Located at an average altitude of 950m, Bkassine is a charming peaceful village gifted by nature with a large and exquisite pine forest, covering an area of 1 million square meter, making it the largest pine forest in Lebanon.
It is also the last pine forest to the south of Turkey.
The Bkassine municipality has assumed responsibility for the protection and maintenance of the forest.
The quickest way to get to Bkassine is to drive southbound from Beirut to Sidon. From there head east towards Jezzine. You will pass through the town of Roum before you reach the Bkassine village.