Tiberias (Tverya)

Located at the shores of the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, the capital of the Galilee, was established in the early Roman period and has served as a religious, administrative and culture center of the Jewish people for many years.

In addition to its rich history and significance, modern day Tiberias is synonymous with holiday in Israel. Here one can enjoy a variety of activities the city has to offer, and experience a wonderful mix of relaxation, nature and history, along with contemporary attractions, active water sports, pilgrimage sites and unique tourist attractions

A visit to Tiberias is not complete without a visit to its surrounding area, which features many must-see sights, including The city Bet Shean, one of the oldest cities in the world, and one of the country’s largest archaeological sites; Magdala (Migdal) the ancient town on the Sea of Galilee which was home to many of Jesus’s disciples and is said to have been the home of Mary Magdalene; Megiddo, a beautiful and impressive national park and one of the most important archeological sites in Israel from the time of the Bible. Once an ancient city of critical strategic importance, Megiddo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and an inspiring location for lovers of history and archeology.