10+ awesome places in Lebanon you must explore before summer is over

Make the most out of summer and explore these magical places in Lebanon!

La Maison de la Forêt, Bkassine

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La Maison de la Forêt is a communal eco-touristic site and a perfect escape from your busy life. It is located within Bkassine’s pine forest which is the biggest pine forest in Lebanon.



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Meghrak is a magnificent hidden spot in Batroun! It’s a small non-profit eco-tourist project where you can enjoy a walk, organize a picnic, or camp under the stars! This place looks like it’s straight out of a fairytale book.


Tahet El Rih, Anfeh

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Located in Koura, Anfeh is a famous destination in summer. It is also known for looking like Greece due to the small white and blue houses on the coast! Anfeh is also one of the best places to go swimming in Lebanon. The water is crystal-clear! Other activities include diving and surfing!


Baakline river

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Baakline is a picturesque village that overlooks Deir El Qamar. It is famous for its natural heritage that makes this old town an attractive destination for adventurers and people who want to relax. Baakline River is as magical as it looks! 


Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve

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Jabal Moussa is rich in historical and cultural sites such as Roman stairs, an abandoned Ottoman settlement, an olive press, a Byzantine Church, and many more interesting places. Read more.


Kamouh El Hermel

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Kamouh El Hermel is an ancient pyramid that dates to the first or second century BC.


Al Shouf Biosphere Reserve

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This reserve is the largest one in Lebanon. It goes from Dahr Al Baidar in the north to Niha Mountain in the south. It encloses 3 cedar forests which constitute 25% of the remaining cedars in Lebanon.


Sidon Sea Castle

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The Crusaders built Sidon’s famous Sea Castle in the thirteenth century. It is located on a small island connected to the mainland.


Qadisha Valley

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Qadisha Valley, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a gorge that lies within the Bcharre and Zgharta districts in Northern Lebanon. It’s one of the most breathtaking sites in Lebanon. This valley is where nature, history, culture, and religion meet.


Tannourine Cedar Forests Reserve

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The reserve in Tannourine protects one of the largest cedar forests in Lebanon. You can hike and bird watch there.


Qornet El Sawda

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Qornet Al Sawda is the highest peak in Lebanon and the Levant. It is a famous destination for exciting ATV rides, camping, and hiking!


Balou3 Bal3a

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The view is scary and mesmerizing at the same time!


Lebanon Mountain Trail

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This trail extends from Andqet in the north to Marjaayoun in the south! If you’re an extreme sports lover, you will absolutely love hiking this trail!