Lebanon Journals

Ski break getaway in Faraya ski resort Lebanon

A February 2005 trip to Lebanon by esk1mox

Quote: Skiing in Lebanon is a reality. I want you to discover this amazing place in the Middle East, Lebanon.

Ski break getaway in Faraya ski resort Lebanon


Faraya Mzaar Kfardebian resort has 42 slopes and 80 kilometers of ski tracks. The skiing season in Lebanon is similar in length to that of the Alps stretching over a period of 4 months. Skiers, snowboarders, snowmobile addicts, cross-country lovers and paragliders come to the resort from all parts of the country. Starting at 1850m, you may reach the 2465m top of Mzaar and enjoy the breathtaking view over the colorful Bekaa valley, Mount Hermon of the Anti-Lebanon and other peaks like Laqlouq and the Cedars. Coastal towns and even Beirut the capital might be seen on a clear day. Those who want a break from skiing might visit the stunning 30 meter natural bridge of Kfardebian formed by wind and water er...Read More