Catholic Itineraries

Cycling in biblical sites

This seven day tour will take you to the well known sites of the Galilee, mentioned in the Old and New Testament. Ride through the villages of the region, some of them places of pilgrimage for the past two thousand years

Ride your bike through the Biblical sites of the Galilee

This seven day tour will take you to the well known sites of the Galilee, mentioned in the Old and New Testament. From Mt. Carmel to the sea of Galilee; from First Kings to the Gospel of John; from Elijah & Deborah to Jesus of Nazareth. Ride through the villages of the region, some of them places of pilgrimage for the past two thousand years.


Day one
Haifa and Mt. Carmel. The story of Elijah
Approx. 35 Km.

The Gospel Trail: Following in the Footsteps of Jesus

From Mount of Precipice on the southern outskirts of Nazareth to Capernaum, you can visit the same places and see the same landscapes that Jesus visited and saw

Following the footsteps of Jesus, takes a whole new meaning by following the "Gospel Trail". "And leaving the city Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capharnaum on the sea coast …" (Matthew 4:13). From Mount of Precipice on the southern outskirts of Nazareth to Capernaum, you can visit the same places and see the same landscapes that Jesus visited and saw.

A Holy Land Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of the Virgin Mary

Experience a spiritual journey of personal discovery and reaffirmation while tracing the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus, within the Biblical landscape in which she lived, rejoiced and sorrowed

Experience a spiritual journey of personal discovery and reaffirmation while tracing the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus, within the Biblical landscape in which she lived, rejoiced and sorrowed

 

 

Jesus Trail – Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus

In advance of Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Israel in May, the Ministry of Tourism started placing signage along the 65 km "Jesus Trail." This enchanting route winds its way from Nazareth through Sepphoris, Cana, the Arbel Cliffs, Tabgha, Capernaum, the Mount of Beatitudes, Tiberias, the Sea of Galilee and the Jordan River.

A 65 km (40 miles) marked trail, from Nazareth to Capernaum

Jesus spent the bulk of his life and ministry in the Galilee region, walking between the picturesque towns and villages mentioned in the Gospels.

As you follow The Jesus Trail, you will encounter a mosaic of sights and cultures (Christian Arabs, Muslim Arabs, Druze and Jews), all living together in one authentic, ethnic Galilean paradise.

Sample of Catholic Pilgrimage

A fascinating 8-day tour combining visits to sacred Christian sites with other historical attractions

A fascinating 8-day tour combining visits to sacred Christian sites with other historical attractions

 

Day 1 – Biblical Nature, Mini-Israel and Approaching Jerusalem