Marco Polo Israel Guide
Experience all the attractions of Israel with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, complete with 'Best Of' recommendations. You'll find fantastic hotels, restaurants with great cuisine, trendy places to go and the best nightlife spots, as well as tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget.
There are also ideas for those travelling with children and for active pursuits as well as a summary of the country's main festivals and events.
Further sections include: Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Hebrew phrases and index; useful too is the "Perfect Route' section and the handy pull-out map supplied in addition to the Road Atlas inside.
With MARCO POLO Israel you will experience a fascinating phenomenon: almost everywhere you go you'll be accompanied by 3,000 years of history. The practical, pocket-sized guide introduces you to the contrasts of the daily routine, a veritable cocktail of modernity and tradition: ubiquitous practice of religion, bikinis on the beach and exciting club scene. Take in the beauty of the Negev Desert and the peace of the hills of Galilee: Israel is simply enthralling! The Insider Tips reveal where, like Jesus, you can walk on the Mount of Olives and the Mount of Beatitudes.
The 'Best Of' pages highlight some unique aspects of the country, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for what to do if it rains and where you can relax and unwind. Excursions & Tours lead you on a walk through Jerusalem's Old City to the important shrines of the three religions, and have you exploring biblical sites by the Sea of Galilee. Israel also is the perfect place for outdoor pursuits. The most important information with all the necessary contact details can be found in the Sports & Activities chapter. Finally the Dos & Don'ts keep you from inadvertently violating Jewish customs.