6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beirut
— 2 nights
2
Baalbeck
— 1 night
3
Tripoli
— 2 nights

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.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Lebanon, thenpause for some photo ops at Jeita Grotto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Maronite Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Beit Eddine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, thentake a stroll through Beirut Souks, and finally don't miss a visit to Zaitunay Bay.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Beirut trip planner.

Paris, France to Beirut is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: highs in Beirut hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Jeita Grotto, Beit Eddine, Our Lady of Lebanon
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Our Lady of Lebanon ©
Our Lady of Lebanon
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut

1
night
Baalbeck

Baalbeck ©
Baalbek, properly Baʿalbek and also known as Balbec, Baalbec or Baalbeck, is a town in the Anti-Lebanon foothills east of the Litani River in Lebanon's Beqaa Valley, about 85km northeast of Beirut and about 75km north of Damascus. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): appreciate the views at Bekaa Valley, appreciate the extensive heritage of Baalbek Roman Ruins, thenexplore the ancient world of Temples of Baalbek, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saieda Khaoula - Mosque.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Baalbeck tour builder site.

Drive from Beirut to Baalbeck in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Tripoli.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bekaa Valley
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Bekaa Valley ©
Bekaa Valley

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nights
Tripoli

Tripoli ©
A tour of Tripoli usually involves a visit to the old Mamluk-style city and its harbor overlooked by a crusader citadel.
On the 1st (Wed), Head underground at Baatara Pothole, stop by Miky's Accessories, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Charbel Tomb, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint John-Marc Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Byblos Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Memoire Du Temps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Qadisha Valley, thentake some stellar pictures from Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery, and then don't miss a visit to Mussaylha Fort.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tripoli driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Baalbeck to Tripoli in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Tripoli can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Byblos, Mussaylha Fort, Baatara Pothole, Qadisha Valley, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery
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Byblos Castle ©
Byblos Castle
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley

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