Built on the slopes of Mount Carmel, Haifa is the third-largest city in Israel. The city is located about 90 km north of Tel-Aviv. Today, it plays an important role in the economy of Israel, and the city has great religious, cultural and historical attractions.
- Baha’i Gardens
- St John Chapel
- Elijah’s Cave
- Discover the archaeological ruins in the fascinating Negev Desert
- Take a beautiful panoramic view of northern Israel from Louis Promenade
- Walk along the child-friendly Meridian Beach
The Mediterranean climate of Haifa means hot dry summers and cool, rainy winters. The climate is humid all the year round, while rain occurs between September and May. By late May, the mercury shoots high, as the average summer temperature is 26ºC, and the average winter temperature is around 12ºC.
Getting There & Around
Haifa is well connected to the other major cities of the country via train. The Ben Gurion International Airport is also easily accessible by train.
The city bus service is one of the major modes of local transportation. Both inner city and intercity buses operate from the Hamifratz Central Bus Station. Buses operate from numerous locations from 5 am to 11:30 pm Sunday to Thursday. The Friday service is only until 4:30 pm, while on Saturday the service is from 9 am to midnight. Taxis are another major and convenient mode of transport to take you anywhere within the city.
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