Friday, September 10, 2021

Destinations in Lebanon

AsiaLebanonDestinations in Lebanon

Cities in Lebanon

  • Beirut – the capital and largest city
  • Baalbek – a Phoenician and Roman archaeological site
  • Byblos (Joubeil) – another city with plenty of remains, castles and museums
  • Jezzine – main summer resort and tourist destination of South Lebanon
  • Jounieh – known for its seaside resorts and nightclubs
  • Sidon (Saida) – plenty of medieval remains
  • Tripoli (Trablus) – still unspoilt by mass-tourism
  • Tyre (Sour) – has a number of ancient sites, including its Roman Hippodrome which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Zahle – capital of Bekaa Valley

Other destinations in Lebanon

  • Batroun is a historic city on the Mediterranean coast with a bustling city center full with restaurants, cafés, pubs, and nightclubs.
  • Bcharre is a gateway to the Cedars of God forest and Cedars ski slopes, and is surrounded by mountains.
  • Ehden is a hilly town with various attractions and lovely landscape. Ehden Nature Reserve is located here.
  • Barouk is well-known for its cedar groves.
  • Jeita – Known for its Grotto
  • The house of the Lebanese poet Khalil Gibran may be visited in the Kadisha Valley.
  • Beiteddine – This city is known for its palace.
  • Chouf district’s Deir el Qamar is a traditional hamlet.
  • Baskinta is a small village located at the base of Mount Sannine.
  • Qornet El-Sawda is the country’s highest mountain.
  • Mzaar Kfardebiane – Mzaar Kfardebiane is known for its skiing slopes.
  • In the Beqaa Valley, Qaraoun is known for its lake.
  • Vineyards are well-known in Kefraya.
  • Brummana is a historic village that is often referred to as a summer resort due to its nice climate, magnificent views of Beirut, and lively nightlife.
  • Al Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve – This 550-square-kilometer (210-square-mile) nature reserve has hiking trails among millenarian cedars. Niha, Barouk, Maaser el Shouf, Ain Zhalta, and Aammiq are all close by.