Treasures of the Galilee

Tour operators in the Western Galilee never cease to surprise us, offering endless ideas for activities, tours, accommodations and fun – interesting hikes, wine tastings and other small pleasures that can be found between the mountains and the sea. One of the better sources for things to do up there is the Ozrot Hagalil website and smart-phone app, where you’ll find more than 400 carefully selected tourist sites.

We tagged along with Ozrot Hagalil representatives as they checked out several establishments and enterprises that were interested in participating in the project. We rode electric bikes, hiked along the Lebanese border, listened to beautiful violin music and some fascinating stories, got to try our hand at art in nature and tasted a variety of delicacies at a few eclectic restaurants in the region.

Lev Hagoren in Moshav Goren

Neta and Sharon Gueta recently opened a bicycle center, where they offer tourists electric bicycles so that everyone can easily ride along the paths. We donned helmets, stuck maps in our pouches and were off on a seven-kilometer circular scenic path that runs through Goren Park.

On the way, we stopped to gaze at the beautiful view and enjoy a snack in one of the picnic areas. We also stopped at a lookout point from which there is a spectacular view of the impressive Montfort Castle. Only 400 meters separated us from this Crusader fortress, which sits above the green slopes that lead down to Kziv Creek. Rumor has it that in a year or two, there will

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