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Jezreel Valley Day Tour

This Jezreel Valley Day Tour is an itinerary for those wishing to tour the valley. You’ll find here the best places to tour in Jezreel Valley including where to eat and much more. I hope you’ll find this useful. I wish you a great stay in Israel!

Tour Details

08:00 O'CLOCK

TEL MEGIDDO

Tel Megiddo National Park is the site of the ancient city of Megiddo, the remains of which form archaeological tel. Megiddo is known for its historical, geographical, and theological importance, especially under its Greek name Armageddon.

HIGHLIGHTS

Cultic Area

Northern Palace

09:00 O'CLOCK

EIN HAROD NATIONAL PARK

Ma'ayan Harod or Ayn Jalut is a spring on the southern border of the Jezreel Valley, and the location of the famous 13th century Battle of Ain Jalut considered a major turning point in world history. Its traditional name, Ain Jalut, has been recorded since the 12th century. Also, we'll discuss the modern colocalization of the Valley but the first Jewish settlers headed by Yehoshua and Olga Hankin.

HIGHLIGHTS

Ein Harod Spring

Family Grave Yehoshua and Olga Hankin

10:00 O'CLOCK

BETH ALPHA SYNAGOGUE

Beth Alpha is a sixth-century CE synagogue located at the foot of the Gilboa mountains near It is now part of Bet Alfa Synagogue National Park. Visiting the site does not take more than 20 minutes and it is worth a stop.

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Beth Alpha Synagogue

20 MIN DRIVE

THE GILBOA SCENIC ROAD

The JNF's Gilboa Scenic Route (Road 667) is aN 18km long stepping stone to fun hikes, stunning overlooks, nice picnic sites, cool bike paths, and dozens of breathtaking views that vary with the seasons and vantage point. The road follows the ridges of Mount Gilboa providing amazing scenic views and stop-offs.

HIGHLIGHTS

Mount Saul Overlook

11:00 O'CLOCK

BEIT SHEAN NAT'L PARK

Tel Beit Shean is an extensive National Park that includes the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Beit Shean and the Biblical Tel. Both form an impressive archaeological park. Try to avoid coming in the summer. It's way too hot!

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The Theatre

The Biblical Tel

13:00 O'CLOCK

KIMMEL BA GILBOA RESTAURANT

Kimmel Ba-Gilboa by Chef Shaul Ben Aderet is an excellent choice for a delightful lunch. They use local produce, the meat comes out from the kitchen nice and tender, plus there is a variety of fresh fish and above all good atmosphere.

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Try the Lamb Kebab

14:00 O'CLOCK

BEIT SHEARIM NAT'L PARK

Beit Shearim made popular by its necropolis. The wealth of artistic adornments contained in this, the most ancient extensive Jewish cemetery in the world, is unparalleled anywhere.

HIGHLIGHTS

The Necropolis