Introducing Rosh HaNikra
The tumultuous border between Israel and Lebanon comes to an appropriately rugged and foreboding head at Rosh HaNikra, where jagged cliffs plunge into the sea and waves crash into a series of grottoes. The 10km road from Nahariya ends at the Rosh HaNikra Tourist Centre (
The caves were enlarged by the British for a railway and by the Israelis to improve access for visitors. They are explored via a meandering path that leads you to various points where the sea caves can be seen in all their glory – or tempestuousness – if the sea is seething. At the northern end, the tunnel leads you into a small theatre, slap-bang on the Lebanese border where you can watch a 12-minute film on the history of this historic railway.
Rosh HaNikra destination guides
Caeserea, Rosh Hanikra and Acre Day Trip from Tel Aviv
Explore Israel's ancient Roman cities and ports on a fascinating day trip from Tel Aviv. From the shores of the Mediterranean to the border of Lebanon, you will visit places of significance during the Roman Empire, such as Caesarea, Haifa, Rosh Hanikra and the Crusader underground city at Acre.