Immediately after the Six Day War in 1967, Israeli settlement began in the Golan. Today, after more than forty years of Israeli settlement, the Golan has become a prosperous land area, full of nature and tourism sites, attractions and covetable places that attract crowds of tourists and travelers throughout the year. 

Take a Trip in time 1

Millions of years ago the storm and the Golan volcano. Her boiling heart seeped from the soil, slowly flowing through long, narrow cracks and covering the ancient chalk rocks of the Golan. As it cooled down, it became a beautiful, solid black basalt that shaped the geological surface of the Golan Heights to the present day. Look for the volcano, and take a stroll and get to know Golan's unique volcanic phenomena. 

Take a Trip in time 2

water. The Golan has plenty of small springs, streams and factions that attracted settlers throughout the periods. Near each spring you will find remnants of a village and there are dozens of them. These communities contributed to the design of the Golan settlement. Chalcolithic villages, Roman cities, Jewish villages, Christians, Circassians.

Christianity grew in the Land of Israel at the end of the Second Temple period and the Golan also got its own miracles in Kursi, at Tel Beit Zida - one of the most important for Christianity in Palestine and Banias.

Jewish settlement also left a strong mark on the Golan, indicating that the synagogue's findings, some 37 in number, reveal a small part of the character and way of life of the Jewish communities in the Golan some 1,500 years ago. The magnificent synagogues: Gamla, Katzrin and Ein Keshet have undergone partial restoration and attract many Jews from around the world who choose to hold significant events in their lives here such as bar / bat mitzvahs and weddings. Take a walk in the Golan synagogues.

 Take a walk in the Golan

The Golan Heights hiking trails are marked and easy to navigate and they will guide you as you cross streams, climb mountains, skip rocks, and reach wonderful new places in the narrow and long Golan strip of just 1,250 square kilometers.

The southern Golan 150 meters below sea level at the lowest point, and the northern Golan 2,236 meters above sea level at the highest point (in all of Israel).

Between the two points: streams, mountains, volcanoes, ancient synagogues, springs, sightings, waterfalls, basalt canyons, flora and fauna, history, battle heritage, wineries, canvas houses, the Golan Trail - a very partial inventory count for plenty of hiking options The Golan.

So, if you like to walk, walk, see and feel. If you like to hear water flow. If you owe land, sun and sky the Golan will love you too.

Author's Bio: 

Marina Pal is a renowned author and social media enthusiast.