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8 Days Culinary Vacations in Israel


Wine and Cooking Holidays in Israel

The most dominant feature of the Israeli kitchen is its creativity. Israeli chefs learned to fuse the authentic food that Jewish immigrants from all over the world brought with them to Israel, with local Jewish and Arab cuisine, and transform it into something original and distinct. So, join us on a remarkable and unique experience in Israel! With Middle Eat you will cook with outstanding chefs, visit the finest culinary sites and learn about Israel through your taste buds.


  • Jerusalem tour
  • 5 hands-on cooking workshps
  • Culinary tours in Israeli markets and unique sites
  • Bakery tour at Jewish Orthodox neighborhood
  • Winery tour followed by wine tasting
  • 7 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner

Group sizes

The maximum participants in the group is 15.

  • 7 days with instruction
  • English
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Day 1 - Sunday

  • Meet at Ben-Gurion Airport or arrive at hotel in Haifa independently
  • Dinner at an authentic Arab restaurant in Haifa
  • Overnight in Haifa

Day 2 - Monday

  • Cooking workshop Druze cooking at Daliyat El-Carmel in Druze village
  • Tour Daliyat El-Carmel market
  • Drive to Acre
  • Overnight in Acre

Day 3 - Tuesday

  • Historic tour in Acre
  • Culinary tour at the old Acre market
  • Cooking workshop seafood cooking
  • Drive to the Galilee mountains
  • Visit at local winery
  • Overnight in the Galilee

Day 4 - Wednesday

  • Drive to Hogla
  • Cooking workshop healthy cooking
  • Historic tour at Caesarea
  • Drive to Tel-Aviv
  • Free evening
  • Overnight in Tel-Aviv

Day 5 - Thursday

  • Culinary tour at Jaffa market
  • Culinary tour at the Carmel market
  • Lunch at one of Tel-Aviv's best restaurants
  • Drive to Jerusalem
  • Bakery tour at Jewish Orthodox neighborhood
  • Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 6 - Friday

  • Bakery workshop in Jerusalem
  • Culinary tour at Ein-Karem
  • Culinary tour at Mahane Yehuda market
  • Sabbath dinner
  • Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 7 - Saturday

  • Culinary and historic tour in the old city of Jerusalem
  • Free evening
  • Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 8 - Sunday

  • Cooking workshop Israeli sweets
  • Final remarks and farewell
  • Transfer to Ben-Gurion Airport for departure
  • Bakery tour
  • Tour of Caesarea
  • Tour of Carmel market
  • Tour of Daliyat El-Carmel market
  • Tour of Jerusalem
  • Tour of Mahane Yehuda market
  • Tour of old Acre market
  • Visit Galilee mountains
  • Winery visit

The retreat will take place in the beautiful land of Israel. Israel is located in the Middle East, along the eastern coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. Its location makes it a land bridge between three continents: Europe, Asia and Africa. During ancient times the Land of Israel was an important hub of the incense and spice trading route, and later on, a junction for travelers coming from east and west. Being a geographical junction resulted in numerous cultural influences, including food.

In this culinary vacation, you will learn about the diversity of Israeli cuisine and its unique and original blend of cultures, religions, and geographical locations; all through exciting culinary tours, stimulating hands-on cooking classes, delectable meals and spectacular locales.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • 5 hands-on cooking workshops
  • Accommodation at top-rated hotels
  • Culinary tours in Israeli markets and unique sites
  • Daily meals except for two free evenings
  • Entrance fees to all sights and activities per itinerary
  • Friendly professional English speaking tour guide/tour manager throughout your tour
  • Tours at historical sites in Acre, Caesarea and Jerusalem
  • Transportation in a deluxe air conditioned motor coach
  • Wine tasting tour
  • Airfare is not included in the price package.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 60 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 45 days before arrival.

Atlit, Israel

Middle Eat offers weekly small group cooking vacations and customized cooking and culinary vacations in Israel.

Speaks English

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