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Haifa & Acre | HF09

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Haifa & Acre

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Starting from £112.85 GBP / Adult
Begin your journey with a drive up Mount Carmel to view Haifa’s signature landmark, The Baha’i Gardens. These elaborate terraced gardens climb the slopes in stunning fashion on their way up to the golden Shrine of the Bab. The Baha’i Gardens are so spectacular, in fact, they’re commonly called the “eighth wonder of the world.” From here, head to the Stella Maris Monastery, built in the 19th century and offering up sweeping views of the Mediterranean Sea. Leaving Haifa, drive to Acre, the world’s only preserved Crusader city. Venture along the mighty ramparts and witness the city’s imposing examples of medieval architecture. Pay a visit to the grandest of them all, Knight’s Hall, erected in the 12th century by the famed Knights Hospitaller. Wander ghostly passages and grand chambers, while hearing tales of Richard the Lion Heart. Afterwards, a scenic drive leads back to Haifa and your waiting ship. This tour is provided by an operator that has been third-party certified to meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Council's Criteria for Tour Operators.
  • Marvel at views of Haifa’s signature landmark, the Baha’i Temple and Gardens.
  • Visit the Stella Maris Monastery and step into the grotto where the prophet Elijah is said to have lived.
  • Explore the 5,000-year-old port city of Acre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
What To BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Sun protection
  • Local currency
What To WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Part of this tour involves walking through narrow tunnels that guests with claustrophobia may find difficult.
  • This tour does not operate during the Jewish holiday of Sukot.
  • During high holidays and some festivals the Crusader’s Knight’s Hall is closed and an alternate venue will be visited.
  • Stella Maris Monastery is closed on Sundays.
Location Haifa, Israel Haifa, Israel
Tour Code HF09 HF09
Duration5.00 Hours 5.00 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous #Strenuous
#Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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