Echmoun to Maghdouche 

Echemoun – Sidon – Tyr – Maghdouche

Echemoun: the Phoenician Temple retains a fascinating history and explains the origins of the Caduceus; the symbol is still used by the medical profession.

Sidon: one of the oldest Phoenician cities in Lebanon with evidence that it was inhabited as far back as 4,000 BC. The most outstanding remains are the ruins of the Crusader Sea Castle built in the 13th century to protect the harbor and the Castle of Saint-Louis known as the Land Castle.

Tyr: known as the “Queen of the Seas. In 1979, it was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Tyr holds many traces of its rich past from the different civilization that occupied the city. One of the most significant archaeological heritage is a Phoenician cemetery from the first millennium BC.

Maghdouche: Our lady of Mantara built next to the cave where it is believed that Virgin Mary has rested while Jesus was preaching in Sidon.