Lower Galilee Travel Guide
Plan Your Lower Galilee Vacation
The Lower Galilee is a history-soaked region where scores of events in the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament took place. Blessed with forested hills, fertile valleys, gushing springs, and the Sea of Galilee, it has strong appeal. The graves of Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and Druze holy men attract those seeking spiritual solace, but the region is also the scene of earthly delights, including fine restaurants and spas.
Tiberias, the region's tourist center, has hotels for budgets from deluxe to economy. Within a 20- to 30-minute drive are... read more
Tiberias in particular and the Sea of Galilee in general have far livelier culinary options than other parts of Lower... read more
Things To Do in Lower Galilee
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Sunset on the Sea of Galilee: The lake at sundown is always evocative, often beautiful, and occasionally spectacular. Walk a beach,... Read more
The founding fathers and mothers would probably be bewildered by life on a 21st-century kibbutz (a collective settlement, but literally... Read more
Tiberias was founded in AD 18 by Herod Antipas, son of Herod the Great, and dedicated to Tiberius, then emperor of Rome. The Tiberians had... Read more
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