In these peacful green hills, David fought Goliath, Samson fought the Philistines and the Babylonians ravaged the Kingdom of Judea. Nowadays these gentle landscapes are home to wineries and parks, located next to the archeological sites that tell us of those distant times.

A 1-day tour of this area can take you between stunning natural sites, historical places and wineries where you can refresh yourself and taste the excellent local products. 

Distance: around 7km (4 miles).

Difficulty: easy to medium.

Sights: Emek Haela (Elah Valley), Samson's Tomb, Beit Jimal Monastery, Muni Winery and more.


Judaean Foothills - the Shfela

Flowers, Wineries and Biblical Stories