The Galilee region is divided into two main parts, the Upper Galilee (north) and the Lower Galilee (south). These two regions encircle the freshwater Sea of Galilee, a life-source of drinking water for Israel.
Situated along the banks of the Jordan River, at the southern edge of the Sea of Galilee, is Yardenit. Yardenit is a baptismal site where Christians can be baptized in the Jordan River, where it is believed that Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.
The Sea of Galilee(Lake Kinneret) is a freshwater lake which is surrounded by the cliffs and hills of Galilee. Situated in a hollow, the Sea of Galilee lies about 700 feet below sea level and is Israel’s largest reservoir of fresh water.