The Sea of Galilee (Hebrew – “Kinneret”) is the biggest freshwater lake in Israel, as well as the lowest freshwater lake on earth (its average height 700 Feet BELOW Sea level). It is located between the Galilee and the Golan Heights, and its main water source is the Jordan River.
Around the Sea of Galilee are several points of Interest, and especially to the Christian world, such as: Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes, Bethsaida, Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Chorazin, “Domus Galilaeae” , Site of the miracle of the Swine (Kursi), Magdala, Sussita, Sea of Galilee Boat. and the Baptism site – Yardenit.
|“The Sea of Galilee is the source of beauty, water and life for all of the Galilee. For many it is also the background of the greatest story ever told. For me, it is home.” Team Member, Edan Geva|
Other points of interest around the Sea of Galilee include Tiberias, Hamat Tiberias , Kinneret Cemetery, Kinneret Farm, Majrasa, Nebi Shu’ayb, and Degania. One can also reserve activities like a Sail on the Sea of Galilee , ATV by the Sea of Galilee, Powered Parachute flight above the Sea of Galilee, Chocolate workshop (Galita), Swim at the Sea of Galilee, the Hidden Waterfall , or Majrasa.