6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Beirut
1
Beirut
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Harissa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Tripoli
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
4
Byblos
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
End: Beirut

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Zaitunay Bay, make a trip to Corniche Beirut, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut, and finally wander the streets of Beirut Souks.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Beirut day trip website .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Harissa.

Things to do in Beirut

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut Souks ©
Beirut Souks

2
nights
Harissa

Harissa ©
On the 21st (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Jeita Grotto, then pause for some photo ops at Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb, and then pause for some photo ops at Our Lady of Lebanon. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Harissa trip planner .

Drive from Beirut to Harissa in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tripoli.

Things to do in Harissa

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb, Hall of Fame, Jeita Grotto
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Our Lady of Lebanon ©
Our Lady of Lebanon
Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb ©

1
day
Tripoli

Tripoli
A tour of Tripoli usually involves a visit to the old Mamluk-style city and its harbor overlooked by a crusader citadel.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): wander the streets of Khan Al-Khayyatin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Burtasiyat Madrassa-Mosque, then explore the historical opulence of Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), and finally take a leisurely stroll along El Mina Port.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tripoli trip planner .

Traveling by car from Harissa to Tripoli takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Byblos.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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El Mina Port ©
El Mina Port

1
night
Byblos

Byblos ©
Continuously inhabited for at least 7,000 years, World Heritage-listed Byblos has genuine claims to the title of one of the oldest cities in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Charbel Tomb, then explore the historical opulence of Byblos Castle, then see the interesting displays at Memoire Du Temps, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Souk.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Byblos trip builder site .

Getting from Tripoli to Byblos by car takes about an hour. February in Byblos sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Byblos

Historic Sites Museums
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Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb
Byblos Castle ©
Byblos Castle
Old Souk ©
Old Souk

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