Tourism News from Israel


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Sunday, April 10th, 2011


Within easy reach of Tel Aviv, the coastal resort of Herzliya, with seven kilometers of beach, the largest marina in the Mediterranean basin, hotels, a recently-renovated mall and a vibrant entertainment area, is a magnet for tourists. The summer program of musical, cultural and sporting events, detailed below, offers an added reason to choose Herzliya as your summer holiday base.

 28 May 2011, 18th Women’s Triathlon:  The largest sports event in Israel for women attracting thousands of participants from Israel and overseas is suitable for beginners as well as professional atheletes with three categories of competition – girls; popular & relay and sprint & relay.

 1-2 June 2011, White Wine Festival: Taking place at the spectacular Herzliya Marina, the White Wine Festival promotes white wine culture in Israel with Israeli and international white wine for tasting and for sale, as well as wine accessories, books, cheese, olive oil and more.

 21 June 2022, Music Day: A celebration of the longest day of the year with musical ensembles, orchestras and more.

 July-August 2011, Music Festival on the Water: This summer festival at the Herzliya Marina square overlooking the sea and yachts features live performances of musical duets by local and international artists with every genre from opera, pop and jazz to romantic music, Greek and others. Every Tuesday evening in July and August. Free admission.

 August 2011, Goldstar Zappa Festival: A two-day festival promoting the best of Israeli rock with live performances on specially-erected stages on Herzliya beach (with disabled access). Free admission.

 9 October 2011, Herzliya Biennale for Contemporary Art will be held this year in conjunction with ARTLV, the Tel Aviv Biennale, featuring the work of 30 Israeli and international artists exhibiting in Herzliya city center and the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art

 October 2011, The 55th Coast to Coast Sailing Rally: A colorful annual rally that begins with an opening event in Haifa, continues with a welcome gala party in Herzliya, on to Tel Aviv before ending in Ashkelon with an awards ceremony.