7 exciting and interesting things you must do in Bekaa

Bekaa is a valley in . It is the most important agricultural and farming region in the country. Famous for its beautiful landscapes and interesting historic sites, Bekaa is a must-visit any time of the year.

Do extreme sports

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If you’re an extreme sports lover, then Bekaa should be your main destination for biking, hiking, skydiving, and even snowshoeing!

Visit World Heritage Sites

Bekaa houses two

World Heritage Sites

: The Temple of Bacchus and the ruins of

Anjar

.

Taste delicious wine

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Bekaa’s generous fields are famous for offering grapes! ’s top wineries are located in the valley. 

Zahle

is the home of a famous 

Lebanese wine

 brand called “Chateau Ksara.” Don’t hesitate to visit the winery, learn about the winemaking process, and taste wine!

Get your hands on one of the oldest cheeses in the world

Ambarees is a 2,000-year-old cheese that originates from Baalbek. 

People

 like to spread it on saj bread or pita bread, then grill the sandwich. It is paired with olives and is usually consumed in winter when all the family is gathered around the stove.

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Visit arak distilleries

Zahle produces an excellent quality of Arak! In this region, you can also find numerous arak distilleries!

Take part in a grape harvest

When grapes are in season, head straight to the valley and take part in a harvest!

Enjoy the view

Bekaa’s nature is out of this world. From ponds to rivers and forests, this region looks like it’s straight out of a fairy tale. A camera can never capture the surreal beauty of Bekaa. So, put your phone down and enjoy the view!


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