Private Day Tour from Beirut
Sidon, Tyre & Maghdouche
Tyre is an ancient Phoenician port city. The name means 'rock' and the city consisted of two parts, the main trade centre on an island, and 'old Tyre. Along with the city of Tyre, Sidon was the most powerful city-state of ancient Phoenicia and first manufactured the purple dye which made Tyre famous and was so rare and expensive that the color purple became synonymous with royalty.
Maghdouché's most famous landmark is the tower of Our Lady of Mantara, which is a Maria shrine built (May 16, 1963).
The Best time to start this tour is 9. 00am.
Our tour starts from Sidon by visiting the sea castle, Khan El Franj and Soap museum and continues to the ancient Phoenician city of Tyre with the roman Hippodrome, one of the UNESCO world heritage site and ends in Maghdouche where Mary used to wait for Jesus.
Don't hesitate to join us!!
• Free hotel pick-up and drop-off by a private and comfortable vehicle.
• English speaking guide/driver.
• All entrance fees: Sidon ($3) pp, Tyre 2 sites each ($4) pp
Where and When:
Meet up location: Your hotel or any location in the downtown area at your convenience.
End location: Drop off in the same location from where we started the tour or anywhere that might be convenient to you in the downtown area.
Duration: 8 hours