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Nahal Teninim – Nature Reserve and Roman Aquaduct

If you love nature and history, but don’t want to hike, Nahal Teninim is a great place for the whole family. Nachal Teninim (Aligator stream) is a wonderful national nature reserve and is home to an amazing Roman Dam and Aquaduct that brought fresh water to Caesarea. Chana and I had a great time strolling . . . → Read More: Nahal Teninim – Nature Reserve and Roman Aquaduct

Carmel Prehistoric Caves

The Carmel Caves are a fascinating visit for the whole family. They are located on Highway 4 between Zichron Yaakov and Haifa. Here’s a fun video Chana and I made on a recent trip.

If you love nature, you’ll enjoy the stunning cliffs and flowers. It’s just a short walk up a simple path . . . → Read More: Carmel Prehistoric Caves

Tel Faher – Golani Lookout on the Golan Heights

Tel Faher - Six Day War

The fiercest and decisive battle in the Six Day War to take the Golan Heights was at Tel Faher. It was a Syrian Army stronghold. A network of bunkers were built into the side of the mountain making it almost impossible to breach.

The Barak Division of the Golani Brigade attacked the site and lost . . . → Read More: Tel Faher – Golani Lookout on the Golan Heights

10 Great FREE family friendly activities in the Galilee and Golan

At Villa Rimona Zimmers we specialize in families travelling on a budget.

Here are 10 places we’ve visited that you’ll really enjoy!

1. Family Hike and Picnic in the Eshkol Forest

Between Yavneel and Menachemia is one of the Galilee’s best kept secrets … Levi Eshkol Forest Park.

On the way you’ll see stunning vistas . . . → Read More: 10 Great FREE family friendly activities in the Galilee and Golan

Hamat Gader – Hot Springs – Parrot Show – Aligator Park – (20min)

One of the most beautiful and popular health retreats in the Roman Empire was the spa at Hamat Gader on the southern ascent to the Golan Heights.

Today you can see the remains of the incredible Roman Baths and an ancient amphitheatre.

The popular modern hot springs and mineral baths fed by underwater springs are . . . → Read More: Hamat Gader – Hot Springs – Parrot Show – Aligator Park – (20min)

Katzrin Park – Ancient Talmudic Village – Golan Heights – with Villa Rimona Zimmers

Join us on a video walk-thru of Rabbi Abun’s 2000-year-old house in Katzrin in the Golan Heights. This two-story home boasts a large master suite, and a lovely courtyard for your chickens but sorry folks, there are no bathrooms and no running water. And it’s not for sale. It’s at the Ancient Talmudic Village at Katzrin Park Living Museum. . . . → Read More: Katzrin Park – Ancient Talmudic Village – Golan Heights – with Villa Rimona Zimmers

Gan HaShlosha – Sachne – Nature Reserve — with Villa Rimona

Here is a two minute video of one of the most beautiful places in Israel. The nature reserve is used as a public swimming venue as well as a wonderful place to picnic, play and explore with the whole family. You’ll see waterfalls, springs, an ancient flour mill and more… . . . → Read More: Gan HaShlosha – Sachne – Nature Reserve — with Villa Rimona