Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Cultural Tour In The Holy Land – 8 Days

1st Day
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, assistance by a delegate of Eco Solution Travel and transfer to your hotel in Jerusalem.
Welcome cocktail.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

2st Day - Tribute to the victims
After breakfast, visit to the Holocaust Memorial Yad Veshem,
We will continue to Hadassah Hospital located at the foothills of Jerusalem.
Ein Kerem to see Marc Chagall's stained glass windows.
Then lunch in the village of Ein Kerem followed by a visit to the Basilica of the Visitation.
Then back at the hotel for a glass manufacturing antiquity conference and Marc Chagall.

3rd Day
After breakfast, visit the on Mount Scopus. Breathtaking view of Jerusalem.
We continue to the old town through the Wadi Joz, then the Kidron Valley and the City of David facing the Mount of Olives which is the largest Jewish cemetery in the world, then the Détritus Gate, the Wailing Wall the Holy Sepulchre and the tunnel wall.
Back to the hotel, rest and Dinner at 18:30.
At the beginning of the evening we will go to the Museum of Coexistence - This museum is located on the old crossing point which allowed Mandelbaum, before 1967, moving from East Jerusalem to West Jerusalem. The special feature of this museum is to present art as an universal language, in order to stimulate public debate.

4th Day
After breakfast, visit the Israeli Museum, the model of Jerusalem at the time of the Second Temple, House of the Book with the famous Dead Sea Scrolls and garden sculptures. View of the Knesset and Menorah.
Visit the Old City of Jerusalem in the afternoon. We start with the David Citadel where a model of Jerusalem from the 19th century and had slept for decades at the Palace of the Nations in Geneva! Walk in the souk of Jerusalem.
Return to hotel, dinner.
Conference with a member of the Israeli parliament.

5th Day
We will leave Jerusalem to Caesarea, where we will visit the museum Reali, private museum dedicated to the South American art of biblical inspiration, lunch at the Caesarea Golf restaurant. Meeting with one of the best current Israeli sculptors.
We will then continue to Tel Aviv.
Visit the Museum of the Independence where we is the recording of the declaration of independence of the state of Israel by David Ben Gurion.
Transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv.
Then dinner in a typical local restaurant.

6th Day
Late breakfast and free morning. Appointment at noon (accurate) to join the Opera: representation of the Castle Bluebeard Bela Bartok preceded by "Kindertotenlieder" of Mahler. You will angnoledge the disigned that have been made by the master glassmaker Chihully. Snack at the opera return to your hotel.
Dinner and evening at the Litvak Gallery, which presents an exhibition of Chihuly.

7st Day
Morning an urban architect will show Tel Aviv city declared by UNESCO as the Bauhaus style.
We stroll through the neighborhoods "trend" of Neve Tzedek, Florentin and Tahana (old station line Damascus-Cairo).
Afternoon optional: the Design Museum designed by architect and Israeli designer Ron Arad.

8th Day - Depart for your return flight
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport.

(*) Last minute changes may occur.