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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

Rosh HaNikra Grottoes with Villa Rimona Zimmers

Many people who stay at Villa Rimona come to visit the Eastern Galilee and the Golan. However, we are the same distance from the Grottoes at Rosh HaNikra as we are to Mount Hermon in the Golan.

Combine a visit to this natural wonder of Israel with a trip to Haifa, Acco or Nahariya. . . . → Read More: Rosh HaNikra Grottoes with Villa Rimona Zimmers

Tractoronim – Off Road Ranger Cars in the Upper Galilee

So many of our guests at Villa Rimona Zimmers ask us about going Tractoronim that Chana and I decided to try it ourselves.

Tractoronim are ATV’s (All Terrain Vehicles) which are usually like 4 wheel motorcycles. There are many places that offer tours of 1 – 2 hours through nature trails and kibbutz fields . . . → Read More: Tractoronim – Off Road Ranger Cars in the Upper Galilee

Mount Hermon in the Summertime

We took a trip in July up to Mount Hermon (pronounced “Chermon”). Most people visit the mountain in the winter during snow skiing season. The Ski season is very short in Israel and the place is packed in the winter.

It’s a whole different experience in the summertime. The weather is stunning. It’s easy to . . . → Read More: Mount Hermon in the Summertime

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

Highway 98 – Golan Heights – Stunning Vistas – Exciting Switchbacks

If you love Highway 1 on the California coast, then you’ll love Highway 98 descending the Golan Heights from the top of the mountains down to Hamat Gader on the way back to Tiberias.

We recommend driving on the road from top to bottom (north to south) as you’ll see more stunning vistas that way. . . . → Read More: Highway 98 – Golan Heights – Stunning Vistas – Exciting Switchbacks

Horseback Riding in Ramot

It’s only a short drive from our Zimmers in Yavniel to the Golan Heights. Take a breathtaking drive up the mountains to Chavot Ramot Stables above Ramot on the Golan Heights. The views are stunning and you can spend the afternoon riding the country trails… and listen to me and Chana talk to the animals… . . . → Read More: Horseback Riding in Ramot