Amiable small town full of fine mosaics, among them a unique map of the Holy Land – for history, accessibility, outlook and fine mid-range hotels, this makes a great alternative base to Amman.
Awe-inspiring views stretch out from the mountain named in the Bible as the spot where Moses died.
Jordan’s Grand Canyon, a vast fold in the landscape now protected as a nature reserve.
Crusader stronghold, still within its original walls, perched on a crag above a busy market town.
The country’s finest nature reserve, with village atmosphere, walks, climbs and views to recharge the emptiest of batteries and stunning natural scenery.
Often overlooked on routes approaching Petra, this majestically crumbling hilltop ruin offers an enticing sense of isolation, aided by some cheerfully low-key places to stay.