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עמותות התיירות בגליל

  • Golan Golan

    Land of water, wine and basalt. The land of wild landscapes, freedom and breadth.
    Golan Heights.

  • Land Of The Galilee Land Of The Galilee

    Come and rest in a pleasurable vacational experience.

  • Tiberias Tiberias

    Tiberias, Galilee’s capital, nourishes its future with its glorious past.

  • Sea of Galilee Sea of Galilee

    Information center about hikes, vacant lodging and reduced tickets for attractions.

  • The Valleys The Valleys

    An enjoyable experience in various tourist sites applicable for the whole family.

  • Nazareth Nazareth

    A city with international value of history and heritage. Be part of the experience.  

  • Western Galilee Western Galilee

    The most loved beaches, sceneries, attractions, lodging and sites in the Western Galilee

  • Springs, Gilboa and Bet She’an Springs, Gilboa and Bet She’an

    The valley of  Springs, Gilboa and Bet She’an . One of the gorgeous regions in Israel.

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Festivals

Winter
Winter

Winter time at the Sea of Galilee is pleasant. Temperatures are not too low, and despite the rainfall it is an ideal season for sports competitions. The annual Tiberias Marathon begins at Tiberias; runners pass through Tzemah, reach Ein Gev, and return to Tiberias. Winter is also a good season to taste the delicacies of the various unique eateries located around the Sea of Galilee. On weekends tourist sites are open all night long, and guided tours for families take place in sites around the Sea of Galilee.
Nazareth is at its festive best at Christmas time. Unique, colorful festivals celebrating Christmas and New Year’s Eve are held over the course of two weeks. The festivities culminate with the Midnight Mass, celebrated at the Basilica of the Annunciation on December 24. On this day the traditional holiday procession is held along the main road leading to the Basilica. This fascinating procession is attended by numerous, elaborately-attired clerics, and draws thousands of pilgrims from across the world. The procession concludes with a breathtaking fireworks show. On December 26 another magnificent procession takes place – that of Christ the Child; beginning at the Mensa Christi Church, it is concluded with a grand service at the Basilica.

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Spring
Spring

The colorful Galilean spring is a season filled with holidays and special festivals throughout the region. For more than 65 years, the Ein Gev Music Festival has been held over the Passover holiday; over the past few years it has been dedicated to Hebrew music. To the west, the International Sculpture Stone Symposium in the Galilee is held near Ma’a lot and Lake Montfort, dedicated to the art of sculpting in stone. An artists’ festivals, complete with fairs, parades and shows is held in Tiberias on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. In the Jezreel Valley the harvest is annually celebrated with dances, concerts, a farmers’ market, horseback riding activities, and tours of the surrounding countryside.

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Summer
Summer

Summertime is vacation time. In the hot season the Galilee draws many visitors thanks to its water sources and cool mountain ranges. Dance aficionados will enjoy the Karmiel Dance Festival, which features troupes and dancers from around the world. The Voice of Music Festival in Upper Galilee has been held for more than 20 years, and is ideal for lovers of classical and chamber music. A different rhythm can be heard at the International Klezmer Festival in Safed, where Jewish music dominates. The Sea of Galilee gushes with activity during the summer nights – the White Nights Festival includes singing recitals, nighttime tours and excursions. Ethnic festivals celebrating the heritage of the Druze and Circassian communities also take place, during the month of August.
Each year in August the Bein HaCramim (Heb. Within the Vineyards) Festival is held near Mount Meron at the Merom HaGalil Regional Council. Ideally set during a full moon, this festival celebrates good wine and food, relationships and love.

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Fall
Fall

Fall in the Galilee is a unique season. It is the time of olive harvesting, when the entire region becomes one big olive-themed festival. This includes traditional hospitality in various villages, farmers’ markets, and the production of olive oil in both modern and ancient, recreated olive presses. The largest and most well-known of fall festivals is the Acco Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre, which takes place over the Sukkot holiday. The festival has become a hub for young people, and features original performances that have gained much exposure. The Renaissance Festival is held the ancient crusader fortress of Yehiam; concerts, displays of renaissance fashions, and artisans’ exhibitions of ancient crafts. The Harvest Festival at the Jezreel Valley breaths life into the traditional country traditions of the harvest. Throughout the valley concerts, hospitality visits, and markets take place. The amateur and professional crossing of the Sea of Galilee also takes place in early fall, when temperatures are still high enough.

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