Masada Gilboa Passion

Masada / Mezada

In 70 AD the Romans had conquered Jerusalem. Almost 1000 resistance troops retreated to the fortress on the Table mountain. The Romans then laid siege to the mountain and the fortress. When the battering ramps finally broke through the walls, the besieged began suicide and only a handful of women and children survived. The fortress…

Mt. Shaul – Gilboa Passion

Only a few minutes from our village and house away, lies Gilboa, a 20 km long mountain range, which is at the highest point 520 m high and located at the Jezreel Valley, a few minutes from our hometown, Gan Ner away. Gilboa is a visitor magnet for nature friends from all over Israel, especially…

Zelten am See Genezareth

Campsite at the Sea of Galilee

Camping on the beach at the Sea of Galilee thrills by camping directly near the water, pleasant water temperatures, many small destinations and an indescribable atmosphere. The official season begins in May and ends in October. Because of the fact that many Israelis visit on weekends, it gets quite busy. You should therefore rather go…

Panorama Arbel view over Sea of Galilee

Sea of Galilee

The Sea of Galilee is a very popular excursion- and holiday destination and it is definitely worth visit. Besides many sights, it offers beautiful campsites and beaches, during May-September it is great for swimming, surfing and fishing. A visit to the famous excavation site of the Capernaum village, with the House of Peter should be…

Tabor Mountain Church

Mount Tabor – Mount of Transfiguration

The Mount Tabor, or Mount of Transfiguration (Matthew 17: 1-9), is already visible from a great distance by its distinctive form, which stands out from the surrounding countryside. A serpentine road with viewpoints leads to a Franciscan monastery, a church and a small park. If the weather allow it you can see many kilometers in…

Mountain Arbel

Above the sea of Galilee, rises the mountain Arbel with a wonderful view over the lake and other mountains. Its imposing appearance with steep cliffs and well-developed hiking trails with different degrees of difficulty and lengths are ideal for an adventure day trip. The three- to four-hour round-trip, with the cave fortress built in the…