Vacationers flock to the Kinneret during holidays

Some 13,000 Israelis took advantage of the holidays to enjoy time outdoors on the banks of Lake Kinneret.

 Lake Kinneret (photo credit: Tali Bar/Kinneret Association)
Lake Kinneret
(photo credit: Tali Bar/Kinneret Association)

Some 13,000 vacationers enjoyed time on the banks of Lake Kinneret, the Kinneret Authority control room announced Sunday.

  (credit: Tali Bar/Kinneret Association) (credit: Tali Bar/Kinneret Association)

The association will offer free shuttle service during the holiday in order to help visitors enjoy the scenic site. Association staff will explain the importance of keeping the beaches clean and will hand out trash bags to visitors.

 Lake Kinneret (credit: Tali Bar/Kinneret Association) Lake Kinneret (credit: Tali Bar/Kinneret Association)

Due to a large number of vacationers, the Hokek Beach was closed.

More information about beaches and beach occupancy is available at the association hotline 55477.