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Reasons to Visit Lebanon

  • A cosmopolitan mix of cultures

    Lebanon is a real melting pot: you'll find Lebanese Christians and Muslims of various denominations, as well as Armenians and Palestinians in smaller numbers. What all Lebanese have in common is their friendliness and hospitality towards strangers, and this, combined with the mix of cultures and religions, is what makes Lebanon a fascinating place to visit.

    A cosmopolitan mix of cultures
  • Ancient remains

    Countless great civilisations have left their mark on Lebanon - from the Phoenicians to the Greeks, the Crusaders to the Ottomans and many, many more in between. The ruined cities left behind are amongst Lebanon's greatest attractions.

    Ancient remains
  • Beirut cafe culture

    One of the world's most vibrant cities, Beirut is a great place to enjoy a strong, thick cup of coffee, whilst watching the locals go about their business. There are a range of cafes - from cheap local student hangouts, to swish establishments that wouldn't be out of place in Paris or Milan.

    Beirut cafe culture
  • Lebanese Cuisine

    Lebanese dishes such as tabouleh, hummus, falafel and baba ganoush are commonly replicated around the world, but the authentic dishes prepared in the country really are the tastiest and cannot be beaten.

    Lebanese Cuisine
  • Tripoli Souqs

    Lebanon's second city of Tripoli is a traditional town which could not be more different to the glitzy capital Beirut. Tripoli is famous for its colourful and lively souqs, where the maze of narrow alleyways includes medieval mosques, madrassas and public baths which are well worth exploring.

    Tripoli Souqs
  • Walking & Trekking

    Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1998, the stunning landscape of the Qadisha valley is just a few hours drive from bustling Beirut and provides the perfect contrast. The exceptional backdrop is a great destination for activities ranging from gentle strolls to full day treks.

    Walking & Trekking
  • Wine

    Lebanon is one of the oldest wine producing regions in the world, and its offerings rival some of Bordeaux's finest. The southern Bekaa Valley is home to many of the regions best wineries including Ksar Massa and Château Ksara, and you will find the world famous Châteaux Musar roughly 30km to the north of Beirut.

    Wine

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Visit Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut is now reconstructing and developing itself into a cosmopolitan city after the destruction of the civil war and is well-known for its café culture.

Half day city tour of Beirut

  • Culture & History

This sightseeing includes the National Museum and the Solidère Restoration Project. As you drive to the National Museum, you pass the Green Line, which was the scene of the heaviest fighting...

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Full day tour to Sidon, Deir Al-Qamar & Bediteddine

  • Culture & History
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Travel south to visit Sidon, an important harbour nestled amidst banana and citrus groves. The city of Sidon is mentioned in documents dating from the 14th century BC, but driven by the...

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Full Day Tour of Byblos & Tripoli

  • Culture & History

Situated about 40km north of Beirut, Byblos can be considered one of the oldest cities in the world. From the time of the Phoenicians, it was one of the most active trading ports in the...

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