The Galilee (Hebrew: הגליל HaGalil, Arabic: الجليل al-Jalīl) is a northern region of Israel, generally a forested highland area with relatively sparse population. Its landscape and historical associations make it a great draw for the traveller.


Lower and Upper Galilee regions

The Galilee region is composed of two sub regions:

Cities and villages

Other destinations

The Montfort crusader castle in the Upper Galilee region

Crusader castles


Hebrew. In some Arab villages you can talk Arabic. English is widely understood.


Tel Hatzor




Many visitors to the Upper Galilee sleep in a tzimmer - a kind of bed-and-breakfast place run out of a private house. Pretty much every town and village in the Galilee has a few of these.

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