Troodos is a mountain resort region in Cyprus and the only place in the country where it snows. From October to March, majestic peaks, including the highest peak Olympos (1952 m), are covered with a white veil.
The Troodos Mountains formed over 70 million years ago. On its slopes there are picturesque villages adjacent to the ruins of temples and ancient monasteries that arose in the Byzantine era.
In winter, the resort is occupied by skiers, in the summer the cool valleys save from the scorching heat. Local forests are declared a reserve where centuries-old oaks, pines, junipers, cypresses, strawberries and Continue reading
The Dead Sea is a unique place on Earth that helps to find health and longevity, therefore this corner of Israel is very popular. Both independent tourists and excursion groups come here to spend time in a relaxed atmosphere with benefits for body and soul.
In fact, this is a salt lake, poorly fed by the waters of the Jordan River. The size of pearls by nature is very modest (length – about 66 km, and the maximum width – only 18 km), while the pool area continues to decline due to human activities. Continue reading
Eilat is the southern city of Israel, washed by the waters of the Gulf of Aqaba of the Red Sea. The resort is suitable for year-round recreation, as the temperature never drops below +20 ° C even in winter. The hottest month is July. The thermometer shows almost +40 ° C. Water in the winter months warms up to + 21-22 ° C, and in the summer to 24-25 ° C. Compared to other cities, the local climate is drier, the humidity is only 15-20%, so the heat is relatively easily tolerated.
Gulf of Aqaba
Active water entertainments are popular in Eilat, snorkeling is one of them. Colonies of corals grow almost on the shore, tightly adjacent to each other, so anyone can admire works of art from nature, Continue reading