Northern Coastal Plain
Duration Half a day
Group Size Small-Large
Built on the slopes of Mount Carmel, Haifa is the largest city in northern Israel, and the third largest city in the country. It has a mixed population of Jews and Arabs, and is home to the Baha’i World Center.
Akko is one of the world’s most ancient towns, and was once a 3rd century Greek port called Ptolemy. Under the Romans, Akko was inhabited by an important Jewish community. The city’s fascinating historical heritage is a rare blend of East and West, and a unique junction of art and religion, with remnants from various cultures
The grottoes are the result of a geological process which has been going on for thousands of years, and are fascinating, mysterious, and breathtakingly beautiful all year long.
- See ancient history come to life against the backdrop of ancient Caesarea at the newlyopened multimedia center. Excavations include an impressive amphitheatre and aqueduct.
- Travel to the Crusader City of Acre, and the Muslim period exhibit. Take the cable car to Rosh Ha’Nikra, along Israel’s border with Lebanon.
- Enjoy a panoramic view of the sparkling port city of Haifa, on the slopes of Mount Carmel, with history dating back to Biblical times.