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Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Jerusalem

Take a holiday to Jerusalem and enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments. Renowned for its cathedral, local tours and cafes, this city welcomes all visitors. Israel Museum, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem and Bible Lands Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Jerusalem

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Jerusalem a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mamilla Mall (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Biblical Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Wohl Rose Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Jerusalem Bird Observatory (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Liberty Bell Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Arab Souk Market (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jerusalem

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jerusalem is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wohl Rose Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Jerusalem Bird Observatory (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Jerusalem Botanical Gardens (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Independence Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Liberty Bell Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Sultan's Pool (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jerusalem

Fly into Tel Aviv (TLV-Ben Gurion), the closest airport, located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Tel Aviv (SDV-Sde Dov), which is 33.7 mi (54.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Jerusalem Malha Station or Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Jerusalem?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 561 holiday lettings around Jerusalem. From 448 flats & apartments to 59 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jerusalem?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jerusalem:

  • Mamilla: 178 holiday homes
  • Katamon: 130 holiday homes
  • Talbieh: 263 holiday homes
  • Arnona: 20 holiday homes
  • Rehavia: 475 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Jerusalem?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Jerusalem. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Israelite Tower: 595 holiday lettings
  • Israel Museum: 597 holiday lettings
  • L.A. Meyer Institute for Islamic Art: 495 holiday lettings
  • Jerusalem Archaeological Park & Davidson Center: 495 holiday lettings
  • Al-Aqsa Mosque: 595 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Jerusalem listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Jerusalem?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 448 Flats in Jerusalem. Our other popular types of Jerusalem holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 466 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jerusalem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Jerusalem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.