Nestled in the heart of the Middle East, Lebanon offers a diverse range of attractions that will captivate every traveller. Explore the vibrant capital city of Beirut, known for its bustling souks, stunning waterfront promenade, and world-class dining scene. Immerse yourself in history as you visit ancient ruins like Baalbek and Byblos, or embark on a scenic journey through the picturesque villages of the Chouf Mountains. Whether you’re seeking breathtaking landscapes, historical sites, or delicious cuisine, Lebanon has it all.
Beirut, the cosmopolitan capital of Lebanon, is a city that seamlessly blends the old and the new. Experience the vibrant energy of the city as you stroll through the narrow streets of the Beirut Souks, a bustling marketplace filled with shops, cafes, and restaurants. Visit the iconic Pigeon Rocks, natural rock formations rising from the azure Mediterranean Sea, and capture unforgettable moments. For a taste of Lebanese cuisine, indulge in traditional dishes like mezze and shawarma at local restaurants or explore the trendy food scene that offers a fusion of flavours from around the world.
Lebanon is also home to several UNESCO World Heritage sites, showcasing its rich historical and cultural heritage. Explore the ancient ruins of Baalbek, an impressive Roman temple complex that dates back to the 1st century AD. Marvel at the well-preserved Roman amphitheatre and the monumental Temple of Jupiter. Discover the ancient city of Byblos, believed to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Explore its charming narrow streets, visit the Crusader Castle, and soak in the history and charm of this coastal gem.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The shoulder seasons of Spring and Autumn are milder and less busy to go and see the archaeological sites. April to June is considered to be the best time.
Around 5 hours from the UK to Beirut
For anyone who is interested in the intersection between Europe and the Middle East – including the history which define the country from the Phoenican to the Roman and Ottoman Empires.
HOW TO GET THERE
There are daily direct services to Beirut from London (including British Airways).
Arabic and French
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
Best to just stay within Lebanon, take an extended tour around the country.
OUR FAVOURITE LEBANESE DESTINATIONS
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