8 DAYS CIRCUIT
FROM 15 TO 22 JUNE 2020
PORTUGAL | TEL AVIV
The time to be indicated, travel by Autocarro Grande Turismo to Porto airport. Arrival and boarding formalities for travel by plane to Lisbon. Then flight from Lisbon to Tel Aviv. Arrival in Ben Gurion, Tel Aviv airport, where a representative of the tour operator will accompany us on the Transfer to the hotel. Arrival and accommodation. Dinner. Accommodation.
JERICHO | DEAD SEA | JORDAN VALLEY | NAZARETH
Breakfast and departure to explore one of the oldest and most inhabited cities in the world: JERICHO. We will stop together at the “HILL OF TEMPTATIONS”, where Jesus was judged twice by the devil. We will pass by the famous “Tree Sycamore” in Jericho. Lunch (included). Then visit the DEAD SEA, where you will have the opportunity to experience a unique dive. We will cross the JORDAN VALLEY towards the city of NAZARETH. Visit to the Baptismal site at Qasr Il Yahood in the Jordan River region. Dinner (included). Accommodation.
CANAAN | GALILYAN SEA
Breakfast, departure to the village of CANAAN, site of the first miracle performed by Jesus, the miracle of wine. View to the Franciscan church built there. Then we will go out to the SEA OF GALILY, where we will take a boat trip on the lake of Tiberias. Lunch (included). During the afternoon, visit the Beatitudes Mount with its beautiful garden and a fabulous view over Lake Tabghaa, where, according to tradition, the miracles of the multiplication of fish and bread occurred. In addition to being the first place of the primacy of St. Peter. And finally Capernaum, the “City of Jesus”, with its synagogue and the home of St. Peter. Return to Nazareth. Dinner (included). Accommodation.
NAZARETH | HAIFA | BETHLEHEM
Breakfast and visit to the city of Nazareth, starting with the Basilica of the Annunciation, which is built on the house of Mary. Lunch (included). Continuation and visit to the Church of the Synagogue, Church of S. Gabriel and Mary Well. We will continue on the coastal plain, visiting Haifa, the Church of Stella Maris overlooking the Bahai gardens and the bay of Haifa. Travel to Bethlehem. Arrival at the hotel. Accommodation. Dinner (included). Overnight.
BELÉM | EIN KAREM
Breakfast and departure to visit the village of BET SAHOUR and its Franciscan chapel in the “Shepherds Field”, where according to tradition, the angels appeared to the Pastors announcing the birth of the Savior. Lunch (included). During the afternoon we will visit the Basilica of the Nativity, built on the birthplace of Jesus Christ. We will continue to Jerusalem, visiting the Church of the Visitation in EIN KAREM. Travel to Bethlehem. Dinner (included). Overnight.
MOUNT OF OLIVES | MOUNT SIAM
Breakfast and departure to visit the Mount of Olives. According to the Bible, Jesus would have transmitted some of his teachings there. We will visit the Ascension Mosque and Eleona, walking towards the chapel of Dominus Flevit, following the Church of All Nations and Gethsemane. Lunch (included). During the afternoon, departure to Monte Sião to visit the Domination Abbey, where according to tradition, Mary sleeps forever. We will continue with the visit to the Cenacle and the Church of St. Peter, in Gallicantu, which is built on the house of Caiaphas, the high priest. Return to the hotel. Dinner (included). Overnight.
OLD TOWN OF JERUSALEM
Breakfast and departure to visit OLD TOWN OF JERUSALEM with lunch (included). Visit to the Western Wall, Mosque Al Aqsa and most of Omar, we will continue to the Church of St. Anne with its pool of Bthesda making the via Dolorosa (Way of the Cross) towards the HOLY SEPULCHER, which is built on the empty tomb of Jesus. Return to the hotel. Dinner (included). Overnight.
RETURN TO PORTUGAL
After breakfast, departure towards the airport. Arrival and boarding formalities for flight to Portugal. Arrival in Lisbon and shortly thereafter, flight to the city of Porto. Landing transfers to the points of origin.