16 days in Lebanon Itinerary

16 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Antelias
— 6 nights
2
Jounieh
— 5 nights
3
Kafraiya
— 4 nights

6
nights
Antelias

Antelias ©
Antelias is a town in Lebanon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temples of Baalbek and Qadisha Valley. Family-friendly places like LAZY B BEACH CLUB and Iris Beach Club Damour will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Antelias side-trips: Zahle (Chateau Ksara & Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa), Hajar al-Hibla (in Baalbeck) and Shouf Cedars Reserve (in Barouk). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Cedars of God, explore the historical opulence of Beaufort Castle, delve into the distant past at Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, and test your team's savvy at Escape Games Beirut.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Antelias trip planner.

Beirut to Antelias is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jounieh.

Things to do in Antelias

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Bcharre, Zahle, Baalbeck, Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, Beit Eddine
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Escape Games Beirut ©
Escape Games Beirut
Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve

5
nights
Jounieh

Jounieh ©
To the north of Beirut lies the coastal city of Jounieh, known for its vibrant nightlife and gorgeous viewpoints.
Escape the urban bustle at The Cedars of God and Qadisha Valley. Bring the kids along to Old Souk and Phoenician Wall. Venture out of the city with trips to Batroun (Ixsir, Mussaylha Fort, &more), Byblos (Saint Charbel Tomb & Rock, Stock And Two Smoking Buds) and Deir Mar Elisha (in Bcharre). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Churches of Harissa, appreciate the history behind Our Lady of Lebanon, explore the historical opulence of Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), and take a peaceful walk through Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jounieh route tool.

Jounieh is just a short distance from Antelias. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Kafraiya.

Things to do in Jounieh

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Byblos, Batroun, Bcharre, Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), Jeita Grotto
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:
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Churches of Harissa ©
Churches of Harissa
Old Souk ©
Old Souk
Our Lady of Lebanon ©
Our Lady of Lebanon

4
nights
Kafraiya

Kafraiya ©
Sitting pretty in a fertile river valley, the village of Kafraiya has become known for its vineyards and wine-making.
Step out of the city life by going to Shouf Cedars Reserve and Bekaa Valley. Get a sense of the local culture at Temples of Baalbek and Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar. Change things up with these side-trips from Kafraiya: Zahle (Chateau Ksara & Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa), Beit Eddine (in Beiteddine) and Dany Chamoun Square (in Deir el Qamar). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Cave Kouroum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kafraiya online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jounieh to Kafraiya takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Kafraiya are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kafraiya

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zahle, Anjar, Temples of Baalbek, Beit Eddine, Dany Chamoun Square
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve
Beit Eddine ©
Beit Eddine

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