Qadisha Valley
Qadisha Valley
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This holy gorge is filled with ancient monasteries and hermitages carved into its cliffs.
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Gaby85🇱🇧🇫🇷🇬🇧🇩🇪
Beirut, Lebanon4,231 contributions
Jun 2023 • Friends
The Qadisha Valley is the kind of place you might think only exists in movies. This magnificent valley cuts into the land and is surrounded by soaring, pine-covered mountains on both sides.
The best way to enjoy the valley is on foot. Hike on the dirt road, which leads deeper into the valley and turn back whenever you get tired. For a more arduous hike, there are trails leading from Qadisha to Ehden that span 16km.
Qadisha is also home to various hermitages and monasteries. If you want to visit the monasteries, the Monastery of Mar Elisha and Deir Mar Semaan , a hermitage founded in 1112 A.D. are both beautiful and easy to get to. Just ask around and you will be pointed in the right direction.
Written 9 June 2023
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VinnieLondon
Doha, Qatar11,702 contributions
Mar 2023 • Solo
Around 1.5 hours drive out from Beirut depending on traffic. Magnificent landscape with stunning views and a rich history. Many historical sites worth exploring as well as the nature and trails. Home to many saints from the grotto’s across this region as well as terraced fruit growing mountains. Well worth the trip out to see this natural landscapes.
Written 5 March 2023
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gabriel c
12 contributions
Jul 2022
Abu Joseph restaurant offers a variety of plats with Lebanese mezze. You will enjoy the food after a two hour hike in the valley.
Written 5 August 2022
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Schhel
Kigali, Rwanda172 contributions
Jun 2021 • Friends
The valley is amazing. If you want you can start walking down from becharre, through orchards. Then you join the main trail, walking past old monasteries. There are a couple of restaurants, up to a point, after which it becomes more isolated. If you organize a pick up , it’s a great one way walk, long but not too difficult .
Highly recommended, I’ve walked there many times
Written 21 May 2022
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Cokina
Beirut, Lebanon573 contributions
Feb 2021 • Family
Take the long hike, it's worth it. There are so many stops on the way it makes it one great experience, hawka, Marina, Elysee, kannoubine convents are all wonderful. Even a young child enjoyed the walk. Highly recommended in spring or fall, if you can avoid the summer heat.
Written 3 February 2021
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Ali zaiter
Beirut, Lebanon71 contributions
Sep 2020 • Friends
Its excellent location, I was visited with friends, its still virgin, no cars there ... I like it ... I advise to visit it
Written 16 September 2020
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Halcatra
Edinburgh, UK483 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
It is a great place to visit in Lebanon. It shows that the country does not consist of only archeological sites but has also great mountains. There are a lot of walking paths, churches and convents of all the religions in the country, picnic spots - a lot to do and see. If you are in Lebanon for a couple of days, it is definitely a must.
Written 19 February 2020
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dmittleman
Palm Beach Gardens, FL1,445 contributions
Oct 2019
This valley is full of religious monuments and places of natural beauty. You can hike down a road well into the valley. There are waterfalls, monasteries, picnic areas, and a spectacular mossy wall of water.
Written 5 January 2020
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Rachel S
Beirut, Lebanon123 contributions
Oct 2019 • Friends
I like a lot Being in this place,very peaceful,nature is great..just go for a hike you will like it for sure...people are helpful and friendly
Written 5 November 2019
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shaggyd0g1
Glencoe, UK435 contributions
Oct 2019
The best way to see this is from afar! Its hard to appreciate once you are in the valley - its spectacular and beautiful, with a wide range of varied things to see and places to visit. A lovely location
Written 4 November 2019
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