8 days in Lebanon Itinerary

8 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Beirut
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Baalbeck
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Sidon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: Bucharest

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 27th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut and then examine the collection at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint John-Marc Cathedral, examine the collection at Memoire Du Temps, step into the grandiose world of Byblos Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al-Omari Mosque.

To find ratings and tourist information, go to the Beirut trip tool.

Bucharest, Romania to Beirut is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Bucharest in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Beirut, with highs around 25°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Byblos, Iris Beach Club Damour, Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, Churches of Harissa
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Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum
Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve ©
Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve
Churches of Harissa ©
Churches of Harissa

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. On the 30th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saieda Khaoula - Mosque, admire the verdant scenery at Bekaa Valley, then make a trip to Hajar al-Hibla, then explore the ancient world of Baalbek Roman Ruins, and finally explore the ancient world of Temples of Baalbek.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Baalbeck trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Beirut to Baalbeck takes 2 hours. March in Baalbeck sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sur.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): delve into the distant past at Tyre, enjoy the sand and surf at Tyre Beach, then contemplate the long history of Tyre Hippodrome, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Cana.

Make your Sur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Baalbeck to Sur takes 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Sur can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sidon.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tyre Hippodrome, Grotte de Cana
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Tyre ©
Tyre
Tyre Hippodrome ©
Tyre Hippodrome
Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach

3
nights
Sidon

Sidon ©
Sidon or Saïda is the third-largest city in Lebanon. Do some cultural sightseeing at Soap Museum - Saida and Jezzine Grand Municipality. Explore hidden gems such as Crusaders Sea Castle and Sidon Souks. Venture out of the city with trips to Fortress of Niha (in Niha) and Jezzine (Bkassine Pine Forest & Jezzine Waterfall). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at LAZY B BEACH CLUB, don't miss a visit to Bab al-Saray Mosque, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chir Bay.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sidon sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Sur to Sidon takes an hour. March in Sidon sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sidon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jezzine, Jiyeh, Fortress of Niha
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Bkassine Pine Forest ©
Bkassine Pine Forest
Crusaders Sea Castle ©
Crusaders Sea Castle
Soap Museum - Saida ©
Soap Museum - Saida

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