Some practical information on Israel / Palestine
In the land that lies between the river Jordan on the western side
and the Mediterranean shore on the eastern side, and between Golan
on the northern side and Negev on the southern side, live together
the land of the State of Israel, and the areas of Palestinian authority
sometimes also still called the Occupied Territories because of
the continuous conflict.
Because of the mentioned divisions in this Holy Land and the political
situation, is important that you as a tourist know how to move around
and some common situation you can fall in.
The best way to move around is having your own car or bus.
It's very important that you always keep with you your valid passport
and the entry Israeli visa. In fact it can happen that during your
moving around the country you have to pass through a checkpoint
and to be asked to show your documents.
Some areas of the Palestinian authority could have restricted time
of access, so you are recommended to ask when entering the area
when the passing is allowed (sometimes during the night the passing
in and out to some Palestinian towns are closed).
These do not apply for Bethlehem, where the passing is usually allowed
on 24 hours.
For any other information, please do not hesitate to contact us
(the staff speaks English, French, Italian, Russian and Arab)