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Cruises to Haifa

Considered one of the Middle East’s most picturesque cities, Haifa offers incredible sights everywhere you turn. It is also close to holy sites – travel to Galilee, Nazareth or Jerusalem. The views from Bahai Gardens on Mount Carmel, the largest hanging gardens in the world, are incredible, and make for a superb picture spot. Peruse the boutiques on Massada Street or go to the artists’ village of Ein Hod for hand-blown glass and crafts. Explore more of Haifa on a European cruise!


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Haifa
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Israel Standard Time IST
    UTC/GMT +3 hours
  • Language
    The official language is Hebrew. English is widely spoken throughout.
  • Currency & Shopping
    New Israeli Shekel (NIS) ATMs are widely available. Shop for hand-blown glass, pottery, silver and gold.
    • Famous For
      Each year, thousands of Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Druze pilgrims visit Haifa’s cave of Elijah, said to have magical qualities and healing powers.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Haifa, a historic, picturesque town in its own right, is a great base for day tours of Biblical sites, including Nazareth and Galilee.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Don't leave before trying shawarma, thinly sliced turkey or lamb served in a pita, much like a falafel. Make it your own with hummus, tahini and other toppings.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Baha'i Gardens are 19 meticulously landscaped terraces leading up the slopes of Mt. Carmel. Admire the lush beauty as well as the best panoramas of Baha'i Bay.


A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.


Nazareth & The Sea of Galilee

This captivating tour allows you to experience for yourself the historic locations and stunning scenery of the places wh...


A Day in Jerusalem & Bethlehem

Explore two of the world's most historical cities as you step back in time with visits to Jerusalem and Bethlehem....


A Day in Jerusalem

This comprehensive full day tour offers a wonderful opportunity for sightseeing in Jerusalem, one of the world's oldest ...


Eternal Jerusalem

Discover some of Israel’s most notable landmarks, walk through the historical section of Jerusalem and make a visit to Y...



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Go from Cape Town to Athens on the all-new Norwegian Spirit. | Stay overnight at the vibrant Richard’s Bay, South Africa.
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Enjoy the Mediterranean from the luxury of The Haven. | Explore two ports in one day in Turkey & Greece. | Set sail aboard the all-new Norwegian Spirit.
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18-Day Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel & Monaco from Rome (Civitavecchia)

Sail in luxury and style on the updated Norwegian Dawn. | Spend a glamorous day in the glitzy playground of Monte Carlo.
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