"Israel is truly an amazing place to visit. Home to many world renowned historical and religiously important sites, there is so much to see and do."
One of the most historically and religiously important countries in the world, Israel is a gem that many people plan to visit at least once in their lives. Whilst Israel will always be renowned as a historical and religious hub, it also has much more to offer, including fabulous beaches, cosmopolitan cities and vibrant night life. Due to it’s diversity, Israel is best discovered by visiting more than one part of the country, utilising the guided tours and excursions we offer to help you fully appreciate the importance of this destination. With Cyplon Holidays' knowledge and expertise of Israel, we can help you get whatever you want out of your holiday to Israel.
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There is quite possibly too much to do in Israel. This is why we would recommend to anyone travelling to Israel to visit more than one place. Israel’s rich diversity makes this destination ideal for a tailor-made, multi-centre holiday. Here at Cyplon Holidays, our expertise and knowledge can help you get the most out of your time in Israel. Starting with the historical and religious sites, of which most are concentrated in and around Jerusalem, there is the Western Wall, the Dome of the Rock, Al Aqsa Mosque, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Mount Zion and Mount of Olives. It is highly recommended that a stay in Jerusalem is accompanied by guided tours and excursions so that the importance of the places you visit is fully appreciated. Day excursions and tours can be arranged through Cyplon Holidays in advance, however those looking for a fully immersive and educational experience are recommended to book one of Cyplon Holidays’ set guided tours.
Because settlers came to Israel from all over the world, Israeli food is an eclectic mix of various food ideologies fused with Middle Eastern flair. Quality is the name of the game, and the fresh produce grown in Israel is some of the best in the world. Despite originating in Egypt, falafel has been perfected in Israel and can be found on almost every street corner. Other Middle Eastern inspired food that has been perfected in Israel include hummus, shwarma and shakshooka which is a concoction of tomatoes, onions, garlic, as well as crucial spices such as sweet paprika that is then topped off with a poached egg and soaked up by bread. For the best and cheapest way to experience this cuisine, visit the many food stalls dotted along the main street.
Weather In Israel
Given Israel’s geographic location, the north and western coastal regions experience a Mediterranean climate, characterised by hot dry summers with highs of around 30°C and cooler winters with the possibility of some rainfall, mainly between December and February. The eastern and southern regions experience a more arid, typically Middle-Eastern climate, with very hot summers with temperatures reaching around 40°C and warm winters of around 20°C where any rainfall is negligible.
Israel has only in the last 20 years been making a name for itself in the wine world despite the region having made wine since biblical times. Quality wines produced in the Golan Heights region as well as Galilee and the Judean Hills. There are now over 300 wineries in Israel producing both Kosher and non-Kosher wine varieties. Israel is also renowned for its premium citrus fruit, so the freshly squeezed orange juices are a must have.