9 days in Lebanon Itinerary

9 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beirut
— 4 nights
2
Sur
— 1 night
3
Baalbeck
— 1 night
4
Bcharre
— 2 nights

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mim Museum - Mineral Museum and Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve. Get in touch with nature at Shouf Cedars Reserve and Ain Wazein Grotto. Explore Beirut's surroundings by going to Crusaders Sea Castle (in Sidon), St. Stephan's Cathedral (in Batroun) and Byblos (Monastery of St. Maron Annaya, Saint Charbel Tomb, &more). Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Churches of Harissa, get a new perspective on nature at American University of Beirut Museum, and see the interesting displays at Nicolas Sursock Museum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Beirut trip itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Beirut. July in Beirut sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sur.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Byblos, Ain Wazein Grotto, Crusaders Sea Castle, Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, St. Stephan's Cathedral
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Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve
Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve ©
Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum

1
night
Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. On the 8th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Tyre Beach, don't miss a visit to Roman Hippodrome, thendelve into the distant past at Tyre Hippodrome, and finally delve into the distant past at Tyre.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sur trip planner.

You can drive from Beirut to Sur in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Beirut in July, you will find days in Sur are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tyre Hippodrome
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Tyre ©
Tyre
Tyre Hippodrome ©
Tyre Hippodrome
Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach

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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saieda Khaoula - Mosque, get to know the fascinating history of Baalbek Roman Ruins, thendon't miss a visit to Hajar al-Hibla, and finally appreciate the views at Bekaa Valley.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Baalbeck holiday tool.

Getting from Sur to Baalbeck by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sur in July, you will find days in Baalbeck are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bekaa Valley
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Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Bekaa Valley ©
Bekaa Valley
Hajar al-Hibla ©
Hajar al-Hibla

2
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.
On the 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum, contemplate the long history of The Cedars of God, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Diman Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Qadisha Valley.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bcharre tour planner.

Traveling by car from Baalbeck to Bcharre takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bcharre are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve ©
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve

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