During a cruise vacation to Israel, you go ashore in the Holy Land and visit the roots of various world religions. The cruise ports on the Israeli mainland in the Eastern Mediterranean are guaranteed for a fascinating and well-filled excursion program.


Official language: Modern Hebrew

Other languages ​​spoken: Arabic, English, French

Three words to remember:

  • Hello = "שלום"
  • Thanks = "תודה"
  • Goodbye = "שלום"


Currency: Shekel

Symbol: ₪, ILS, NIS

Value: ₪1 = ₪100 agorot

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Opening hours

Most shops are open from:

  • Sunday to Friday
  • from 8.00h - 19.00h

Some shops are closed from:

  • 13.00h - 16.00h
  • Friday afternoon

On Mondays and holidays shops are closed. Of course there are exceptions

Cruise ports in Israel