The Western Galilee
THE PEARLS OF THE GALILEE
Meet our OUTstanding tour guide and drive north along the coastal road to Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital and port; enjoy a walking tour of the theatre and the archaeological ruins and excavations.
Israel’s Mediterranean Coast has been ruled by various empires throughout history, creating a fascinating mosaic of historic sites.
Continue to Haifa, Israel's third largest city, located on the slopes of Mount Carmel and home to both Jew and Arabs, a melting pot of culture and ideas. You'll have the chance to appreciate the beauty of Haifa with a scenic view of the city, the port, and the magnificent Bahai Gardens and Shrine – a world heritage site which is home to the Baha’i faith.
Drive to Akko, the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site; Walk through the market, visit the mosque and the old port, the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt and learn about their fascinating history and culture.
Then proceed to Rosh Hanikra natural reserve, where the turquoise Mediterranean meets the white limestone cliffs and creates magical coves and grottos, right on the border with Lebanon.
Return to point of departure.