Private Tour – Sidon, Maghdouche and Tyre

Get an insider’s look on the highlights of Southern Lebanon on this full day trip from Beirut. Get picked up from your hotel by your private driver and head south to discover two notable cities. Explore Sidon’s attractions including an old crusader sea castle, old khans, a soup museum, old souks… Continue to Tyre, the city that ruled the Seas in the antiquity, and was called “Queen of the Seas”, and recognize Al-Bass site (a land site), and sea site, including a hippodrome, a necropolis and many other interesting ruins. Finally, stop by the tower of Our Lady of Awaiting, and a small cave where Virgin Mary used to wait for her son Jesus while preaching, in a small village called Maghdouche.

  • Discover Sidon, the third largest city in Lebanon, a Phoenician old Lebanese city.
  • Explore Tyre, Queens of the Seas of the old times.
  • Stop by Maghdouche village to visit Our Lady of Awaiting.

Tour Details:

Availability: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat
Duration: 9 hours
Pick-up Time: 8.00 am – 9.00 am

What’s Included?

✓ Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
✓ Comfortable Private Transportation
✓ Air-conditioned vehicle
✓ English Speaking Guide / Driver
✓ Local Guide in Tyre
✓ All Entrance fees and taxes

What’s Excluded?

X Lunch
X Gratuities
X Personal Expenses



Inhabited since 4000 BC, Sidon is a famous name in the history of Lebanon. Sidon was considered as the main city port of ancient Phoenicia. Sidon today is the South’s commercial center of Lebanon. A Crusader old sea castle located next to the port will catch your eyes on arrival. Many Khans, souks, mosque, a soap museum and a palace are also open for visitors to explore.

tyre ruins


Located in South Lebanon, Tyre ruled the seas in Phoenician times, and was called “Queen of the Seas”. It also founded many colonies such as Cadiz and Carthage. According to legend, Tyre also invented the purple dye. Tyre now has many attractions to offer to its visitors, especially from Roman times. Tyre remains and ruins are composed to two sites: Al Mina archeological site (sea site), and Al-Bass archeological site (city site).



Maghdouche is a small village in Southern Lebanon. Aside from being a pilgrimage attraction, this town is also a good place for getting some fresh air.

Maghdouche is famous for the tower of Our Lady of Awaiting (Mantara), and a small cave where Virgin Mary used to wait for her son Jesus while preaching.