8 days in Lebanon Itinerary

8 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beirut
— 2 nights
2
Harissa
— 2 nights
3
Sidon
— 3 nights

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.
Take a break from Beirut with a short trip to Mussaylha Fort in Batroun, about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, and don't miss a visit to Gemmayzeh Street.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Beirut trip itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Beirut. In February in Beirut, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Harissa.

Things to do in Beirut

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mussaylha Fort
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National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut Souks ©
Beirut Souks
Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay

2
nights
Harissa

Harissa ©
On the 28th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum, appreciate the history behind Jeita Grotto, and then appreciate the history behind Our Lady of Lebanon. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, get outside with The Pine Yards, and then appreciate the history behind Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Harissa tour planner.

Traveling by car from Beirut to Harissa takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Sidon.

Things to do in Harissa

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Jitta, Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb, The Pine Yards, Hall of Fame
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Our Lady of Lebanon ©
Our Lady of Lebanon
The Pine Yards ©
The Pine Yards

3
nights
Sidon

Sidon ©
Sidon or Saïda is the third-largest city in Lebanon. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): make a trip to The Great al-Omari Mosque, don't miss a visit to Khan al-Franj, make a trip to Sidon Souks, thendon't miss a visit to Bab al-Saray Mosque, and finally step into the grandiose world of Crusaders Sea Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Debbane Palace and then hike along Bkassine Pine Forest.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sidon road trip website.

Getting from Harissa to Sidon by car takes about 1.5 hours. February in Sidon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sidon

Nature Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bkassine Pine Forest
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Bkassine Pine Forest ©
Bkassine Pine Forest
Sidon Souks ©
Sidon Souks
Soap Museum - Saida ©
Soap Museum - Saida

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