Safed (Ebreu: צְפַת, Tzfat; Arabic: صفد, Ṣafad, Ashkenazi: Tzfas; Biblical: Ṣ'fath), is a ceety in the Northren Destrict o Israel. Locatit at an elevation o 900 metres (2,953 ft), Safed is the heichest ceety in the Galilee an o Israel. Due tae its heich elevation, Safed experiences warm simmers an cauld, often snowy, winters. Since the sixteenth century, Safed haes been considered ane o Judaism's Fower Holy Ceeties, alang wi Jerusalem, Hebron an Tiberias; syne that time, the ceety haes remained a centre of Kabbalah, an aa kent as Jewish mysticism.
Due tae its bonnie settin surroondit bi pine forests an its mild mid-year temperatures, Safed haes become a simmer holiday resort frequentit bi Israelis an foreign visitors alike.