100 Tours in Israel 
 Most Visited 
 Jerusalem and Judea Mountains 
 Between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem 
 Tel Aviv and the Surroundings 
 Between Haifa and Tel Aviv 
 Haifa and the Surroundings 
 Golan and Galilee 
 Samaria and Jezreel Valley 
 Jordan Valley and Judea Desert 
 The Negev Desert and Arabah 
 Archeology 
 Food and Wine 
 Panoramic Tours 
 Walking City Tour 
 In-depth Tours 
 Pilgrimage 
 Religions 
 Judaism and Jews 
 Christianity 
 The Old Testament 
 Roman-Byzantine Era 
 Crusaders 
 19th Century 
 Modern Times 
 Nature and views 
 Beaches and Thermal Baths 
 Gardens and Parks 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Golan and Galilee

Tours in the Golan Heights and the mountains of Galilee. A volcanic plateau on the Syrian border with breathtaking views and a ski resort, with the sea of Galilee below and Galilee in front of it, with the city of Nazareth and events of Jesus' activity, the rebirth of Judaism after the destruction of the Second Temple, crusaders castles, tombs of Jewish figures, places of Jewish struggle for independence and the amazing grottos of Rosh Hanikra. 

  • The 20th century in Galilee was marked by the revival of Jewish presence in the land of Israel, and the struggle which led to Israel's independence. Neighborhoods and cities, sites and museums show us the events which were part of this fascinating history. 

  • Nazareth is the city where Mary the Virgin received the annunciation of the forthcoming birth of Jesus Christ, and where he has spent his childhood and one of the most beautiful and important churches of Israel is located here.

  • The Druze religion is represented in several towns in the north of Israel, and several are worth visiting: Daliyat Al Carmel near Haifa, with a popular market and great views of the green Carmel mountain; Pki'in, with an authentic olive press, a synagogue which continues a history of Je

  • Bet Shean was a Roman regional center, and amazing remains show its previous importance, and Tiberias was founded on the shore of Sea of Galilee in honor of the Roman emperor Tiberius and was named after him.

  • Golan Heights are a basaltic plateau, and its topography creates a beautiful landscape of different types of volcanoes, with viewpoints to Israel and Syria, when from the plateau many streams go down to Jordan river and the Sea of Galilee.

  • Tiberias and Safed are two of the four holiest cities for Judaism, and many central Rabbis were active here, writing many of the most sacred Jewish scriptures (such as Talmud and Shulchan Aruch).

  • A tour which would give you a taste of the beautiful and the special places in Galilee – breathtaking viewpoints and hikes in the nature, crusaders castles, ancient synagogues, Roman temples, villages and the religious sites of the Druze, food, wine and olive oil.

  • Many of the battles and important strategic events during the wars of Israel (1973, 1967, 1948 and before that), took place at north of the Golan and the Finger of Galilee.

  • Due to the destruction of the Second Temple, Judaism faced the challenge of adaptation of the religion and its cult to the new circumstances.

  • In the city on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, we'll find a promenade near the water, remains of Roman times, natural hot springs, an amazing mosaic in an ancient synagogue, remains of city walls and towers from the 18th century, made of black volcanic stone, tombs of many i

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