About a 45-minute drive from Beirut is the Lebanese village of Faraya. Located in the Kesserwan District, the name Faraya is Phoenician for “the land of fruits and vegetables” in reference to its rich soil fertility.
With an altitude ranging from 1200m to 2000m, Faraya witnesses annual snowy winters making it a prime location for skiing and other snow activities.
Since 2017, it has been the location of the largest statue of Saint Charbel, making it a popular site for religious tourism in Lebanon.
Without further ado, here are some specially selected pictures from Faraya during its wonderful snowy season.