The meaning of the words could be interpreted as "head of the cliff cave".
To get to Nahariyya, take the train/bus/sherut from Tel Aviv, Haifa or Akko.
By cablecarTo get to the caves and the base of the cliffs a cable car operates throughout the year and is open daily 8:30–17:00.
phone: +972 73 2710 100
- A chain of grottoes has been carved out by the power of the waves at the foot of the chalk cliffs - these beautiful grottoes are the main attraction of Rosh Haniqra.
- Tours are available of the actual cave itself. You are able to walk around inside the caves and peek through different parts to see the water on the other side
- During the Second World War the British dug a railway tunnel 250 meters long and built a bridge, as part of the Haifa - Beirut - Tripoli railway track.
- Rosh Haniqra actually leads to the gates that lead to the border between Israel and Lebanon as well as a gift shop where you can buy something to take home to remember your experience
Just next to it:
- The Lebanese border in the north
- The Rosh Haniqra islands in the south
The CliffThis kosher restaurant is right next to the upper border with Lebanon.
Rosh HaNikra Holiday Village
Beezet Beach (camping)Not accessible in summer, but September to April. There are even some parasols (of the Banana Public Beach) there, against potential rain.
- can be found in the east, not far off.
- Nahariyya – the northern terminus of the coastal railway line and famous for relaxing by the beach.
- Akko – A historical city on the far north coast of Israel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a pilgrimage site for the Bahá'ís.
- Karmiel – A modern city on the road between Akko and Safed.