NATURAL EVENTS

Spring in the Israeli desert in bloom, photos

In the period between February and March, the northern Negev desert is transformed into a carpet of red anemones, tinging the area with a brilliant scarlet that heralds the arrival of spring.

Locals and tourists alike flock to the area to witness this spectacular phenomenon each year, enjoying the many outdoor activities on offer. The festival takes place in the northern Negev area, between Nahal Shikma and Nahal Basor.

The annual Darom Adom (Red South festival), now in its 17th year, is a fixture in the Israeli events calendar and offers a range of activities for families and nature lovers, many of them free of charge.

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The Negev desert in bloom
In the period between February and March, the northern Negev desert in Israel is transformed into a carpet of red anemones, tinging the area with a brilliant scarlet that heralds the arrival of spring.
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Attractions for tourists
Locals and tourists alike flock to the area to witness this spectacular phenomenon that occurs every year, enjoying the many outdoor activities on offer. The festival takes place in the northern Negev area, between Nahal Shikma and Nahal Basor.
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The Darom Adom festival
The annual Darom Adom festival (Red South festival), now in its 17th year, is a fixture on the Israeli events calendar and offers a range of activities for families and nature lovers, many of them free.
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The ideal place for flower and nature lovers
Flower and nature lovers can choose from a multitude of sites across the country to hike in fields and forests that are blooming.
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Some of the flower species present
Among the flowers one can admire are the endangered purple irises, which are found in the world's largest concentration every year at this time in the Iris Nature Reserve south of Netanya. Finally, the pink cyclamens that rule the forests throughout the country and the blue lupines that can be admired in the Elah valley.
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26/02/2024
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