Tourist Information in Tiberias

Tourist Office

Has loads of free brochures on the Sea of Galilee, including Christian sites, and worthwhile hiking and cycling maps (eg for the Kinneret Trail). Situated in an open-air archaeological park with the ruins of a...

Tourist Information in Nazareth

Pilgrims Office

Free brochures in a dozen languages – and shawls to cover immodestly exposed shoulders and knees (deposit of ID required) – are available at the Pilgrims Office, 20m to the left of the Basilica of the...

Hospital in Tiberias

Poriya Hospital

Tiberias’ government hospital is 8km southwest of the city centre. Linked to Tiberias by Superbus buses 37 and 39 (40 minutes, twice hourly except Friday afternoon and Saturday).

Medical in Tiberias

Magen David Adom

Run by privately run Malram (, this after-hours clinic provides first aid and can arrange house (and hotel) calls by doctors.