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Jezreel Valley


The Jezreel Valley (also known as Emek Yisrael and the Plain of Megiddo) is a beautiful area of the Galilee in Northen Israel, a strikingly flat landscape with immense natural beauty and historic importance. The Jezreel Valley is a haven for adventure and outdoor enthusiasts, as well as drawing those interested in its religious importance. It is named for an ancient city which stood here and means "God sows" perhaps alluding to the fertile land in the valley.

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Haifa Cable Cars


The Haifa Cable Cars, located at the tip of Haifa that juts out into the Mediterranean, are fabulous both as a quick method of transportation and as a tourist attraction. Climbing up from beside the Bat Galim Promenade all the way up to Stella Maris, the top of the Carmel ridge, the Haifa cable cars provide a view of Haifa and the bay that must be seen.

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Ein Hod Artists Colony


The Ein Hod Artists Colony lies in the heart of the Carmel Forest, just south of the city of Haifa - a wonderful village with windy streets, phenomenal vistas, and loads of little art galleries, mostly within the homes of residents. A visit to Ein Hod involves walking through quaint streets lined with galleries and the homes of artisans, taking in spectacular views, and maybe even a workshop. What makes Ein Hod special is the involvement of the artists - after all, how often can you chat to an artist in their own home about the piece of work they have just created.

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Best Driving Roads in Israel


You'll quickly begin to wonder where the best driving roads in Israel are, as you drive through more and more spectacular and varied scenery that the country has to offer. Israel has some fantastic driving roads which weave through the magnificent landscapes of the country and provide drivers with amazing views and thrilling driving. In Israel, it isn't so much about speed but more about the significance of the roads, along the same mountainous ridges that Biblical battles took place, or alongside some of the most impressive works of nature.

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Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa


The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art in Haifa is the only Japanese museum in all of the Middle East. Founded by a Holocaust survivor who hid his collection of Japanese artifacts somewhere in Holland during the war, the museum has much to offer – a genuine glimpse at the historical culture of Japan. From the samurai swords that ruled Japan with razor-sharp precision to the carefully crafted fans that imbues much of Japan's peaceful culture, the Tikotin museum is a home away from home for all things Japanese.

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Israel’s Micro-Breweries


Some called 2011 the year for Israel's micro-breweries with a surge in the number of breweries operating across the country. In a similar way to how wineries have sprung up in every corner of Israel, micro-breweries have appeared at an incredibly rapid pace over the past few years, mostly by passionate Israeli beer lovers who strive to create beer better than anything made by the large, commercial breweries. Many of Israel's micro-breweries are open to the public with visitors centers and brewery tours both interesting and, of course, tasty!

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5 of the Most Beautiful Places in Israel


Israel is a beautiful country, there’s no denying that fact. With its diverse landscapes and scenery, ranging from desert in the south to lush green hills in the north, that beauty is incredibly varied. While traveling in Israel you are almost certain to gasp in awe at the beauty this land has to offer. Here...

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The Galilee


The Galilee makes up much of the north of Israel, totaling one-third of the whole country. Divided into three areas: the Lower Galilee, Upper Galilee, and Western Galilee, the Galilee has a hilly landscape with flat fertile plains, and an almost Tuscan-style appearance. The famous Sea of Galilee and River Jordan are located here, as are many pretty agricultural villages which sit alongside ancient ruins, and amazing hills and valleys which are mentioned throughout history as the location of famous battles and events.

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Cruises to Israel


It is becoming more and more popular for tourists to take a cruise to Israel, with the Israeli ports of Haifa and Ashdod featuring as stops on the itineraries of more and more cruise companies. The cruises stopping in Israel tend to stop for one night in Haifa and one night in Ashdod (south of Tel...

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Israel’s Mediterranean Coast


Much of the west of is boarded by the Mediterreanean Sea. From the urban metropolis that is Tel Aviv, to the villages and remote beaches of the Western Galilee, this diverse and beautiful coastline. The Coastal Plain is home to most of Israel's population, urban, economic, cultural and leisure activities, including some of the country's coolest and most unique sites and activities.

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Druze Hospitality


The Druze are a minority group who live peacefully in Israel and are renowned for their hospitality. Their villages in the Carmel and Golan regions offer not only an insight into their interesting religion, but great food as well! Isfiya and Daliyat El Carmel are two such villages located in the Carmel region, just north of Zichron Yaakov, and just over a one hour drive from Tel Aviv.

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Israel’s Wine and Wineries


Israel has developed a world-class network of wineries stretching across the country. From the first vineyards built over 100 years ago, the country now has tens of vineyards producing high quality wines.

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