31 days in Lebanon Itinerary

31 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Sur
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Bcharre
— 3 nights
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Zahle
— 3 nights
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Beirut
— 22 nights

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Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tyre and Tyre Hippodrome. Beaufort Castle and Our Lady of Mantara will appeal to history buffs. When in Sur, make a side trip to see Mleeta Landmark in Iqlim al Tuffah, approximately Iqlim al Tuffah away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tyre Beach and make a trip to Roman Hippodrome.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sur trip itinerary tool.

Beirut to Sur is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In May, daytime highs in Sur are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Our Lady of Mantara, Beaufort Castle, Mleeta Landmark, Tyre Hippodrome
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Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach
Tyre ©
Tyre
 Mleeta Landmark ©
Mleeta Landmark

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Bcharre

Bcharre ©
Sitting at 1,500 m (4,900 ft) above sea level and nestled between a mountain and a valley, Bcharre offers holiday goers breathtaking views.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Cedars of God and Gibran Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Qadisha Valley and Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bcharre: LazerGate (in Kfar Hazir) and Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya and identify plant and animal life at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bcharre holiday builder website.

You can drive from Sur to Bcharre in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bcharre are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Ehden, Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, LazerGate
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Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Deir Qozhaya ©
Deir Qozhaya

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Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Temples of Baalbek and Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar will appeal to history buffs. Baalbek Roman Ruins and Bekaa Valley are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Atelier Assaf (in Warhanieh), Shouf Cedars Reserve (in Barouk) and Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Chateau Ksara, don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa, and shop like a local with Chateau Heritage.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zahle driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Bcharre to Zahle in 2 hours. May in Zahle sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Saghbine, Anjar, Atelier Assaf, Shouf Cedars Reserve
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Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar ©
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar

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Beirut

Beirut ©
Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
Head to Beirut Souks and Hamra Streetfor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum and Nicolas Sursock Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Beirut side-trips: Mzaar Kfardebian (in Kfardebian), Beiteddine (Moussa Castle & Beit Eddine) and Deir el Qamar (Saydet El Talle Church & Dany Chamoun Square). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at American University of Beirut Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, see the interesting displays at Memoire Du Temps, and explore the historical opulence of Crusaders Sea Castle.

Plan trip to Beirut with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Zahle to Beirut in 1.5 hours. In May in Beirut, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Byblos, Batroun, Sidon, Tripoli, Beiteddine
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Churches of Harissa ©
Churches of Harissa
Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve ©
Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb

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