No need to spend a single shekel to enjoy the most out of Tel Aviv! Some of the best activities of the city don’t require you to take your wallet out. Just go outside and follow our guide…
Free tours of Tel Aviv and Yafo
You’ve just arrived in Tel Aviv and you don’t know where to start?
We all know that the best way to discover the city is to walk it. Immerse yourself in its atmosphere by joining the free walking tours in English organized by the municipality and the Tel Aviv Hotel Association. From the White City tour, learning about the architectural transition of the city, to the Old Jaffa one covering archeological sites, you will learn every secrets, stories and legends that happened in Tel Aviv!
Find more information about hours and meeting points here.
And if you want to see Tel Aviv from a local’s perspective, book (3-4 weeks before your arrival) a tour with Greeters, an association of residents volunteering to guide you around the city off the beaten track.
Play sports for free
You can also get to know the city and its people by moving yourself. Simply put your sports shoes on and head to the seaside promenade. There you have plenty of choices: get fit at one of the fitness installations, join a beach volley team, run to Tel Aviv or Yafo ports. Check this list of sports to do in Tel Aviv if you run out of ideas.
Botanical Gardens at Tel Aviv University
Discover about 3600 plant species from Israel and the world on a 34 000-meter square area. The main attraction for tourists is probably the Noah Naftulsky Ecological Garden that represents the vegetation from the country, from the humid woodland to the extreme desert. Find more information about the Botanical Gardens here.
Ben Gurion House
Go through a fascinating journey at Paula and David Ben Gurion House. This is where the Declaration of Independence was given the final touches. Visiting it allows anyone to get a personal touch of the constitutive events of the State of Israel as well as a direct encounter with the figure and lifestyle of one of Israel’s greatest leaders.
In order to complete your experience in the city, you have to go out at night and listen to Israeli live music. If you have to buy a ticket at most of the venues in Tel Aviv, you also can attend free concerts in a few bars located in the south of the city: check Rothschild 12, Teder and Kuli Alma programming concerts every day, every week and every month.