Sir is a small village located in the Sanur valley in the northern West Bank. It is 18km south of Jenin, the governorate capital.

Sir consists of simple, charming homes interspersed with large, shady palm trees, all benefiting from spectacular views out across the valley. Cactus is a regular feature alongside the main road to the top of the village, while bright flowers adorn homes in spring and summer.

A relatively new mosque takes pride of place in the village centre, close to a small clinic.

Population: 769 (2006)

What To Do

Sir is within a short drive of buzzing Jenin, a city with much history and culture for visitors to enjoy. Another highlight in the region is Burqin and its famous church.

Where To Eat

Jenin is home to a range of sit-down restaurants, as well as some of the tastiest shawarma joints in Palestine.

Where To Stay

There are several hotels in Jenin, 18km away, as well as a hostel which is popular with travellers called Cinema Jenin Guesthouse.