Whether you’re a nature seeker or an art junkie, there’s always something to get up to during the weekend; here are our top picks.
Perched on a leafy hill and dotted with charming well-preserved heritage homes, Marjeyoun is the undisputed jewel of the South.
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.
Located at the foot of Mount Hermon, the southern village of Hebbarieh has been synonymous with resistance for centuries.
If a short break somewhere calm and casual sounds tempting, read on. Lebanon explorer Peter Ghanime shows us five places to recharge our batteries.
Brimming with hidden gems, Lebanon’s southernmost city of Tyre is those places that never fails to impress.
Saida’s magnificent Debbane Palace is one of the few remaining examples of Ottoman architecture in the city.
Rest assured, there’s never a dull moment when you’re in Lebanon. And this statement certainly rings true this weekend.
When Fady Aziz wanted to spend more time in the countryside away from his desk, his mind went back to his childhood in South Lebanon.