Immerse yourself in history as you explore Tyre and Sidon, the two most important cities of Phoenicia. .
Tyre was the great Phoenician city that reigned over the seas and founded prosperous colonies and it is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world with many ancient sites, including the Tyre Hippodrome.
Sidon was one of the most important Phoenician cities, and it may have been the oldest.
Explore both cities in one day, hearing fascinating commentary about each spot without having to drive or plan an itinerary with a final stop at Maghdouché's most famous landmark, the tower of Our Lady of Mantara, which is a Marian shrine that is believed to have been the resting place of the Virgin Mary as she waited for Jesus while he preached in Sidon.
Starting Time Range: 8.00 am - 10.30 am
Duration: 8 hours
Price: Starting $100 USD
Meeting Point: We pick up all travelers from their Hotel.
✓ Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
✓ English-speaking driver
✓ Private air-conditioned vehicle
X Entrance fees to Sidon and Tyre Sites
X Guide Services
X Personal Expenses
Sidon, known locally as Saida, is the third-largest city in Lebanon. It is located in the South Governorate, of which it is the capital, on the Mediterranean coast. It has many tourist attractions including the sea castle, soap museum, khan el franj, and much more..
Tyre, a city with history, rich with several interesting monuments and facts. Starting with the archaeological sites, the Roman Necropolis and the Hippodrome. Tyre is considered one of the oldest metropolises of the world, Most of its parts were built on an island. It is believed that Tyre has invented the purple dye, the Phoenician city has ruled the seas and found rich colonies such as Carthage and Cadiz.
Maghdouché, a charming village located in the south governorate of Lebanon is famous for its touristic site the Lady of Awaiting or Mantara with 8 meters and a half bronze statue of the Virgin Mary, who is believed, used to wait for Jesus while he was preaching in Sidon. Exploring the church and learning more about the historical facts of this region is priceless.