In town and looking for free things to do during your stay? Here’s our list of top 5 activities to enjoy!
Tel Aviv is a perfect city for tourists and people who love having fun. The nonstop city is known for its accessible beaches and vibrant nightlife ranging from hipster bars to excellent culinary oriented pubs and bars of every sort imaginable. Tel Aviv’s year-round sunshine, nightlife, beautiful seafront location, and its collection of Bauhaus architecture makes the city an ideal mix of contemporary and classic.
Check out this list of things to do for free during your stay in Tel Aviv, and start indulging in everything the city has to offer!
1. → Tel Aviv Rollerblades
Location: 2 Sderot Tarsat st. (Habima)
If you’ve got a pair of skates, don’t miss out on this high-energy fun with the biggest rollerblades and in-line skating group in Israel. Come prepared to skate with as many as 400 in-line skaters along a 20 kilometer route, passing through interesting neighboring cities, streets, and alleyways while absorbing the vibrant atmosphere of Tel Aviv. Every Tuesday night at 10:00 PM, this friendly group of people welcome you to join them on this unforgettable experience!
2. → White City Walking Tour
Location: 46 Rothschild Boulevard (corner of Shadal st.)
Do you want to visit Tel Aviv’s top sights and not have to spend a fortune? Enjoy a free English guided tour that provides a wonderful opportunity to savor the experience of life in Tel Aviv, from its beginnings to today. This guided tour offers tourists and residents alike with good insight on Tel Aviv’s “White City” houses, known to be the largest concentration of Bauhaus buildings in the world. Every Saturday at 11 AM (except for Yom Kippur), enjoy a three hour tour that focuses on Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus architecture, telling the story of the city’s transformation.
For more information about things to do on Rothschild Boulevard, click here.
3 .→ Drum Beach
Location: Shlomo Lahat Promenade (Hof HaTofim beach)
Located near the Dolphinarium, a “go to spot” for a night out in town, visitors can find an assortment of people coming together on Friday evenings for a traditional drum circle gathering. Watch them bang on their bongos, and dance to the backdrop of a brightly graffitied wall as the sun sets into the sea.
4. → Nahalat Binyamin Art Fair
Location: Corner of Allenby and Nahalat Binyamin st.
The Nahalat Binyamin market is one of Israel’s biggest arts and crafts venues, featuring exhibits of the city’s most prominent art enthusiasts. This great atmosphere provides a vibe worth visiting and an excellent place to browse for original handmade Tel Avivian souvenirs. Every Tuesday and Friday at 10 am until sundown, enjoy from its wide selection of ceramics, toys, paintings, framed photos, and Judaica pieces. This outdoor fair also offers visitors an assortment of cultural performances ranging from clowns, musicians, face painting, and foot massage stands.
5. → The Tayelet
Location: Tel Aviv’s Boardwalk
The tayelet is by far one of the best attractions Tel Aviv can offer. This unique boardwalk runs for over 5 kilometers between Jaffa and Tel Aviv’s port, and is a perfect spot for joggers-great views, people, a Mediterranean breeze and long flat paths. Just across the street of the promenade, you’ll find easy access to Tel Aviv’s prime hotel areas, as well as numerous restaurants and nightlife venues. Tel Aviv’s tayelet is accessible to the public at all hours, and is a go to spot for many of the city’s locals.
From walking tours to strolling along Tel Aviv’s beautiful Mediterranean coastline, don’t miss out on your chance to enjoy your stay in one of the hottest cities in the world!