- Explore a landscape bursting with historical and mythological richness
- Visit the fisherman's port at Byblos where the legendary Cadmus set sail from
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This is a full-day tour exploring some of the most exciting historical and mythological locations known to man. Byblos is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, believed to have been continuously populated since 5000 B.C. Led by a professional guide, tour the winding streets and ancient sites that date as far back as the Phoenicians.
Learn about the era of the Crusaders with a visit to Saint John’s church. This is one of the oldest fully preserved churches in the region, and still stands in its original architecture.
Stop-off at Byblos’s fisherman’s port where the legendary Cadmus, founder of Thebes, set sail to spread the first written alphabet. Byblos is bursting to its seams with fascinating mythology such as this.
St Charbel’s Tomb in Annaya has become a great national and international shrine where thousands of believers come to pray and repent, and to provide for their various spiritual needs. A shrine to Charbel Makhluf, a former Lebanese monk, it is also a place where letters from all over the world are received asking for forgiveness and grace.
After an action-packed day of sightseeing, transfer back to Beirut where the tour will end.