The Sea of Galilee is nestled between the hills of Galilee and the Golan Heights at 695 feet below sea level, 5 miles wide and 13 miles long. The lake serves as Israel’s main water reservoir. In Jesus’ day there were nine cities along the western shore from Tiberias to the Jordan River.

Tiberias, on the shore of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), is known for its hot springs. Founded in the 1st century and named for the Roman Emperor Tiberius, the city boasts many ruins from the Roman period.   Today the town is a tourist center surrounded by archaeological treasures. Along the SEA OF GALILEE you will find the remains of ancient cities where Jesus lived, taught and began to change the world from…

Capernaum, Korazim, Bethesda, Kursi.   Sites such as the Mt. of Beatitudes, the Jordan River, the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes are all must see sites.