In this section we have put together the main Attractions & Activities in Israel having a focus on the fun & recreational activities for families, children & individuals. You will find lists by type of activity, such as sea & water, desert & land or museums and more, but also sorted by region.
Israel is a very active & sportive country and you can do almost every sportive activity you may think of, along with many fun activities. There is a vast range of attractions for the curious & intellect mind, as well as many places for pure laziness & relaxation.
Check the lists – you will be amazed of the variety & quality – this should be a very important part of your vacation!
Eilat is Israel's southernmost city and famous as a premier shore-based diving resort on the Red Sea. This area of the Red Sea offers breathtakingly beautiful coral reefs and an enchanting underwater world, where hundreds of varieties of fish and other marine life form. It is a paradise for scuba divers with water temperatures a constant 21-25 C° and with little or no currents and clear waters with an average of 20 - 30 meters visibility.
A National park and the remains of a fishing village from the time of the Second Temple, on a site that was the focus of Jesus’ Galilee ministry. Capernaum fulfilled such a central role in the life of Jesus that it was sometimes called “the town of Jesus.” As the New Testament describes it: “And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea...” (Matt 4:13). Here in Capernaum and its surroundings Jesus chose his Apostles.
A New Year's gift: Caesarea National Park and audiovisual presentations in one ticket!
Settlement at what became Caesarea, on Israel’s central Mediterranean coast began in the third century BCE during the Hellenistic period as a small Phoenician port city called Straton’s Tower.
Hai Bar Carmel covers some 6,000 dunams (1,500 acres) in the heart of Mount Carmel’s “Little Switzerland.” If we could turn back the clock, we would discover on Mount Carmel a world of living things that is different from what we see today: panthers, roe deer, nesting vulture colonies, Egyptian vultures, falcons, and may species of night owls once roamed the area.
The 17 springs of the city of Hamat Tiberias have been famous since antiquity for their healing qualities. Because they brought relief for various maladies, including boils, Jewish sages permitted people to bath in them even on the Sabbath.
Kursi is the Arabic name of the valley whose western side touches the lake shore, and where remains of a Jewish fishing village from the time of the Mishnah and the Talmud was found, and on whose eastern side, at the foot of the Golan Heights, a monastery was discovered. The monastery was found by accident during road construction after the Six-Day War.
Megiddo National Park, encompassing the ancient biblical mound of Megiddo, whose universal value has won it a place on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is located at the western entrance to the Jezreel Valley in the Lower Galilee, on an important ancient and modern crossroad.
The performance includes a tour of Bet She’an National Park. We recommend visitors wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.
“She’an Nights” is the only event of its kind in the world, featuring virtual images that will give you a sense of life in an exciting, vibrant city and treat you to a glimpse of thousands of years of historical events.
On the southern bank of Me‘arot Stream, on the western slopes of Mount Carmel, caves where discovered containing evidence of over one million years of human activity––a rare phenomenon anywhere in the world.