Lower Galilee Travel Guide

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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.

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Lower Galilee Hotels

Tiberias, the region's tourist center, has hotels for budgets from deluxe to economy. Within a 20- to 30-minute drive are excellent guesthouses, some run...read more

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Restaurants

Lower Galilee Restaurants

Tiberias in particular and the Sea of Galilee in general have far livelier culinary options than other parts of Lower Galilee. Some places in the countryside...read more

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Things To Do

Things To Do in Lower Galilee

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

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Lower Galilee Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Sunset on the Sea of Galilee: The lake at sundown is always evocative, often beautiful, and occasionally spectacular. Walk a beach, sip a drink... Read more

  • Kibbutz Life Then and Now

    The founding fathers and mothers would probably be bewildered by life on a 21st-century kibbutz (a collective settlement, but literally translated... Read more

  • Tiberias Through Time

    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 little... Read more

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