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Where to eat, food and drink Lebanon

Where to eat, food and drink Lebanon

Where to eat, food and drink Lebanon Kitchen It was already mentioned in the Bible that the country of Canaan, which is now Lebanon, offered a gastronomy of great finesse and variety thanks to its wonderful Mediterranean climate, which allows it to have […]

The Baalbeck Festival, between East and West

The Baalbeck Festival, between East and West

Between the 9 dancers, actors, musicians make the trip to Baalbeck, an ancient city located 90 km east of Beirut, in Liban to celebrate performing arts and music. […]

Transport and travel Lebanon

Transport and travel Lebanon

Transport and travel Lebanon How to get around Lebanon? Lebanon is a small country; it only takes about 3 hours to cross it from end to end. To get around, most people use shared taxis, many of which, like buses, follow fixed routes. Buses also connect Beirut […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Lebanon

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Lebanon

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Lebanon Whatever type of trip you want to make in Lebanon, we strongly advise you to plan your accommodation before leaving. Lebanon is small and accommodation possibilities are far from inexhaustible, especially […]

Health and Safety Lebanon

Health and Safety Lebanon

Health and Safety Lebanon Health No vaccine is compulsory. However, some vaccines The following are recommended: universal vaccines (DTCP, MMR in children), tuberculosis, and, depending on travel conditions, vaccines against hepatitis A and B, typhoid fever, […]

Culture and Arts Lebanon

Culture and Arts Lebanon

Culture and Arts Lebanon Literature Lebanon, a cultural melting pot, has seen the birth of brilliant artists. We have chosen to present two of the most famous. Khalil Gibran Kahlil Gibran (Djubran Kahlil Djubran) is a poet, philosopher and artist. Born in […]

Recommended routes Lebanon

Recommended routes Lebanon

Recommended routes Lebanon A week in Lebanon Beirut Walk around the shopping district of Hamra and the nearby American University AUB district The National Museum of Beirut (not to be missed!) Walk on the Raouché corniche with the famous "pigeon cave" The […]

Lebanon Identity Card

Lebanon Identity Card

Lebanon Identity Card - Official name : Lebanese Republic.- Area: 10 452 km². - Population: 6 (100 estimate).- Capital city : Beirut.- Density: 584 inhab./km². - Head of state : Michel Aoun (since October 2016).- Diet : Lebanon is a parliamentary republic.- […]

Traditions and customs Lebanon

Traditions and customs Lebanon

Traditions and customs Lebanon Religious communities Lebanon is a multi-faith country, made of 17 religious communities recognized: 13 Christians including 6 attached to Rome; 4 Muslim or from Islam. Their distribution is roughly as follows: Muslims: […]

Useful information and practical life in Lebanon

Useful information and practical life in Lebanon

Useful information and practical life in Lebanon Time difference GMT + 2h in winter (October to March), + 3h in summer (April to September). Electricity 110-120 V, 50 Hertz. Power outlets in accordance with French standards. Opening hours The official weekly […]

Money and budget Lebanon

Money and budget Lebanon

Money and budget Lebanon Money, banks, exchange Currency The country's currency is Lebanese pound (LBP). In August 2020, € 1 = 1 LBP and 800 LBP = € 10.There are 50, 100, 250, 1, 000, 5, 000, 10 and 000 LBP notes. Due to inflation, the coins disappeared […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Lebanon

Entry formalities and useful contacts Lebanon

Entry formalities and useful contacts Lebanon Entry formalities Passport The passport is compulsory and must be valid for at least 6 months after the date of entry into Lebanon (for Swiss people, at least 1 month after the end of their stay; for Canadians, […]

Geography and landscapes Lebanon

Geography and landscapes Lebanon

Geography and landscapes Lebanon Located on the eastern shores of the Mediterranean, Lebanon is bordered by Syria to the north and east, and by Israel to the south. This country, one of the smallest in the world, with an area of ​​10 km², stretches […]

Activities, sports and leisure Lebanon

Activities, sports and leisure Lebanon

Activities, sports and leisure Lebanon The fundamental asset of Lebanon is nature. It allows it to offer a very wide range of activities. The concept of ecotourism, a trend in full development at the global level, is also gaining ground. Besides cultural […]

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