16 days in Mount Lebanon Governorate Itinerary

16 days in Mount Lebanon Governorate Itinerary

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16 days in Mount Lebanon Governorate Itinerary

Start: Male
Ferry + Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Byblos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kfardebian
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Beiteddine
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h
End: Male

4
nights
Byblos

Byblos ©
Continuously inhabited for at least 7,000 years, World Heritage-listed Byblos has genuine claims to the title of one of the oldest cities in the world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ocean Blue Resort Beach Bar and Armenian Genocide Orphans' "Aram Bezikian" Museum. The adventure continues: stroll around Byblos Public Park, learn and have fun at MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Art Museum), make a trip to Monastery of St. Maron Annaya, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint John-Marc Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Byblos trip itinerary builder website .

Male, Maldives to Byblos is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Male to Byblos, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Male in April: highs in Byblos hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kfardebian.

Things to do in Byblos

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Antoine Saliba World of Jewelry ©
Antoine Saliba World of Jewelry
Ocean Blue Resort Beach Bar ©
Ocean Blue Resort Beach Bar

5
nights
Kfardebian

Kfardebian ©
Get outdoors at Chouane Lake and Mzaar Kfardebian. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Faqra Temple and Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kfardebian: Hall of Fame (in Qornet El Hamra), Ferme Mar Chaaya (in Broummana) and Mar Moussa El Douar (The Pine Yards & La Boheme).

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kfardebian tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Byblos to Kfardebian takes 1.5 hours. In April in Kfardebian, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Beiteddine.

Things to do in Kfardebian

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Jitta, Faraiya, Mar Moussa El Douar, Our Lady of Lebanon, Chouane Lake
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Faqra Temple ©
Faqra Temple
Mzaar Kfardebian ©
Mzaar Kfardebian
The Pine Yards ©
The Pine Yards

6
nights
Beiteddine

Beiteddine ©
Take a break from the city and head to Kfarhim Grotto and Chir Bay. Step off the beaten path and head to Reserve des Cedres du Barouk and Iris Beach Club Damour. Change things up with these side-trips from Beiteddine: The Spot (in Chouaifet El Qoubbeh), Fortress of Niha (in Niha) and LAZY B BEACH CLUB (in Jiyeh).

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Beiteddine trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kfardebian to Beiteddine takes 2 hours. In April in Beiteddine, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beiteddine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deir el Qamar, Barouk, Jiyeh, The Spot, Atelier Assaf
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Shouf Biosphere Reserve ©
Shouf Biosphere Reserve
LAZY B BEACH CLUB ©
LAZY B BEACH CLUB
Reserve des Cedres du Barouk ©
Reserve des Cedres du Barouk