6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Beirut
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Zahle
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Alexandria

3
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.
Dedicate the 29th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut, shop like a local with Hamra Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, and don't miss a visit to Zaitunay Bay.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Beirut holiday maker website .

Alexandria, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Beirut are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Beirut

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut Souks ©
Beirut Souks

2
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. On the 2nd (Thu), do a tasting at Coteaux Du Liban, then delve into the distant past at Temples of Baalbek, then get to know the fascinating history of Baalbek Roman Ruins, and finally step into the grandiose world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cardo Maximus (Aanjar), then don't miss a visit to Aammiq wetland, then explore the world behind art at Atelier Assaf, and finally do a tasting at Chateau St Thomas.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zahle online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Beirut to Zahle takes 1.5 hours. January in Zahle sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Anjar, Baalbeck, Aammiq wetland, Atelier Assaf
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Coteaux Du Liban ©
Coteaux Du Liban
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins

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