On May 14, 2016, the Azamara Quest calls at the port of Haifa. We reach the third largest city in Israel in the early morning hours. The cruise ship stays in the country's main seaport for a day and a half. Many of our fellow travelers take part in organized tours to Jerusalem, Nazareth, Galilee or Bethlehem. In contrast, we are drawn to Akko, which is only 25 kilometers away. We are particularly interested in the old town, which lies on a promontory and is enclosed by huge fortress walls.
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On a Shabbat day in May 2016, our cruise ship, the Azamara Quest, docks at Haifa's cruise terminal in the early morning. Haifa is the third largest city in the country, Israel's most important seaport, an important industrial location, university city and much more. For a day and a half we can discover the city and its surroundings.
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