5 days in Lebanon Itinerary

5 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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5 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h
1
Beirut
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Baalbeck
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Brussels

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hamra Street and National Museum of Beirut. Head to Beirut Souks and Selim Mouzannarfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, take a stroll through West Beirut, Hamra Area, explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Beirut day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Beirut is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in July; daily highs in Beirut reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Beirut

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
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National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut Souks ©
Beirut Souks
Hamra Street ©
Hamra Street

1
night
Baalbeck

Baalbeck ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Baalbek Roman Ruins and then explore the ancient world of Temples of Baalbek.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Baalbeck travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Beirut to Baalbeck in 2 hours. July in Baalbeck sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins

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