Christian Pilgrimage to Israel
Israel holds a place in the heart of every Christian as the country where Jesus was born, lived and died. Many thousands of Christians make the pilgrimage to the Holy Land every year to see the ancient sites where Jesus’ life played out. On Christian pilgrimages to Israel visitors can see the Bible come to life as so many of the locations mentioned in the Bible still exist.
A Christian pilgrimage to Israel follows in the footsteps of Jesus and retraces the course of his life. Christian pilgrims can visit Jesus’ place of birth, Bethlehem, Manger Square and the cave in which Jesus was born. In the north a Christian pilgrimage includes a visit to the church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish and Mount of the Beatitudes as well as the Jordan River at Site Baptismal. In Jerusalem a Christian pilgrimage is spoilt for choice, everything you see tells the story of Jesus’ life. In Jerusalem the Mt. of Olives overlooking the city; the Dominus Flevit; The Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations. You will also visit the valley of Kidron and of course the Old City of Jerusalem.
Perhaps the highlight of any Christian pilgrimage to Israel is a visit to the Old City of Jerusalem here there is the Church of St. Anne; the pool of Bethesda and Notre Dame De Sion – where the Vis Dolorosa begins – Jesus’ final journey. Your guide will take you along the Via Dolorosa, along the same cobbled streets that Jesus walked carrying the cross. Together with your group of fellow Christians you can relive those final hours of the Lord.
Of course your Christian pilgrimage tour to Israel also includes famous Israeli landmarks and sites like the Dead Sea; Masada; Jericho; Nazareth; Tiberius; the Sea of Galilee; the Bahai gardens and the Holocaust Museum. You will also see modern Israeli cities like Tel Aviv and Haifa. Another advantage of taking a Christian pilgrimage tour to Israel is that you are traveling with a group of like minded Christians, there will be no discord in the group as you are all there for the same reason – to get closer to G-d and learn more about where and how Jesus lived.
Taking a Christian pilgrimage tour is simple and safe, Israel is a modern country with all the amenities and facilities that one would expect from a first world country. Christian Pilgrimage tours accommodate you in comfortable hotels and you are taken from holy site to holy site in plush air conditioned tour coaches.
Your faith can be rekindled on a Christian pilgrimage to Israel where the journey is more of a spiritual one than anything else. You can’t help but feel the presence of G-d in the land of Jesus, where ancient history comes alive. A Christian pilgrimage tour to Israel takes all the guess work out of figuring out your travel itinerary and what to see and do. A Christian Pilgrimage Tour to Israel is usually so well planned that within about a week you can cover all of the ancient holy sites.
Take a Christian pilgrimage tour to Israel and you will feel closer to G-d with every step you take on the Holy land, as you walk in the steps of Jesus.