Beiteddine – Deir el Qamar – Half day

Escape the capital and visit three of Lebanon’s most renowned attractions during this history-filled, half-day guided tour. Learn about the country’s modern formation and enduring traditions at the stunning Palace of Beiteddine, see the unique residence constructed by a single craftsman at Moussa Castle, and visit 14th-century Fakhreddine’s Mosque in the traditional village of Deir El Qamar.

What to expect

We pickup from any hotel in Beirut

Stop At: Beit Eddine, Beiteddine, Beiteddine Lebanon

The 18th and 19th centuries, the making of Lebanon’s modern history, The Emirs, Rulers of Mount Lebanon district, the Ottomans and the French, the palaces, life at that epoch, Rulers duties, their plans, local customs & tradition, the mulberries and silk factories, The Druze of Lebanon… Can’t tell you all now but will sure do when I see you!

A short morning drive Southeast of Beirut and here we are in Beiteddine people’s palace, the Cavaliers section, the presidential section and the Mosaics sellers… So different, so true!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Moussa Castle, Beit-Eddine, Shouf, Lebanon, Beiteddine Lebanon

Mussa palace, a man’s dream came true, three levels of an interesting gallery of Lebanese villages lifestyle as well as lots of gun’s museum… what a nice collection of weapons very well displayed!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fakhreddine’s Mosque, Deir el Qamar Lebanon

The old capital of Mount Lebanon once said. Deir el kamar today, is indeed a traditional well-preserved town. Why don’t you try the local bread called “Kerben”? Then here we are exploring the village, walking around the old tight streets where a 14th century Mosque stands in the middle of a historical square and next to a miraculous Cathedral.

Duration: 1 hour

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What’s included.

  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission – Beit Eddine
  • Entry/Admission – Moussa Castle

What’s not included.

  • Lunch


  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate.
  • Dress code is smart casual.
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.
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