hours of day and night. Reasonable precautions are always a good idea.