Evangelical Protestant Itineraries - a 10 Day Tour

The Old City of Jerusalem


Day 3

Galilee Boat
synagogue at Capernaum
Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes
Tabha - Church of Multiplication

Begin your day at Kibbutz Ginosar to see the magnificent display of the wooden Galilee Boat, dating from the time of Jesus, which was discovered, mired in the mud on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. Continue from Ginosar with a boat-ride across the Sea of Galilee, stopping for devotions as the waves lap quietly around the boat, recalling ancient times.


Landing near Capernaum, begin to follow in the footsteps of Jesus' ministry in the villages around the Sea of Galilee. This area is known as the “Evangelical Triangle” since most of Jesus’ miracles and teachings occurred around here. Capernaum, often called the hometown of Jesus, with its synagogue, church marking the home of Peter, and dwellings from the time of Jesus is one of its “points.”


Crossing the Jordan River north of the lake, continue east to Bethsaida, another point on the Evangelical Triangle, where a street from the time of Jesus and a fisherman’s house are among the highlights, as well as massive walls from the biblical city of Geshur.


Now that you are on the east side of the Sea of Galilee, continue to Kursi, the traditional place where Jesus healed the demon-possessed men by casting their evil spirits into a herd of pigs, with the remains of the largest Byzantine monastic complex.


Then, head west, passing Capernaum again, to stop at the Chapel of the Primacy of Peter, where Jesus appeared to the Apostles after the resurrection, and where you can go right down to the water’s edge in beautiful surroundings. Nearby is the site of the miracle of the loaves and fishes at Tabha, with its famed mosaic depicting the two fishes and the five loaves Jesus multiplied.


Now, it’s on to the third and last point on the Evangelical Triangle, Korazim, where you can see a synagogue with a ritual bath and an excavated public square. 


End the day at the nearby Mount of Beatitudes, the hill where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount to the multitudes that stood below, with a beautiful view of the Sea of Galilee. 


Overnight in the Tiberias area.

Evangelical Christian Itineraries - a 10 Day Tour