North Israel

Cities and places of interest in the North of Israel

Banias Nature Reserve Israel
The Banias Nature Reserve is a place of outstanding natural beauty especially the renowned and striking Banias Waterfall.  The reserve also includes the archeological site of Caesarea Philippi which is the place mentioned in the scriptures where Jesus asked his disciples who people were saying he was. Originally this ancient […]

Israel – Places to visit – Banias

Lake Kinneret
  Cities and Sites in Northern Israel The North of Israel comprising of  the Golan Heights and the Galilee region is filled with Jewish and Christian Biblical and historical places of interest. There are an abundance of National Parks and archeological excavations as well as beautiful scenery and rich plant […]

Israel – Northern Israel – Cities and Sites

The Town of Atlit in Northern Israel is situated on the Mediterranean coast South of Haifa. It was originally a Crusader outpost. In 1903 the new village was founded with the help of Baron Edmond de Rothschild. Atlit is best known for the place where the British built a military […]

Israeli History – Historical Places in Israel – Atlit

The town of Caesarea in Israel with its select neighborhoods, lovely gardens and impressive golf course is situated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, midway between Tel Aviv and Haifa. Adjacent to the modern town is the Ancient Roman Port City and amazing archeological park, with the remains  from […]

Northern Israel – Israeli Cities – Caesarea

Capernaum in Israel
Capernaum (Kfar Nahum) is situated on the shores of Lake Kinneret (The Sea of Galilee), in the north of Israel. This ancient fishing village was inhabited between the years of 150 BC up to approximately AD 750. Capernaum is mentioned a number of times in the New Testament however the […]

Israel – biblical and historical sites – Capernaum (Kfar Nahum)

Golan Heights
The Golan Heights is situated in the north of Israel and borders on Syria.    The area had been part of the Ottoman Empire and after the First World War it became included in the territory of the British Mandate of Palestine.  However this was changed when in 1923 an agreement […]

Golan Heights – Northern Israel – Israel

Haifa Cable Cars
The beautiful Port city of Haifa in Israel is situated on the Mediterranean Sea and built on the slopes of Mount Carmel. It is the third largest city in Israel and its many sided distinctive characteristics make it an interesting and attractive point of call for visitors to spend time […]

Cities In Israel – North Israel – Haifa

Megiddo in Northern Israel
Megiddo also known as Armageddon (mentioned in both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible), is a Unesco World Heritage site situated in Northern Israel’s Jezreel Valley and is extensively regarded as the Holy Land’s most significant Biblical period site. Archeologists have uncovered the remnants of 26 civilizations at […]

Israel – Holy Land Biblical Sites – Megiddo

The small town of Metula is situated on the border with Lebanon and is located in the area of what once were the biblical cities of Dan, Abel Bet Maacah, and Ijon. It is also the northernmost town in Israel and was founded in 1896 by Baron Edmond de Rothschild […]

Places to visit in Israel – Israeli Towns – Metula

Nahariya Israel
Nahariya is a coastal resort town in Northern Israel. It was founded in the mid 1930’s by German immigrants. It was originally settled with the intention of it being an agricultural village but it soon became apparent to the residents that the attractive location, lovely scenery and its long and […]

Israel – Northern Coastal Cities – Nahariya

View of Nazareth
The Israeli city of Nazareth is located in Northern Israel in the heart of the Galilee region. Approximately 25 km from the Sea of Galilee and 9 km from Mount Tabor, it is the largest Arab city in Israel inhabited by both Christian and Muslim Israeli Arabs. There are also […]

Israel – Cities in North Israel – Nazareth

Safed and the Hula Valley in North Israel
In the mountains of the Upper Galilee in Israel, you will find one of the four holy cities of Judaism, the town of Safed (Pronounced Tsfat) which is spelt in many different ways that sometimes cause confusion (Safed, Zefat, Tsfat, Zfat, Safad, Safes, Safet, amongst others). The other 3 holy […]

Israel – Visit Northern Israel – Safed