Kfar Tavor is a local council in the northern region of Israel located at the foot of Mount Tabor in the Lower Eastern Galilee. The colony was declared a local council in 1949.
On the road between Afula and Tiberias, lies the picturesque and pastoral village of Kfar Tavor. Among the olive groves, the colony developed new neighborhoods and the first stone houses of the colony still stand, which was born in 1901.
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Many restored homes remain in the founders’ neighborhood, and some are now used as public buildings. For example, the first school is today a library and the second school still operates as a school today.
There is a museum that illustrates the lifestyle of the period and includes a farmhouse, an audiovisual show, and an art gallery. In its courtyard is the Marzipan Museum, with spectacular exhibits and sweet workshops for the whole family. Throughout the settlement there are beautiful restaurants, cafes and rustic guest rooms, and if you are looking for a nature trip the possibilities in the area are many and varied. You can visit Ein Mes-ha, which was the source of water for the first settlers and is now an active recreation park. You can climb and hike on Mount Tabor and to the monastery overlooking the surrounding area, or, hike NahalTabor by foot, bicycle or ATV.
In Kfar Tavor, there are a variety of enjoyable events and festivals such as the Tavor Festival – five days of music, art and fun for the whole family, taking place in the summer. Another festival is the “Mischag,” over two days and includes dozens of artists and performances of music, circus, theater, and dance. It is free of charge. There is also a huge block party for the whole family, which takes place during Sukkot.
Transportation in Kfar Tavor is based on private vehicles, buses and taxis.