Nature escape nearby
Make a weekend of your Jbeil escape. After exploring the city, head out into the surrounding nature, which is among some of the country’s most picturesque. (bentaelreserve.org) is located in the hills above Jbeil, only 8km away. It’s the region’s first protected area developed by local villagers in the ‘80s. The reserve village is situated among a forest of oak and pine trees and is rich in cultural heritage, with many villagers involved in art, philosophy and artisanal products.
Bentael Nature Reserve