Info Lebanon

Lebanon’s nature, history, culture and hospitality makes it a great destination to discover absolutely

A Land rich in History with breathtaking views

Lebanon’s surface is 10,452 square kilometres with a coastline of 225 km on the Mediterranean sea.
The Capital is Beirut, one of the oldest cities in the world inhabited more than 5000 years ago.

The climate is Mediterranean and moderate. The weather in the coastal cities is in general cool and rainy during winters and hot and humid during summers. Climate is cold followed with heavy snows on the higher mountaintops.

Archaeological and Historical sites
The earliest evidence of civilization in Lebanon dates back for more than 8000 years. The Lebanese culture reflects the legacy of various civilizations. From the Canaanite Phoenicians, the Assyrians, the Persians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Arabs, the Fatimids, the Crusaders, the Ottoman Turks to the most recently the French.

Festivals and nightlife
Lebanon is known worldwide for its Festivals that take place mostly during summer periods, placing Lebanon 1st for nightlife in the Middle East and among the top 10 worldwide.

Music Festivals offer a grandiose show with a very special and unique spirit especially when they are hosted at historical sites such as Baalback International Festival, Beiteddine International Festival, Byblos International Festival and more.

Beirut is often ranked among the first 10 top travel destinations in the world, several times n°1, due to its nightlife and hospitality. The city offers an important number of cafés, restaurants, bars, pubs, nightclubs, shows open all days of the week. With their hospitality and their love for life, Lebanese people contribute to these joyful and unforgettable nights.

Activities & Sports
Among the common sports activities in Lebanon, we can list skiing, canoeing, cycling, rafting, climbing, swimming, sailing and caving, water sports are among common activities in Lebanon.

Because of Lebanon’s unique geography, it is possible to enjoy each of these activities that require for some of them a specific environment. This unique geography also gives the opportunity to go skiing in the morning and swimming in the Mediterranean Sea in the afternoon.

Among the oldest countries of wine production in the world, Lebanon production increased in the last years to reach more than 30 wineries across the country. Most of them are located in the beautiful Bekaa Valley.

Lebanese food is the most popular of all Middle Eastern cuisines. Who never heard about Lebanese cuisine or about Falafel, Hommos, Tabbouleh, Shawarma?

In addition of being healthy and fresh, it offers a great variety of dishes that includes an abundance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, starches, fresh fish, seafood and goat meat.
Lebanese desserts are pure artwork with a special taste of rose or orange blossom water in most desserts.

Breathtaking Views
Lebanon offers magnificent views and sunsets from any location in the country through the year.

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