- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 4 hours
Begin with a pickup at your hotel. Drive to visit the Roman Quarry, and see an ancient stone block that is among the largest monoliths ever quarried. Afterwards, visit Baalbek and a museum in a tunnel. Baalbek is one of the most famous cities in Lebanon, known for its history, fascinating traditions, sunny weather, and the great heritage it left behind. Baalbek is also home to one of the most noble and well-preserved triad of Roman temples ever built, dedicated to and named after Jupiter, Bacchus, and Venus. You will make a lunch stop at a local restaurant before returning to Beirut.
Enjoy exploring the Beqaa Valley and tasting a variety of Lebanese wines at 3 different wineries on a private tour. The first winery visited on this half-day wine tour is Chateau Heritage. Learn about the production of wine by a family that maintains traditional methods while using state of the art technology to create a variety of wines from the grapes of the Beqaa Valley. Continue on to Chateau St. Thomas which was established in 1990 by Saïd Touma and his family on a hill overlooking the Bekaa valley. The estate is a vineyard that spreads over 65 hectares and also hosts a wine storehouse for fermentation and ageing. Hear about how the Romans once created the Temple of Bacchus, a tribute to the Roman god of wine in this area. After spending time at Chateau St. Thomas head to a local restaurant for a lunch break. Your tour's final stop will be at Chateau Ksara, the country’s oldest...
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absolutely skilled and very professional driver. punctual and extremely available.