Haifa and the Northern Coast Travel Guide
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Stretched taut on a narrow coastal strip between Tel Aviv and the Lebanese border, this gorgeous region offers a rare blend of Mediterranean beaches, fertile fields and citrus groves of the Sharon Plain, and seaside historical sights. Whether you succumb to the delights of the ancient port of Caesarea with its spectacularly restored Roman ruins, to the alleyways and beautifully vaulted Crusader halls of the old city of Akko, or to the vistas and gardens of modern Haifa, this lovely part of Israel won’t disappoint.
Options range from small inns to luxury hotels, though the selection and quality of accommodations doesn't equal that of, say, Tel Aviv. Gracious bed-and-breakfasts...read more
You won't have to look hard for a restaurant, whether simple or fancy, with a striking view of the Mediterranean. Fish, served with a variety of sauces...read more
Things To Do in Haifa and the Northern Coast
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Caesarea: Originally built by Herod the Great, these 2,000-year-old Roman ruins occupy a strategic spot on the sea. They include Byzantine bathhouses... Read more
History clings to the stones in the Old City of Akko, which bear the marks of the many civilizations that have inhabited and built it. The city's... Read more
The Druze are an Arabic-speaking minority whose remarkable cohesion and esoteric faith have enabled them to maintain their close-knit identity... Read more
First mentioned in the Talmud, the area around Haifa had two settlements in ancient times. To the east, in what’s today a congested industrial... Read more
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