Recommended by: Sabrina “Lots of really delicious strawberries – we had a gorgeous time” Description: Strawberry picking in Hod Hasharon – two types of delicious natural strawberries. There is an entrance fee for everyone except babies under 1. Free parking. No entry for animals. Strawberries are available for sale without picking too! Price: 40 shekel…

Recommended by: Nicole Goldman ‘Not sure where you are located, but I would recommend going picking at the organic fields in hod hasharon near the mul hasade restaurant. Unlike other picking places, there is no fee for picking. You just pay by weight for what you take home, and the quality is amazing and yummy…

Recommended by: Anna Schroff אורי תותים We are at Uri Tutim right now (Pesach 2018) Sea of strawberries and no people. Today they opened the new halka with four types of strawberries. 25 NIS, you can eat as much as you want and you are given a small box to take with you. Moshav Yesha…

Recommended by: Nathalie The suspended bridges in the KKL park of Nesher ( under 10 minutes walk from parking lot). was nice. Nothing too hard (though there are some trails in the forest of this park- we met people who did a 1:30 h hike there, but we went in just for the bridge). pretty…

As published on Times of Israel: In Israel, the Hamentaschen (or Oznei Haman) start filling the bakery shelves as soon as the last doughnut is eaten on Chanukah! This year, with an extra Adar in the mix, the anticipation for Purim has had an extra long build up and as always, celebrations get under way…

Recommended by: Tamar Kosky Lazarus ‘On a moshav, 15/20 mins from Modiin…off the 44. Great place!!’ Description: A family run organic strawberry plant. Free tour included! 30 shekel per person over age 3. You can eat as much as you want and baskets are available at extra cost.  

If you grew up outside of Israel, strawberries were always available. Week in and week out those red juicy looking fruits could be purchased at any supermarket….but here in Israel we wait (im)patiently until our home grown strawberry season begins and you just can’t beat the taste of fresh strawberries in Israel especially after the long…

Recommended by: Ezra Amichai ‘We went to meshek 6 , it was great.’ Description: Established in 1938, Meshek 6 is one of the first strawberry fields. The season is from December to May. You can pick flowers as well as strawberries. Call them for prices. Also available to buy, they also have a cafe and…