Lebanon

Tour Lebanon

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Lebanon

Looking for an off-the-beaten-track travel destination with plenty of natural beauty to explore? Then look no further than Lebanon! This small country is home to a wealth of stunning landscapes and attractions, from the snow-capped peaks of the Mount Lebanon range to the ancient ruins of Baalbek. Here are some of the highlights you can expect to find in Lebanon:

The beaches: Lebanon has miles of stunning coastline, with rugged cliffs, sheltered coves and crystal-clear waters. Be sure to check out Tyre, Batroun and Byblos – all renowned for their beautiful beaches.

The mountains: The Mount Lebanon range is a great place to go hiking or skiing, with trails winding through pristine forests and past snow-capped peaks. In summer, the mountain towns are a great place to escape the heat, while in winter they come alive with skiers and snowboarders.

The desert: Lebanon is home to the easternmost section of the Sahara Desert, where you can explore dunes, oases and sandstone canyons.

The ancient ruins: Baalbek is one of the most impressive ancient sites in Lebanon, with its colossal Roman temples. Other must-see sites include the crusader castles of Byblos and Tripoli, and the Phoenician site of Tyre.

So what are you waiting for? Book your ticket to Lebanon today! You won’t be disappointed.

Total land area (km2)
10,230
Total land area (km2)
Population (as of 2020)
6,825,445
Population (as of 2020)
Capital city
Beirut
Capital city
Currency
Lebanese pound (LBP)
Currency
Best time to tour Lebanon
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Perfect
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Tolerable
Awful
Highest temperature
16.4
°C
Temperature (Avg)
precipitation
661
mm
Precipitation (Avg)

Geeky Facts about Lebanon

Fact 1

It's home to The Baalbek Temple, one of the best-preserved and grandest Roman temple ruins in the world.

Fact 2

Lebanon has been permanently settled since around 10,000 BC.

Fact 3

It is the second smallest country in the Middle East.

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