Haifa and the Northern Coast Travel Guide

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Plan Your Haifa and the Northern Coast Vacation

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.

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Haifa and the Northern Coast Hotels

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

Restaurants

Haifa and the Northern Coast Restaurants

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

Things To Do in Haifa and the Northern Coast

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Haifa and the Northern Coast Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    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

  • Akko's History

    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

    The Druze are an Arabic-speaking minority whose remarkable cohesion and esoteric faith have enabled them to maintain their close-knit identity... Read more

  • Haifa's History

    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

  • Herod's Amazing Port at Caesarea

    The port's construction at Caesarea was an unprecedented challenge—there was no artificial harbor of this size anywhere in the world. But Herod... Read more

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