4. SNOWSHOEING Kfardebian
Discover snowshoeing and cross-countr y ski trails from Warde, Ouyoun El Siman; here the white landscape of the upper plateau, close to Sannine, is beautiful. The trails are accessible to all levels, from kids to advanced skiers, with cer tified Nordic trainers available to guide (09 710109, beity.org/cross-country-skiing-trails).
SLEEP There is a variety of accommodation available around the Mzaar, Kfardebian resor t, from the 5-star Intercontinental Mzaar hotel (09 340100, icmzaar.com) which also of fers a spa and chalet rentals. For a welcoming and af fordable overnight stop, head to Auberge Beity (09 710109, 03 214871; beity.org) in Kfardebian.
EAT Af ter a long day on the slopes you’ll be ready for a hear ty meal in the mountains. La Cabane (03 722217) is a good place to stop when skiing. There is also the popular restaurant Le Montagnou (09 314441, 03 341441, open Fri-sun) for fondue and raclette, or grab a quick snack at one of the many restaurants in the Mzaar Intercontinental hotel.
SEE Visit the natural br idge of Fakra and the Roman temples covered by snow - not to be missed.