This trip will take us to the South of Lebanon, where we will visit historical places that played a major roles in Ancient and modern Lebanon
1- Visit to Saida Citadel
During the 13th century, the Crusaders built Sidon’s Sea Castle as a fortress on a small island connected to the mainland by a narrow 80m long roadway. The island was formerly the site of a temple to Melqart. Read more.
2- Beaufort Castle or Chkif Arnoun
Beaufort or Belfort Castle is a Crusader fortress in Nabatieh Governate , about 1 kilometre to the south-south-east of the village of Arnoun. There was a fortification on the site before it was captured by Fulk, King of Jerusalem, in 1139 and construction of the Crusader castle probably began soon after. Saladin captured Beaufort in 1190, but 60 years later Crusaders re-took it. In 1268 Sultan Baibars finally captured the castle for the Islamic forces. Read more
3- Mleeta resistance landmark
Being the first of its kind, this place carves the memory of a continual stage in the history of Lebanon. This is a natural museum, surrounded by the captivating nature and mountains. Its aim is to preserve the places where the Mujahideen lived, giving people the chance to be acquainted with the style of the unique experience of the Islamic resistance against the Israeli enemy, since its occupation of Beirut in 1982. Read more