Located in the Middle East on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon is one of the most magnificent countries, among the richest with culture, tradition, folklore and diversity.
Despite his small size, 10,452 km², Lebanon is famous for its hospitality, world class ruins, sexy beaches resorts, beautiful weather, divers archaeological sites (all over the country), magical mountains capes and one of a kind national cuisine experience. Lebanese citizens speak the Arabic language, and the majority of the Lebanese population speaks French and/ or English language as a second language.
Lebanon’s one of the world oldest countries, and Beirut the capital city was built from ashes seven times. During the recent years Beirut has experienced a renaissance, juggling two opposite worlds in one city/country.
What makes Lebanon so unique is the diversity of everything in it. The rich and complicated history for decades is often mixed with a beautiful magical present.
Several nations and wars have come across Lebanon during the past decades, different rule has encounter Lebanon, (around 23, starting with the Canaan/ Phoenician rule back in 2500-333 BC to 1943 where the Independence took place after the French rule). Not to forget the Civil War and the Lebanese War, which also had a huge impact on the Lebanese people, monuments and the whole Lebanese history. And that’s what makes Lebanon so different from any other country you might visit.
Once you land in Lebanon make sure to visit, explore, experience, and taste all the following:
Starting with the most delicious, tourists cannot visit Lebanon without tasting its mouthwatering national cuisine, which is one of the richest. Tabboulé, Kebbe Nayé, Mankoushé, Hummus, Fatté, Kanafé, Fattoush, Sfiha and many others.
Now It’s time to hit the Lebanese roads and discover the historical monuments, Jeita Grotto, Harissa, Baalbek, Tripoli, Sidon, Tyre, Qadisha Valley, Byblos, Ksara, Anjar, Deir El Kamar, Beit El Din, Moussa Castle, Baatara, Mleeta, St Charbel, Beaufort Castle and the list goes on and on.
These picturesque destinations are the most famous, but in reality there is so much more to discover, much more Castles, much more religious places, monasteries, mosques, valleys, forests, natural reserves……
In addition, Lebanon is famous for its perfect weather, during summer June to August, its hot and dry, from December to February it is cool and rainy.
It is always advisable to hit the liveliest streets and cities during the night and discover the Lebanese nightlife which is one of the top in the world. From Jemmayze to Monot and Mar Michael, passing through Jounieh street full of pubs and nightclubs, heading up to Dbayeh and Batroun. Lebanon is also known for its folklore music a traditional Lebanese Mouwal and Dabké are always present during their most personal and intimate occasions such as marriage, engagements…
Lebanon has around 18 different religion and sects in its 10452 km². It is one of the reasons it’s one of the most controversial, opposite and interesting country to visit, where its people live peacefully despite their differences in beliefs and religious ideology.
To sum up, Lebanon is a must visit country to anyone who loves monuments, diversity in almost everything. Lebanon is a beautiful country and we are more than happy to welcome you, guide you and assist you on your exceptional journey here among us and finally make sure you had an unforgettable experience.
Lebanon Tours and Travel Team.
Here are some facts about Lebanon:
Currency: Lebanese Lira (LL) - known locally as the 'Lebanese pound'
Official name: Republic of Lebanon
Area: 10, 452 sq km
Population: 4.4 million
Country code: 961
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