What to Do, Where to Stay When Visiting the Jesus Trail
GETTING THERE: The Jesus Trail is designed to begin in Nazareth. There is regular bus service from Tel Aviv (No. 826) and from Jerusalem (No. 955); it's about a two-hour trip from either city. Those arriving at Ben Gurion Airport can take a train to Haifa; at Haifa's Merkaz Hashmona station, the No. 331 bus goes to Nazareth.
WHERE TO STAY: Maoz Inon's Fauzi Azar Inn (Nazareth's Old City, 011-972-4-602-0469, http:/
WHERE TO EAT: Sudfeh (Hamaaiin Square, 011-972-4-656-6611, http:/
WHAT TO DO: Volunteers lead free all-day walking tours that cover the first leg of the Jesus Trail (Nazareth to Cana, a 12-mile trek; you can return to town by bus). Walks start at 8 a.m. Monday-Saturday at the entrance to the Basilica of the Annunciation. The walk includes Zippori National Park, with magnificent Byzantine mosaics among its ruins.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: The Jesus Trail Web site (http:/