11 days in Lebanon Itinerary

11 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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11 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Drive:  2​h
1
Bcharre
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Zahle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Beiteddine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Beirut
— 5 nights
End: Beirut

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, then appreciate the views at Qadisha Valley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Diman Church, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at The Cedars of God. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Gibran Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Qannoubin, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Mar Elisha, and finally have some family-friendly fun at LazerGate.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bcharre trip itinerary planning app .

Beirut to Bcharre is an approximately 2-hour car ride. September in Bcharre sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, LazerGate
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
Deir Mar Elisha ©
Deir Mar Elisha

2
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. On the 30th (Mon), do a tasting at Chateau Ksara, get to know the fascinating history of Baalbek Roman Ruins, then explore the ancient world of Temples of Baalbek, and finally don't miss a visit to Hajar al-Hibla. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa, do a tasting at Coteaux Du Liban, then do a tasting at Chateau St Thomas, then step into the grandiose world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, and finally don't miss a visit to Cardo Maximus (Aanjar).

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zahle online visit planner .

Getting from Bcharre to Zahle by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Beiteddine.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Anjar
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Chateau Ksara ©
Chateau Ksara

2
nights
Beiteddine

Beiteddine ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Beit Eddine, identify plant and animal life at Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, and then do a tasting at Chateau Kefraya. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Palace of Beiteddine, then step into the grandiose world of Moussa Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fakhreddine's Mosque, and finally get engrossed in the history at Mleeta Landmark.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Beiteddine road trip site .

Drive from Zahle to Beiteddine in 1.5 hours. October in Beiteddine sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Beirut.

Things to do in Beiteddine

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, Mleeta Landmark, Chateau Kefraya, Fakhreddine's Mosque
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Beit Eddine ©
Beit Eddine
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve ©
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve
Palace of Beiteddine ©
Palace of Beiteddine

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Byblos (Old Souk, Byblos Castle, & more) and Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Jeita Grotto, explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut, and don't miss a visit to Zaitunay Bay.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Beirut trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Beiteddine to Beirut takes an hour. In October in Beirut, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Byblos, Our Lady of Lebanon, Jeita Grotto, Hall of Fame
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut

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