Bible Lands

The Bible Lands program is an educational travel experience that is open to learners of all ages. Our goal is to offer a rich learning experience that will fill your imagination with visions of the past by providing a geographical and historical context for the Hebrew and Christian scriptures. This can be a complicated affair, since the Bible spans several thousand years and just as many miles, from Italy to Iran, Turkey to Egypt, and everywhere in between.

While participants will not visit all of the lands mentioned in the Bible during their travels—just imagine how long that would take!—the program involves travel to many biblically-significant sites and historical locations in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Past programs have included visits to Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and Greece. Participants who join us in 2015 - 2016 will travel to Israel, Palestine, and Italy.

Group Overlooking Temple Mt - Jan 2014

Please download the brochure for the 2015 - 2016 Bible Lands program.

For more information about the Bible Lands program, including information about costs and how to apply, visit the FAQs or contact the FHU Abroad Office at fhuabroad@fhu.edu.

2015-2016 Program Itinerary

Monday, December 28 – Depart Nashville for Tel Aviv 

Tuesday, December 29 – Arrive in Tel Aviv; on to Jerusalem
Overnight in Jerusalem

Wednesday, December 30Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, palace of Caiaphas, Mount Zion, Bethlehem
Overnight in Jerusalem

Thursday, December 31 – Old City, Western Wall, Temple Mount, Pool of Bethesda, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Shrine of the Book, Model of Jerusalem
Overnight in Jerusalem

Friday, January 1 – Jericho, Qumran, Dead Sea, Masada
Overnight in Jerusalem

Saturday, January 2 – Garden Tomb, Mt. Gerizim, Jacob's Well; on to Tiberias
Overnight in Tiberias

Sunday, January 3 – Cana, Nazareth, Sepphoris, Jordan River
Overnight in Tiberias

Monday, January 4 – Banias (Caesarea Phillippi), Nimrod Fortress, Tel Dan, Mount Bental
Overnight in Tiberias

Tuesday, January 5 – Yigal Alon Museum, boat ride on Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tabgha, Mount of Beatitudes
Overnight in Tiberias

Wednesday, January 6 – Transfer to Tel Aviv; fly to Rome
Overnight in Rome

Thursday, January 7 – Colosseum, Catacombs, Vatican
Overnight in Rome

Friday, January 8 – Depart Rome for Nashville