During winter time Israel can be rainy, windy, and bit colder, but also sunny and warm. How warm or cold it would be for you, it depends on what part of the world you are coming from. If you come from a snowy place, it can be quite warm for you.
Mediterranean Capital of Cool, as it was titled by the New York Times, is an urban, vibrant, cosmopolitan city that is in constant 24-hour movement. Tel Aviv is an outdoor city, so be ready to spend a lot of time outside and to meet new people.
EXPERIENCE THE CITY LIFE
See the sea. Take a walk down the promenade, spend time on sandy beaches. On a warm day, you can dip your toes into the Mediterranean sea as the temperature of the water doesn’t go below 17ºC. On really warm days you can also go for a swim, so don’t forget your bathing suit. And in the evening you have to observe the magical sunset with all the people that rush to the beach, just to rest their eye’s by the look of the colorful sky.
Tel Aviv Museum of Art is a must visit thing, not just because it’s an impressive gallery with a large collection of art, but also because of its amazing looks. The complex that was designed by Preston Scott Cohen, is sure one of the architectural highlights of the city.
The ancient part of the city, Old Jaffa, located at the southern end, is nothing but breathtaking. Join a tour group for a walking tour through the old part of the city and get to know some stunning facts about how the city was built. Winter weather makes it much easier to walk all the old city stairs.
Camel Market, that is located in the heart of the city is absolutely the busiest and largest street market in Tel Aviv. Colorful spices, clothes, shoes, accessories, fresh fruit, etc. make it worth to push your way through the crowd.
While already in The city that never stops, nightlife is one of the things you have to experience. Especially on Sabbath, there’s a lot going on everywhere. Clubs, bars, theaters, festivals, and everything else, make the nightlife irresistible all year round.
Be all rainbowy and be proud of it. Tel Aviv is a paradise for LGBT community, especially for the gay man. If you belong to this group of people, make sure to add Tel Aviv to your holiday destination list. Bright gay nightlife, Evita, Hilton beach, rainbow flags everywhere… Being gay is in Israel legal and very much excepted. So, be proud and take a rainbowy trip to The city that never stops.
St. Peter’s Church in Old Jaffa is a Catholic church that is dedicated to Saint Peter, who raised Tabitha, one of Jesus’ disciples, from the dead. The interesting fact about this church is the position. This church and the St. Peter’s Church in Vatican, Italy, are facing each other so there can be a dialog between St. Peter and the Pope.
Take a walk through the city streets and be fascinated by the architecture. Behind every corner of this urban city, you’ll find an incredible building that will blow your mind and leave you speechless.
Winter in Tel Aviv is nothing but perfect for surfing & kitesurfing. With perfect wind and perfect waves, the sea is calling surfers from all over the world to hit the waves. As soon as this two conditions are good, the beaches get overflown by surfers, especially, as there are quite any swimmers in the winter time.
Jaffa Flea Market in the Old City Jaffa is an attraction to all collectors, hoarders, and tourists in general. What you will find there is mostly a junk (as for example old used toilette seat), but if you make a bit of an effort, you can stumble upon some vintage clothes, antiques, crafts of all kinds, unique furniture, interesting jewelry, and much more.
There’s no doubt in the fact that people call Tel Aviv the world’s best vegan destination. Tasty Mediterranean food makes you lick your fingers. Because Tel Aviv is located by the sea, there are also good seafood restaurants that are worth visiting. Tel Aviv has a lot of amazing restaurants with delicious food to offer, to make your stomach full and happy.
ROOF OVER THE HEAD
Actually, accommodation prices in Tel Aviv are quite high. Be sure to book a room before going there, to get a good price. Some low price hostels and hotels can be really shitty, so make sure to book a room that has good recommendations. For a perfect balcony view, it’s worth paying a bit more.
As already mentioned before, nightlife is one of the things you must experience while in Tel Aviv. Go wine tasting or hit the exhibitions during the day and party by night. As there are a lot of clubs and bars with different kinds of music, and different concerts, festivals, theaters, I’m sure everyone can find something of his taste. For more party experience feel free to contact Bars&Cigars.
If you’re not in the mood for partying, buy drinks at a store and go sit by the beach and enjoy your time there.
“Tel Aviv appeals to me.”
And be careful not to fall in love…