Over the centuries Lebanon has been invaded and colonised by several civilisations. As a result, the country has a diverse population and is littered with countless sites of archaeological interest.
Arabic is the official language of Lebanon. English is widely spoken, but French is the second most commonly used language.So in the majority of schools in Lebanon those three languages are obligatory
DID YOU KNOW ?
Beirut International Airport
The airport is only 12 minutes drive away from our hotel.
Known as the Switzerland of the Middle East the city. It is the Capital and largest city of Lebanon.
Two currencies are used in Lebanon : Lebanese pounds and American dollars. The exchange rate is 1500 LBPs for 1 Dollar (subject to change)
Lebanon is a small country (10'452 square kilometers) and is therefore very easy to explore. You could even ski and dive in the same day.
Value Added Tax
The V.A.T. is a 10% tax added on goods sold and services offered. The VAT Purpose was to pay the interest rate cumulated on Lebanon's annual debt deficit.
WHAT TO PACK
Skiing on our mountains remains possible until mid April.Faraya is the most popular destination for Skiing and is only 45 minutes away from Beirut.
The weather changes often during spring time. While generally it is pleasant, sometimes it is breezy and can rain.We recommend to visit our mountains especially during Spring time!
There are no restrictions when it comes to women's wear in Lebanon: skirts, short sleeves and other garments are all accepted, however some areas are more conservative and more revealing garment may not be appropriate. You can always check with us for advice.