Belvoir or Kochav HaYarden

Belvoir or Kochav HaYarden

Belvoir or Kochav HaYarden (Star of the Jordan) is a massive and very impressive Crusader castle perched high on a plateau above the Jordan Valley, hence its name. Its location provided strategic control of the area and a stunning view to match. Construction of the fortress began in 1168. It is considered … Read more

Eden Spring

Eden Spring

Mei Eden (“Waters of Eden”) is a very popular brand of mineral water in Israel and you can visit the Salukia Spring which is the initial source of the bottled mineral water. The park which encompasses Salukia is called Eden Spring (or Eden Springs). This is a great spot, easy and accessible, … Read more

Zefat’s Old Jewish Quarter

Zefat’s Old Jewish Quarter

A good place to begin a walk in Zefat’s Jewish Quarter is the junction of Beit Yosef and Arlozorov streets. From here, proceed up Beit Yosef St. A stone-paved path crossing Beit Yosef Street marks the border of the Safad Jewish Quarter. Looking up to the top of the steps on the … Read more

Don’t Miss in the Galilee

Don’t Miss in the Galilee

The Galilee – two seas, two ranges of mountains, lots of villages, walks and magical spaces. Here are some of the places that will quickly become your favorite. Zefat Zefat (or Safed, Tzfat, Zefat, Tsfat, whatever you want to call it) is a city of artists and Kabbalah set in the mountains. It … Read more