DEIR EL AHMAR Village: Generous People, Warm Welcoming, Delicious Food and the Lady of Bechwet
#DeirelAhmar #Bekaa #Lebanon #tourism #traveltolebanon #lebanesevillage #لبنانDeir El Ahmar (Arabic: دير الأحمر) is a Lebanese town, located 100 km from Beirut and 22 km northwest of Baalbek in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon.The population of Deir el Ahmar is approximately 23,000. There are eight historical churches, including: Saint Joseph Church, which was completed on September 15, 1914; Our Lady of the Tower Church, which was built on the ruins of the temple of Jupiter; Saint Georges; Saint Nohra; Saint Michel, old and new; Saint Elie; Our Lady of Cultivation. The town serves as the center of the archbishopric of Baalbek–Deir El-Ahmar.Deir el Ahmar's climate is mild during spring and autumn, dry and warm in summer, and cold during winter. The town has an altitude that ranges between 950 m and 1,150 m above sea level and receives heavy snow during the winter. For this reason, some roads leading to the town may be temporarily closed during this period. Deir el Ahmar has an area of approximately 42 hectares.