Tel-Aviv is Israel’s major metropolis and the country’s business, cultural and entertainment center with thriving technological and hi-tech centers located at its suburbs. The international airport is an easy 30 minutes commute from Tel Aviv and the city offers a wide range of hotel accommodations to satisfy all tastes.

Tel Aviv is the second largest city in Israel with approximately 1 million people living in the larger Tel-Aviv metropolitan area.

Tel-Aviv offers the visitor a large range of attractions including miles of golden beaches, museums, art galleries, concerts, the colorful Carmel Market in the Yemenite quarter, Ancient Jaffa and the restored Artists’ Quarter, the Flea Market, fine cuisine from around the world and good entertainment of various styles.

The unique Bauhaus building style of Tel-Aviv has earned it the “white city” title and from 2003, declared a world heritage site by UNESCO.

The hotels strip in Tel-Aviv is located alongside the beautiful white Mediterranean beaches and the magnificent promenade with its beachfront cafes and restaurants.

Discover Tel Aviv-Yafo with Tel-O-Fun: the city’s bikesharing rental system!
Traveling to Tel Aviv for some fun, a vacation or on business? Tour the city with Tel-O-Fun bikes. With 2,000 bicycles, 200 stations and 130 Km of riding lanes, Tel-O-Fun green bikes have become a natural transportation choice for locals and tourists, and it’s available 24/7, with daily and weekly rates.
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Tel-Aviv offers a variety of hotels with prices that span a range of budgets, conveniently located and within walking distance of the conference venue. Please visit the “Accommodation” page to review the options offered to Strings participants.

Distances are short
Israel is a small country. The major cities, Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv and Haifa can easily be reached on leisure touring days without changing hotels.
Ben-Gurion International Airport – Tel-Aviv: 18km
Ben-Gurion International Airport – Jerusalem: 47km
Tel-Aviv-Jerusalem – 60km
Haifa – Tel Aviv: 95km
Haifa – Jerusalem: 145km