The magic city of Beirut - including historical tour

The magic city of Beirut - including historical tour

Beirut is the capital and largest city of the Lebanon, with more than two million inhabitants and more than 5,000 years of history. Beirut refers as the most religiously diverse city in the Lebanon, and probably the entire Middle East. Its culture has evolved under the influence of many civilizations and peoples, including Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Ottomans. Discover attractive buildings, churches, mosques and archaeological sites from the Ottoman period and the French mandate, as well as the modern souks of Beirut and the seafront marina. The travel package includes a total of 12 nights. The price has been determined with departure from Madrid on 23/08/2019. The date of the trip, the duration, the hotel as well as the departure airport can be easily adjusted according to your wishes.
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23/08/2019ECONOMY
Barajas
Beirut
Spain
Barajas / 07:40
Air Europa UX 1065 Air Europa
7h 55m 1 Stop - Malpensa (2h 15m)
Lebanon
16:35 Rafic Hariri Intl
23/08/2019 04/09/2019

Beirut

About the city

Beirut is the capital of Lebanon and the gateway to the country. It is multi-cultural and successfully blends the passions of the east with the refinement of the west. Modern and old and liberal and traditional, Beirut offers superb restaurants, amazing nightlife, excellent shopping and hotels of all ranges. It is also rich in history and architectural heritage that span several millennia and civilizations, with traces of Roman and Phoenician heritage visible to this day. Beirut is also a great departure point to explore the rest of Lebanon, which offers a blunt contrast to the wealthy capital with a western silhouette, all within no more than a two hour drive. With its beautiful architecture and scenery, delicious cuisine, exciting nightlife and amazing history, Beirut is a destination not to be missed.

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Mayflower

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  • At 1.7 km from the center
  • Yafet st. hamra beirut, Beirut 901125
Location This city hotel is situated right in the heart of the Hamra district of Beirut. The Mayflower Hotel is less than 3 km from nightlife on Monot Street. The Beirut International Exhibition &, Leisure Center is a 10-minute drive away. There i...
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  • DOBLE 1 O 2 CAMAS STANDARD (1)

  • ROOM ONLY

  • 12 Accommodation nights

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Beirut Historical Tour

day 8 - In English
Explore the cosmopolitan Lebanese capital – the one-time ‘Paris of the east’. Beirut is the liveliest Mediterranean capital city, with its sea-front Corniche , the beauty spot of Raouche Rocks, the National Museum with its well displayed and important collection of artefacts dating back to the Phoenicin period and its downtown ‘Solidere’ area, its attractive Ottoman and French Mandate period buildings, churches, mosques, and archaeological sites, as well as Beirut modern souks and water front Marina.

Next to the 19th-century Beitedine palace, see the Emir Bashir residence, ruler of Mount Lebanon in the 19th century, to head then to Der el Qamar, one of the oldest villages in Lebanon, with the 19th century Cathedral and the 14th century Mosque.

The tour start from your hotel lobby to the historical down town district of the Capital Beirut, where we visit the parliament house, the government palace, the Roman "hammams" and the central star square.

A short walk will follow to the Beirut renovated souks, the liberty memorial.

Then another moderate walk to Beirut water front to visit its beautiful "zatunay bay" where you find plenty of cafes and restaurants.

After a short break, we drive to the Pigeon rock "the symbol of Beirut city" thru "l'avenue des Francais" called " Corniche" and thru the famous Hamra shopping street to return to your hotel.

Duration
For Beirut Beitedine Deir El Kamar Tour: between seven and eight hours.
For Beirut Historical Tour: four hours.

Start/opening time
For Beirut Beitedine Deir El Kamar Tour at 9am.
For Beirut Historical Tour at 10am.

Languages
English, French and Arabic

Others
Beirut Beitedine Deir El Kamar Tour not available on Mondays.
Beirut Beitedine Deir El Kamar Tour: lunch included.
Beirut Historical Tour: lunch not included.

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Voucher type: Printed
Printed Voucher. Print and bring the voucher to enjoy the activity.

Location
Starting point:
Pick-up from the hotel lobby.

End point: Same as starting point

Schedule
Opening dates
Wednesday/Thursday/Saturday/Sunday, 09:00 - 17:00

Duration: 8 Hours

Guiding options
Guiding type: Guide\n
04/09/2019ECONOMY
Beirut
Barajas
Lebanon
Rafic Hariri Intl / 09:15
Air Europa UX 2407 Air Europa
5h 00m Nonstop
Spain
13:15 Barajas

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The magic city of Beirut - including historical tour
The magic city of Beirut - including historical tour