Welcome to Tel Aviv-Yafo!
We invite you to walk in Tel Aviv-Yafo and see its attractions with a local resident, and to get a unique insight into our city. And its free of charge!
Known as “The City That Never Sleeps”, Tel Aviv-Yafo is a popular Mediterranean tourist destination, located in Israel. It is renowned for its 24-hour culture, beaches, bars, restaurants, cafés, parks, shopping, cosmopolitan lifestyle, historical sites and unique neighborhoods.
In 2003, UNESCO—the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization— declared “The White City”, the unique urban and historical fabric of Tel Aviv, as a World Cultural Heritage site. By this declaration, the world recognized the special Bauhaus and International Style architectural qualities of the buildings, streets, squares and avenues of Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv is a fun and hip beach town. Throw in year-round sunshine, 10 miles of seafront and an iconic collection of original architecture, and Tel Aviv emerges as the perfect mix of the contemporary and the classic.
About Tel Aviv Greeter
Tel Aviv Greeter offers you an extraordinary experience that will give your stay in Tel Aviv a special flavor. Through the eyes of local Tel Aviv residents you can get a unique insight into our city. Our greeters act as hosts for a two-to-three hour visit to numerous city destinations and activities. If you want to take a neighborhood stroll, hear local stories, learn about our culture, or take a walk on the beach, we have a host for you. Greeters can also provide information about things to see and do in Tel Aviv and various places of interest such as museums, archeological sites, nightlife, transportation and more. Our greeters are passionate about Tel Aviv; they are enthusiastic friends of the city who will devote their time to give you a personal taste of Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv Greeter is a volunteer program that matches visitors with Tel Aviv residents who are happy to share the city they love with traveling families, friends, and individuals. A visit with a greeter leaves a lasting impression of the city, the warmth of its people, and the energy and diversity of its neighborhoods, which each visitor carries forever and communicates to others.
Tel Aviv Greeter services are available FREE OF CHARGE, and there is a NO TIPPING POLICY.
About Global Greeter Network
Tel Aviv Greeter is a proud member of the Global Greeter Network, an informal virtual association of Greeter programs around the world. Greeters are volunteers who share their love for their cities in an enthusiastic and hospitable manner. To read more about Global Greeter Network and other Greeter destinations go to the Global Greeter Network website.
All Greeters and Greeter destinations share the same core values:
1) Greeters are volunteers, a friendly face for those visiting a city/destination.
2) Greeters welcome individuals and may serve small groups of up to six people.
3) Meeting a Greeter is free of charge.
4) All visitors and volunteers are welcomed without any kind of discrimination.
5) Greeter programs support sustainable tourism. Programs respect natural and man-made environments, and bring both cultural and economic enrichment to the local communities. Programs aim for a lasting positive image of each destination.
6) Greeter programs create a mutually enriching opportunity for cultural exchange; create links between people in creating a better world.