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Full-Day Sidon, Tyre & Maghdouche Tour From Beirut
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Archeology, Culture, History

  • Duration

    8 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Explore the highlights of Lebanon during this full-day tour from Beirut. Discover the ruins of the Phoenician city of Sidon, a port city also known as the Queen of the Seas. See the Our Lady of Awaiting Shrine, the Khan el Franj, the Debbane palace much more!

Highlights
  • Explore Sidon, one of the oldest Phoenician cities
  • Visit the Phoenician port city of Tyre
  • Tour the archaeological sites of “Al-Bass” and “Al-Mina” 
  • Stop at the shrine of Our Lady of Awaiting 
  • Tour the historical sites of Sidon, Tyre & Maghdouche during this full-day tour expand_more
    • Get a pick-up from your hotel in Beirut.

    • Proceed to Sidon, one of the oldest Phoenician cities, founded in the 3rd millennium BC. 

    • Admire the Sidon Sea Castle built by the crusaders in the thirteenth century on a small island, connected to the mainland by a causeway. It is one of the most prominent historical sites in the port city of Sidon, Lebanon. 

    • Visit the soap museum, Khan el Franj, Debbane palace and the old souks.

    • Head to the second destination, Tyre, home to Elissar, the Phoenician princess who founded Carthage. It was once famous across the world for its purple dye made from murex sea snails.

    • See two main archaeological sites, “Al-Bass” and “Al-Mina” and then stop for lunch at a local restaurant.

    • Continue to the third destination, Maghdouche. 

    • Marvel at the Our Lady of Awaiting, also known as Our Lady of Mantara - a Melkite Greek Catholic shrine in Maghdouché. The shrine consists of a tower crowned with the statue of "The Virgin and Child", a cathedral, a cemetery and a sacred cave believed to be the one where the Virgin Mary rested while she waited for Jesus.

    Receive a drop-off at your hotel in Beirut.

What's Included
  • Lunch

  • English-speaking Lebanon tour guide

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Entrance fees to the sites

  • Local guide

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

What's Excluded
  • Gratuities and tips

  • Personal expenditure

Meeting Point

Beirut, Lebanon

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
90
Starting From

From

USD USD---- 95.00
USD 95.00 / adult

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