An unusual city-break: what to do in Tel Aviv 2018?

Travel Tips Tel Aviv 2018

In the hubbub of conflict, Tel Aviv-Jaffa , against the current, lives, pulse, for peace and tolerance. Spread 14 km along the Mediterranean Sea, the second largest city in Israel after Jerusalem, nourished by a young and dynamic blood, it is famous for never sleeping. The economic and financial center of the country, Tel Aviv-Jaffa is the image of modern Hebrew culture . Synagogues, mosques and churches come together under the banner of freedom in a peaceful climate.

Inherited from a forest of skyscrapers, well known for its immense beaches, multicultural, it is a city resolutely turned towards the future. But it has also preserved its history as evidenced by the old city of Jaffa , to the delight of tourists who can thus make a great gap of several centuries in a restricted area.  She celebrated her 100th birthday in 2009 but the white city is younger and more attractive than ever … a good reason to go for a walk!

What to do in Tel Aviv?

Take a walk to the market

The best way to soak up the atmosphere of the city is to visit its markets. The oldest is in Jaffa , it’s the flea market. With its mix of East and West, the market offers you antiques shops and hyper-modern galleries, food shops, fishmongers, grocery stores, bakeries, and all sorts of objects that will make you happy. bargain hunters!

Twice a week, go to the craftsmen’s market in the Nahalat Benyamine neighborhood,ideal for strolling or finding some nuggets whose originality will piss off your friends.

And finally, immerse yourself in the noisy and colorful atmosphere of Souk Hacarmel . Installed in the alleys, it promises you nice meetings and maybe also good deals!

Go to the beach

Photo credit: Jorge Lascar

Impossible to go to Tel Aviv without tasting its fabulous beaches! No less than six kilometers of fine sand are available to you. Ideal to live in family of wonderful moments, they assure you the peace and the security for your children, all the beaches are very watched.

A long stroll along the beach, lined with palm trees and adorned with modern sculptures, is the joy of the sportsmen who, in the morning, will be able to taste the calm in a grandiose setting.

  • Lalaland Beach

Sandy beach, small huts for children and restaurant on the beach! You will not find better for lunch, while your little ones will play in the sand, within sight. A real moment of peace and happiness.

  • Metsitsim

You dream of paradise? Here it is. Nestled in a cove, Metsitsim, with its amusement park, is ranked among the most beautiful beaches in the world. Exceptional site, very clean, ecological and friendly, it is the perfect meeting place for families at the end of the afternoon. You will believe yourself on a tropical beach.

  • Jerusalem Beach

It is the trendy beach of Tel Aviv. Hyper equipped, it ensures comfort, beautiful sunsets, golden sand, clear and clean water. Young and nice atmosphere. Nearby bars and trendy restaurants await you to party.

Immerse yourself in the culture of Tel Aviv

The Tel Aviv-Jaffa Art Museum – Photo credit: israeltourism
  • The Tel Aviv Art Museum

You can not go to Tel Aviv without visiting its art museum . The building is already worth seeing. He is magnificent. The Art Museum presents a fabulous collection of modern and contemporary art, probably one of the most beautiful in the world, as well as works from the 16th to the 19th century. There is something for everyone, it’s a marvel. He is so rich that one visit is not enough.

Address  : Sderot Sha’ul HaMelech 27, Tel Aviv-Yafo

  • The Eretz Museum

Housed in a huge park, the ”  Museum of Land of Israel  ” will satisfy fans of history and archeology. Created in 1953, it is a reconstruction of ancient and traditional arts and archaeological excavations. It traces 3,500 years of an extremely rich history, in its modern and very clear pavilions. The excellent classified museum satisfies all tastes by shedding light on the history of Israel.

Address  : Chaim Levanon St 2, Tel Aviv-Yafo

  • The Beit Hatfutsot
Photo credit: Petra Paul

Located in the heart of the Tel Aviv University Campus, the Diaspora Museum, or Museum of the Jewish People, is an open look at the history of Jewish communities around the world. Very educational, it will no doubt enlighten you on the life of this Jewish people and their journey in the world over several millennia. There is not one but Jewish communities, often very different from each other. A staff very available and very competent will accompany you throughout the visit which is interesting for young and old.

Address  : Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo

  • The observatory of Azrieli

Located on the 49th floor of one of the towers of the Azrieli Mall, it is the highest observatory  in the Middle East. A breathtaking view of Tel Aviv awaits you, but your gaze will extend for up to 50 kilometers while you enjoy a drink at the bar. You will reach it by a super-fast elevator. Looking out over the city that changes color over the hours, you’ll have fun recognizing the monuments. The children appreciate a lot.

Address  :  132 Petach Tikvah , Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is a beautiful city, dynamic, beautiful, full of resources and exotic. To program without hesitation, for a solo getaway, couple or family!

Camille L.

Passionate about foreign languages, cooking and writing. I wish to share with you the places, the meetings and the gastronomic discoveries which gave relief to my travels.

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