Eilat and the Negev: Places to Explore


  • Beersheva

    Beersheva's emblem depicts a tamarisk tree, representing the biblical past, and a pipe through which water flows, symbolizing the city's modern revival. Four thousand years ago, the patriarch Abraham dug... Read more

  • Eilat

    A legend says that after the Creation, the angels painted the earth and when they got tired, they spilled their paints: the blue became the waters of Eilat, and the other colors became its fish and coral... Read more

  • Mitzpe Ramon and Makhtesh Ramon

    The raison d'ĂȘtre of Mitzpe Ramon, a town of 5,500 people on the northern edge of the crater, founded in 1951 by workers building the road to Eilat, is to serve as an access point to the magnificent giant... Read more