Bkassine (Beit Kassin), an Aramaic-Syriac word meaning “village of the disappeared,” is considered an authentic gem of South Lebanon. Located 70km from Beirut in the Jezzine District, it is surrounded by enchanting views of a century-old seemingly endless pine forest.
Located deep within the Shouf region, Beiteddine is one of the country’s national treasures. Take a trip and immerse yourself in the natural and historical beauty this incredible village has to offer.
Unspoiled forests stretching as far as the eye can see define the northern gem of Qobayat, one of Akkar’s largest villages. It is a place where Phoenician, Roman, Byzantine and Arab civilizations have settled and where one can find archaeological remains dating as far back as 3000 BC.
With a winding old marketplace, a seaside castle and a strong Lebanese heritage, Saida is easily one of Lebanon’s most delightful destinations.
Situated 14km east of Tyre, Jouaya has an interesting story to tell. A long time ago, many families from this southern village left the country to make their fortunes in Argentina and Africa. When they returned, they built magnificent homes with lush gardens. The olive tree, of course, remains the emblem of Jouaya’s landscape.
Machghara has known a turbulent history, but like many other small towns, it has managed to preserve many monuments of its past and today is rising once again.
Known for its mild climate,hills and green valleys, Qartaba is a true mountain idyll. You’ll see why it’s easy to fall for the charm of this serene village.
With the support of the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism, we take a two-day tour around Shouf to see what this famous district in Mount Lebanon has to offer.
Batroun is the ideal leisure destination. Located 50km north of Beirut, this small city offers the most satisfying simple pleasures.
Boasting incredible scenery and a rich history, Jezzine is one of South Lebanon’s most popular towns. We explore some of its lesser-known gems.