The Galilee is a northern region of Israel, generally a forested highland area with relatively sparse population. Its landscape and historical associations make it a great draw for the traveller.
Popular destinations: Nazareth
Nazareth is a city in northern Israel. With a population of 60,000, it is the largest Arab city in Israel proper with a mixed but quite harmonious Christian and Muslim population.
Safed is a city in the Galilee region of Israel, and is one of the oldest centers for Jewish learning and spirituality, home to the Kabbalah movement which is popular with celebrities.
Akko, also known historically to Arabs as عكّا and Westerners as Acre, lies on the northern edge of the Bay of Acre in northern Israel and receives many Baha'i pilgrims.
The Sea of Galilee is the largest freshwater lake of Israel.
Rosh Haniqra is a dazzlingly white coastal rock cliff formation on the far North Coast of Israel, some 7 km north of Akhziv.
Popular Destinations in Israel