Christmas Lebanon Tour

7 Days / 6 nights

Live the magic of Christmas in Lebanon

- 1970 01 01
Program
Day 1

Arrival at Beirut International Airport – Luggage collection and departure at the 4 * Hotel to check-In and receive the rooms.

Day 2

 

- Visit of the Sanctuary of Jesus the King.

- Visit of Jeita Grotto: considered one of the most important natural tourist sites in Lebanon, take the cable car - visit the upper cave and then take a boat trip in the lower cave.

- Departure to Harissa for the visit of the Basilica of Our Lady of Lebanon, the most important sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin in Lebanon - visit of the new basilica and the old sanctuary.

- Free time in the Christmas market in Harissa.

- Visit of the Basilica of St Paul, one of the most beautiful Byzantine Catholic churches in Lebanon which is characterized by its exceptional mosaics.

- Visit of the Christmas market in Jounieh - free time.

 

Day 3

- Visit of the Sanctuary of St Charbel (The most famous Saint in Lebanon) in Annaya: the tomb - the monastery - the museum; Visit of the hermitage where the Saint lived.

- The town of Jbeil Byblos: the ancient town - St John's of the Crusaders Church - the old port - the commercial markets of Jbeil.

- Special time to visit the Christmas market in Byblos as well as the Christmas lights and the Byblos tree.

Day 4

Visit of the following tourist sites in Beirut:

 

- Downtown Beirut - The Parliament - the commercial markets - the Maronite Cathedral of St Georges - the Orthodox Cathedral of St Georges - statue of the martyrs and the Pigeon Rocks (Rawché) (If time permits).

- Light lunch.

- Visit of the Christmas market in the city center as well as the traditional Souk Al Taeb.

- Return to the hotel - Rest.

- Evening: Special Christmas dinner at St Joseph Convent in Bhersaf.

 

Christmas Eve - Midnight Mass.

Day 5

Departure after 10:30 am to the mountainous region of Chouf to visit the following:

 

- Palace of Beit El Din, the palace of the Grand Prince Basheer Al Shehabi II, and considered to be a rare masterpiece of engineering and at the same time the location where the international festivals of Beiteddine take place.

- Departure to the city of Saida to visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mantara for Byzantine Catholics as well as the new basilica and the cave where, according to tradition, the Blessed Virgin was waiting for Jesus during her preaching in Sidon.

 

Day 6

- Visit of the Sanctuary of St. Rafka (who endured great suffering during her life without any complaint, and who lived her last years in this monastery): visit of his tomb - of the museum - of the ancient church of the monastery.

- The Sanctuary of St Al Hardini in Kfifane (The spiritual master of St Charbel): his tomb - the museum as well as the tomb of Blessed Brother Stéphan Nehmeh.

- Lunch at Lake Bnachii - Free time to visit the Christmas tree and market in Bnachii.

- Departure to the city of Meziara for a visit to the Our Lady of Compassion “Em El Marahem” Sanctuary which is one of the most beautiful sanctuaries in Lebanon.

 

Day 7

Visit a commercial mall which is the largest in Lebanon to see the exceptional Christmas decoration – Free time for shopping.

Heading to the airport for the return trip.

 

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