14 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Fly
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Beirut
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Jounieh
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Byblos
— 1 night
Drive
4
Harissa
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Baalbeck
— 1 night
Drive
6
Tyre
— 1 night
Drive
7
Sidon
— 2 nights
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Beirut — 3 nights

Paris of the East

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.
Beirut is known for sightseeing, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Beirut Souks, make a trip to Zaitunay Bay, stop by Hamra Street, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Beirut trip itinerary builder website.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Beirut is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Port Elizabeth in February, things will get little chillier in Beirut: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jounieh.
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Jounieh — 2 nights

To the north of Beirut lies the coastal city of Jounieh, known for its vibrant nightlife and gorgeous viewpoints.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stop by ABC shopping center and then appreciate the history behind Jeita Grotto. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Churches of Harissa and then look for all kinds of wild species at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Jounieh journey site.

Jounieh is just a short distance from Beirut. In February, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Byblos.
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Byblos — 1 night

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 8th (Wed): make a trip to Old Souk, see the interesting displays at Memoire Du Temps, explore the historical opulence of Byblos Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Charbel Tomb, and finally don't miss a visit to Monastery of St. Maron Annaya.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Byblos journey website.

Byblos is very close to Jounieh. In February in Byblos, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Harissa.
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Harissa — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Hasbaya Shehabi Citadel, explore the ancient world of Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb, and then pause for some photo ops at Our Lady of Lebanon. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum and then whizz through the canopy at The Pine Yards.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Harissa journey maker tool.

Harissa is just a short distance from Byblos. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Baalbeck.
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Baalbeck — 1 night

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 11th (Sat), admire the verdant scenery at Bekaa Valley, then don't miss a visit to Hajar al-Hibla, and then delve into the distant past at Temples of Baalbek.

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Drive from Harissa to Baalbeck in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Baalbeck are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tyre.
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Tyre — 1 night

Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Cana, kick back and relax at Tyre Beach, then make a trip to Roman Hippodrome, then explore the ancient world of Tyre Hippodrome, and finally delve into the distant past at Tyre.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tyre trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Baalbeck to Tyre in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Baalbeck in February since evenings lows in Tyre dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sidon.
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Sidon — 2 nights

Sidon or Saïda is the third-largest city in Lebanon. On the 13th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Lazy B Beach Club, make a trip to Sidon Souks, and then step into the grandiose world of Crusaders Sea Castle.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sidon holiday maker app.

Sidon is just a stone's throw from Tyre. In February, daytime highs in Sidon are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Lebanon travel guide

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Landmarks · Monuments · Ruins
With a lengthy coastline along the Mediterranean, Lebanon has attracted its share of foreign invaders, from ancient Phoenicians and Egyptians to the medieval Crusaders and Ottoman Turks. Each of these peoples left an indelible mark on the tiny country's cultural heritage, art, religious traditions, and cuisine. Though it shares a border with troubled Syria, Lebanon remains one of the Arab world's most charming destinations. A tour of Lebanon allows travelers to discover modern seaside resorts, ancient ruins, lush nature reserves, and dynamic cities. Base your Lebanon vacation in Beirut, a cosmopolitan capital known for its cafe culture and European architecture, as well as many museums, parks, and squares.
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