Family escape: Koura & Bnachaii Lake
The artificial lake, Bnachaii, is located close to Zgharta. It’s a charming tranquil location where you can rent paddleboats to spot the ducks, geese and swans.
The beautiful Olive Gardens Resort (70 159901, www.oliveresort. com) is nestled in the middle of the Koura region.
Enjoy Lebanese mezze at Bnachii Lake Restaurant (06 550550, 03 979759, bnachiilakerestaurant.com.)
The Wildlife Taxidermy Museum (06 550500, wtmuseum.com) contains over 3,000 sea and land animals as well as a huge collection of birds.