Israel is a holy and religious pilgrimage site and a beautiful, historical country. Finnair serves Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) and Ovda Airport (VDA). On our intercontinental flights to Israel, you’ll have free access to our Nordic Sky Entertainment system. Choose from the best movies and TV shows to catch up on while you fly. Book your flight to Israel with Finnair today to experience our Nordic hospitality.
Destinations in Israel served by Finnair
- Tel Aviv is an energetic destination. Here you can get lost in the city, do some shopping and eat out at one of the many restaurants. You can also do some sightseeing in Tel Aviv and check out some of Israel’s culture.
- Eilat is a fantastic destination for sun seekers - it’s hot and sunny 360 days of the year! There’s lots to do in Eilat from camel rides to swimming with dolphins, scuba diving to clubbing, though it also suits laid-back travellers who are seeking a destination where they can relax.
Typical food and drink in Israel
Israeli cuisine is often meat based with ground pork or lamb being a staple in many meals. Moussaka, a layered dish of aubergine, tomatoes and minced meat is a popular traditional meal. Meatballs, kebab meat and grills are widely served, and meals often feature spiced tomato sauces and vegetables. Grilled fish dishes are served with traditional couscous.
Practical information about Israel
Currency – New shekel (₪).
Time Zone – UTC+03:00.
Tipping – Tipping is commonplace. You should leave 10-15% of the bill total.
Water – It is often not recommended to drink tap water in Israel.
Electricity – 230 volts or 50 Hz.