The Jesus Trail

This article is an itinerary.

The Jesus Trail, is a 138 km hiking and pilgrimage route in the Galilee region of Israel that connecting many sites from the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. The trail begins in Nazareth, and passes through Sepphoris, Cana, the Horns of Hattin, the Arbel Cliffs, the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tabgha, the Mount of Beatitudes, the Jordan River and Mount Tabor.


The Jesus Trail was founded by two young hikers, Maoz Inon and David Landis in 2007 however the actual marking of the trail was done in 2009. It is currently managed and promoted largely by the volunteers, and is a non-profit project.

Get in

Beginning at the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, the route winds through the Old City up to the Salesian Church and continues on to Zippori National Park, Mash'had and Cana for the first day. The trail is blazed with white/orange/white painted stripes, and more information can be found on the trail's official website, linked at the top of the page.


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