Winter is coming to an end in Lebanon and so are the winter activities and all that make Lebanon special during this season.
The cold is slowly retreating, the chorus of chirping birds is returning, and many are rejoicing at the starting Spring. Yet, for many others, winter in Lebanon remains their favorite season for all that the winter brings along.
So, before bidding farewell to winter, here are some notable activities and outings you must do right now.
There is nothing more exciting and fulfilling than an adventure to the mountains with a pair of skis or a snowboard. The rush you get while speeding down the slopes will leave you wanting more every time. Winter sports can be enjoyed by people of all ages and they are well worth the hype.
Grab your friends and go on a walk through Lebanon’s snowy mountains. Snowshoeing is a non-demanding and great activity that grants the full winter package. You’ll get to see lots of wildlife and beautiful views.
Spending a weekend at a mountain guesthouse in winter is a one-of-a-kind experience in Lebanon, whether with your favorite person for a relaxing time or with your group of friends for plenty of fun.
You’ll get a therapeutic getaway where you can enjoy the snow during the day and a cozy evening by the chimney with a glass of wine and plenty of laughter to share. Guesthouses abound in the mountains and many are fully equipped to host you during the winter.
#3 Visit the Taanayel winter wonderland
If you haven’t done so yet, it’s time to go experience the marvel of Taanayel winter wonderland in Bekaa. You’ll get to see its snow-covered farms and vineyards and admire the breathtaking scenery.
There is also much to visit while in the area, including the Natural Reserve, the Taanayel winery, and the farms providing the market with natural, authentic, and traditional local products.
Haven’t you ever wondered what Lebanon’s waterfalls look like and feel like during winter? It’s time to live the experience! Taking a trip to one of Lebanon’s multiple waterfalls is a must at this time of year.
Right! This is a must-do now before the chimneys in cottages and restaurants are put to sleep until the next winter. Catch this unique warmth of the cold season and bask in the romantic vibes, while feasting on a delicious meal and a glass of wine with your date.
There is something magical about seeing the majestic cedars of Al-Arz coated in white. That millennial spot of Lebanon feels frozen in times during this season and the experience is simply breathtaking.
The road trip to Ehden in the northern mountains of Lebanon is absolutely worth it at this time of the year just to have that unique moment of awe and wonder at Saydet El Hosn. While there, visit the village to enjoy a good meal and the friendliness of the locals.
Visiting a winery in the snowy weather is a great change of pace. The winery experience gets so much better with the beautiful vineyards covered in snow while the soothing delight of a glass of red wine warms your being.
It is, after all, how this piece of heaven on earth earned its name from the Phoenicians for its white-capped mountains. It is absolutely magical during winter. As the season will soon fade under the blooming spring, it is time to embark on a journey to catch breathtaking Instagrammable spots with your camera or cellphone.