Tel Aviv – West Coast of Israel
Tel Aviv (Tel Aviv Yafo) is one of Israel’s most modern cities and it has grown significantly over the last few years becoming a popular tourist destination. The various districts of the city make it a vast area to cover and there are plenty of landmarks and activities which are waiting to be experienced. Tourists who enjoy exploring new and fascinating cities will be astonished by what is on offer with Tel Aviv holidays.
After you fly to Tel Aviv you can look forward to a short and swift transfer to your accommodation. You will be enjoying your city break in around 30 minutes after landing at Ben Gurion International Airport.
As Israel’s second largest city and a growing tourist attraction, you will be able to choose from various Tel Aviv accommodation. Hostels are an option if you are looking to stay on a strict budget as are low cost Tel Aviv holiday apartments. You can find cheap hotels in Tel Aviv which offer you all the typical facilities and amenities that modern tourists have come to expect from accommodation. There is also the option of a luxurious 5 star stay in the city if you want access to some terrific hotel services. From all the accommodation available you will be able to enjoy your stay on an all inclusive, half board or self catering basis.
Regular buses are the cheapest way travel if you don’t know where you are going, although taxis can take you straight to your destination. There is a main train line which runs through the city that can help you over to the nearby capital of Israel, Jerusalem.
Tel Aviv – Sightseeing & Activities
The long strip of beach along the coast of Tel Aviv makes the city a much more rounded destination where you can enjoy a summer holiday as well as a city break. Along the beach you will find plenty of room to either pull up a sun lounger or lay down a beach towel to soak up the endless summer sun. If you want to enjoy your days with various water sports, then you don’t have to look too far. Nearby you will find operators providing jet skiing, paragliding, scuba diving and various other activities.
If you are keen to get a better understanding of your new surroundings, then I suggest a trip to one of the many magnificent museums is in order. The Eretz-Israel Museum and the Museum of the Jewish Diaspora are found in the northern regions of the city, and they allow you to learn of the culture and history on Tel Aviv holidays. Towards the centre of the city you can enjoy the contents of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and the Bauhaus Center Tel Aviv, there you can view some great art and architecture. Other areas in the city such as the Azrieli Center Tower are a great attraction, climb to the top and you can enjoy views right across Tel Aviv.
If you plan your holidays to Tel Aviv right you can enjoy one of many festivals occurring throughout the year. The White Night Festival celebrates the city being UNESCO World Heritage Site and the celebrations go on during the day and through the night. If you are with the family then one of the water or amusement parks might interest you more. The Luna Park Tel Aviv is one such example.
Shopping in one of the markets provide you the chance to pick up some great souvenirs and handmade crafts that are great mementoes of holidays in Tel Aviv. There are plenty of shopping malls that have boutiques selling international brand clothes, jewellery and perfumes.
Tel Aviv – Cuisine & Nightlife
You will have plenty of chances to enjoy some unique Israeli cuisine during Tel Aviv holidays through the day and the night. You will find plenty of cafes and restaurants offer some great light meals whilst you are spending most of the day exploring the city. There are also popular fast food options too. On an evening you will have the choice of some classy restaurants to enjoy a fine meal. If the Israeli cuisine is not too your liking, you will also find various other popular international food on offer. If you are enjoying your stay on a self catering basis then you might be interested in picking up fresh ingredients from locals markets when you are cooking food in your room.
There is a very vibrant nightlife on offer in Tel Aviv. If you are looking to enjoy a late night out then you can choose from a wide variety of pubs, bars and clubs to party long into the early hours of the morning. Alternatively you can enjoy a night at the theatre as the city offers plenty of performing arts. Enjoy jazz and rock shows in come clubs or watch some contemporary dance and drama acts in the cities theatres.
Tel Aviv – Weather & Climate
Tel Aviv weather is very good during the summer and even the winter can be fairly mild. Summer enjoys some terrific weather in the coastal city of Israel and you can expect things to be as hot as 30°C during the peak summer months of July and August. Autumn maintains some good weather even into the early days of December.
Winter isn’t just the coldest months of the year, they’re the wettest too. Despite being the coldest months of the year you can still expect the temperatures to be around 10°C, ideal if you are considering a city break late in the year. Snowfall hasn’t occurring in Tel Aviv since 1950 so you shouldn’t expect to see any over the winter months. Things will begin to pick up once again in March entering spring.