Visiting archaeological sites of great cultural value, walking down one of the marvelous trekking paths of Samaria, tasting typical local products and taking in Palestinian traditions in a cozy environment: it’s possible now in Sebastia, a pearl still relatively unknown to mass tourism but increasingly rediscovered by tourists and pilgrims looking for a natural holiday in contact with the locals.
The Guesthouse in Sebastia, created and promoted through the project of ATS pro Terra Sancta for the preservation of the historical centre and the vocational training of local people, is the best choice for those who are looking for a weekend in the Palestinian countryside, next to Roman and Bizantine archaeological finds and the tomb of John the Baptist. Cozy rooms and friendly service welcome you in old Samaria and, thanks to responsible tourism, contribute to the conservation of the Palestinian cultural heritage, and to the economic and commercial development in a still relatively unknown area of Palestine.
For information, please contact:
Sabastiya Cultural Centre 09-2532545
Mosaic Centre Jericho 02-2326342
Other news from the ‘Sebastia’ project (in chronological order):
Resuming restoration work in Sebastia (September 2010)
For sale: artisanal product made by the women of Sebastia (July 2010)
Course for tourist guides organised by ATS Pro Terra Sancta completed (July 2010)
More information on the Sebastia project
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