14 Winter Road Trip Ideas In Lebanon You & Your Friends Should Put On Your Bucket List

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Winter is especially mesmerizing in Lebanon, as almost all Lebanese villages get covered with snow, while some even offer world-class ski slopes. Just last week, Lebanon got its first snowfall of the season.

Since “winter is coming,” here are some road trips you and your friends should take to enjoy the full glory of the snowy season in Lebanon:

Chabrouh Dam

Located in the Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, the Chouwen Lake is one of the best hiking destinations in Lebanon in both summer and winter, where you will get to see the stunning frozen blue lake and panoramic scenery.


Head to Southern Lebanon, and visit the charming village of Jezzine, one of the liveliest villages during the winter season.

It is also an amazing natural destination, featuring a 70m high waterfall, which is considered one of the tallest in the world and one of the largest pine forests in the Mediterranean.


The mountainous village of Ehden in Northern Lebanon has an amazing charm in the winter season, as it gets fully covered with snow in a scene straight out of a painting!


Go on an entertaining road trip with your friends and head to Akoura, a gorgeous snowy village in the Byblos District, located at 1,600 meters above sea level. The village is home to many wonderful sceneries and a stunning waterfall.


The glorious Mount Sannine is a remarkable winter destination situated around 2,628 m above sea level, where you will get the chance to destress in a peaceful atmosphere and taste its freshest water.


Located at 1,320 meters above sea level, Sawfar in Aley District is a marvelous mountainous area with gorgeous surroundings, including snow-covered valleys during the winter season and authentic cultural heritage, represented by traditional houses and residences.


You and your friends can add Hasroun to your winter bucket list for its magical view over towering mountains and the Qannoubine Valley, its red-tiled houses, and its friendly locals!


Faqra is a stunning destination with a scenic and peaceful view and historical heritage, featured by the Roman ruins of Qalaat Faqra.

Bekaa Kafra

Bekaa Kafra is a fun destination to visit with your loved ones. It is one of the highest villages in Lebanon and the Middle East and the birthplace of Lebanon’s most famous saint, Saint Charbel.

Jered Tannourine

Go on a road trip 75 km from Beirut, and head to Tannourine, a winter wonderland with its amazing nature reserve filled with a dense snow-topped Cedar forest.


During the winter season, Laklouk transforms into a heaven on earth. People visiting can also enjoy its resorts located along the village, where they can spend the night overlooking the white scenery!

Dhour Choueir

Renowned for its nostalgic atmosphere Dhour Choueir is located in the Metn District, where people can immerse in its charming natural, traditional architecture, and mesmerizing view over surrounding villages.

Cedars of God

Located at an altitude of 2,000m, Cedars of God, also knowns as Al Arz, is one of the top ski destinations for skiers, with its beautiful mountains covered in snow until spring.

Al Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve

Located in Mount Lebanon, Al Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve is one of the oldest and largest nature reserves in the Shouf region.

Being home to more than 30 species of wild and rare mammals, you will get to hike and see an amazing winter landscape.

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