Israel & the Palestinian Territories - Haifa & the North Coast (Chapter)
This is the Haifa & the North Coast chapter from Lonely Planet's Israel & the Palestinian Territories guidebook.
Israel's north coast is a tranquil stretch of the Mediterranean punctuated with old farms, quaint seaside towns and historical sites. Haifa, the principal city, is the starting point for journeys to the historic port of Akko and the spectacular grottoes of Rosh HaNikra.
- stop to smell the roses in the spectacular Baha'i Gardens, Haifa's most recognisable site
- sample some wine and cruise the main street of quirky Zichron Ya'acov, home to museums and galleries
- wait for Armaggeddon at Megiddo, a biblical site expected to host the end of the world
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Haifa, Daliyat Al-Karmel, Carmelite Monastery of St Elijah, Atlit, Ein Hod, Zichron Ya'Acov, Mey Kedem, Caesarea, Megiddo (Armageddon), Akko (Acre) & around, Nahariya and North Of Nahariya.
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