32 days in Lebanon Itinerary

32 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sur
— 2 nights
2
Bcharre
— 4 nights
3
Zahle
— 4 nights
4
Beirut
— 21 nights

2
nights
Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Popular historic sites such as Tyre and Beaufort Castle are in your itinerary. Mleeta Landmark and Our Lady of Mantara are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tyre Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Cana, don't miss a visit to Roman Hippodrome, and delve into the distant past at Tyre Hippodrome.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sur road trip planning website.

Beirut to Sur is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. May in Sur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bcharre.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mleeta Landmark, Grotte de Cana, Beaufort Castle, Our Lady of Mantara, Tyre Hippodrome
Highlights from your plan
Tyre ©
Tyre
 Mleeta Landmark ©
Mleeta Landmark
Tyre Hippodrome ©
Tyre Hippodrome

4
nights
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.
The Cedars of God and St Joseph Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Qadisha Valley and Deir Qozhaya. Explore Bcharre's surroundings by going to Mabaj Grotto (in Byblos), Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden) and Tannourine (Baatara Pothole & Baatara Gorge Waterfall). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Mar Elisha, get outside with Ehden Adventures, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bcharre attractions planner.

Getting from Sur to Bcharre by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ehden, Tannourine, St Joseph Monastery, Mabaj Grotto
Highlights from your plan
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve ©
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve
The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley

4
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Get in touch with nature at Shouf Cedars Reserve and Bekaa Valley. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temples of Baalbek and Baalbek Roman Ruins. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zahle: Hajar al-Hibla (in Baalbeck), Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine) and Faqra Temple (in Kfardebian). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Chateau Ksara, explore the world behind art at Atelier Assaf, stop by Chateau Heritage, and step into the grandiose world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zahle online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bcharre to Zahle by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Anjar, Saghbine, Cave Kouroum, Shouf Cedars Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve

21
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Beirut and Nicolas Sursock Museum. Visit Our Lady of Lebanon and Beit Eddine for their historical value. Explore Beirut's surroundings by going to Deir el Qamar (Saydet El Talle Church & Marie Baz Wax Museum), Byblos (Old Souk, Byblos Castle, &more) and Sidon (Soap Museum - Saida, Khan Sacy, &more). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Beirut Souks, enjoy the sand and surf at Chir Bay, explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, and look for all kinds of wild species at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Beirut online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Zahle to Beirut by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Beirut, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Byblos, Sidon, Batroun, Jezzine, Deir el Qamar
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut Souks ©
Beirut Souks
Our Lady of Lebanon ©
Our Lady of Lebanon

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