Israel, known also as the State of Israel, is a country that is located in the eastern most part of the Mediterranean Sea, in the limits of Asia, and near countries such as Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Egypt. It is a country with a heavy history, with over 8 million inhabitants, most of them Jewish, but there are also Muslims.
Israel is a country whose history has been marked by Europe and the rest of the world in the 20th Century. It is a country that has developed significantly, though some aspects have not been all that positive, such as its permanent conflict with Palestine about the territories that edge along the Gaza Strip. It has a long history of Arab-Israeli conflict, with the United Nations in the middle, trying to find solutions in the cases of Egypt and Jordan, but not succeeding yet with the Palestinians, which today is one of the bigger conflicts in the world.
Israel is a country that was named from the Bible. From this, today, the sacred book in its territories, becomes an attraction for the visitor. There are age old cities in its borders such as Jerusalem, its monuments and emblematic places such as the Western Wall, the Mount of Olives, or the Mosque are highly visited. Other important cities are Tel Aviv, Herzilya, Haifa, Ramat, and Bat Yam. In them you will find hotels and apartments for accommodation, and also beaches to visit during your holiday in Israel.
From a tourist point of view, Israel is a state with many attractions, from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea in Eilat, you can snorkel along the coral reefs of the warm Red Sea. Don't forget the deserts such as Sinai. You can enjoy hiking too, but with summer temperatures above 40º C, you should be careful not to exert too much strain. Though, extreme sport in the sea is a different matter. In the Sea of Galilee you can enjoy kitesurf.
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