Welcome to a Christmas like no other! Lebanon, with its blend of rich traditions, stunning landscapes and festive fervor, offers an enchanting holiday experience that’s nothing short of magical. Imagine streets adorned with twinkling lights, markets buzzing with cheer, and a warmth that transcends every corner. From the historic charm of Beirut to the picturesque snow-capped peaks, this guide unveils the perfect Christmassy destinations in Lebanon, promising an unforgettable holiday season.


Batroun, the vibrant coastal city north of Beirut, transforms into a magical Christmassy wonderland during the holiday season. Its charming streets adorned with twinkling lights, festive decorations and the scent of roasted chestnuts create an enchanting atmosphere.

Moreover, one of the highlights of the Christmas season in Batroun is the Diaspora Village located in the heart of the Old Town: Batroun, Capital de Noel.

The village features traditional Lebanese houses transformed into charming stalls showcasing local crafts, artisanal products, and delicious Lebanese delicacies.


During this holiday season, Beirut is not just only the capital of Lebanon, but it is the home of enchanting wonders and surprises. Don’t be afraid to get lost in this city that takes on a world of fairytale.

Mark your calendar and prepare to be swept away by the enchanting symphony of Christmas festivities in Beirut:


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In addition, you can take a stroll in the Beirut Downtown, visit the malls that are perfectly decorated with festive arrangements, admire the decorated tree in Achrafieh and attend Christmas carol events. So, make sure to savor the delicacies of this holiday with your loved ones in Beirut.


Christmas in Byblos is a unique blend of ancient history, festive cheer and culture. It’s a time to reconnect with loved ones, celebrate the spirit of the season and experience the magic of Christmas in one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. From live music and theatrical performances to festive markets and children’s activities, the festival promises an unforgettable experience for everyone.


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  • Bnachii  Lake

The annual “Christmas by the Lake” festival, held throughout December and January, offers a plethora of activities for visitors of all ages. The air around Bnachii Lake vibrates with the joyous spirit of this season. The twinkling lights illuminate the snow-laden trees, creating a magical atmosphere.  The newly opened courts, restaurants, cozy cafes and entertainments bars are the lake’s add-ons, serving up warm and comforting delicacies.


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From captivating parades and theatrical plays to live music performances and children’s shows, the festival ensures a fun-filled experience for everyone.

  • Zgharta – Ehden Old Streets

Step into the old streets of Zgharta – Ehden during Christmas, and travel to a world of timeless enchantment. Immerse yourself in the vibrant sights, the heartwarming sounds, and the captivating spirit of the season. Here, amidst the ancient stone walls and the twinkling lights, Christmas unfolds in its purest form, reminding us of the magic that lies at the heart of this special time of year.

While you’re there, make sure you:

  • Visit the churches
  • Stroll around the festive markets
  • Enjoy the entertainment


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For more on Christmas events in Lebanon, check out our agenda!


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