To reconnect with family and friends, plan a vacation to Beirut, in Lebanon, and share the incredible cultural, historical and natural sights on offer.

Enjoy window shopping and try on new outfits in a few of the local shopping venues such as Hamra Street or Le Mall Sin El Fil. These are two of the best retail hubs for fashion and food buffs who visit in the city.

Two of the more interesting civic spaces in this city include Martyrs Square and Nejmeh Square. Treat yourself to a local snack, mingle with locals and other visitors, and you’ll soon understand why these squares are so loved by Beirut residents.

If you’re at a loose end in Beirut, why not check out the Planet Discovery and the National Museum of Beirut. Follow a local guide or take a self-guided tour, study the collections or simply enjoy the peaceful spaces

Discover the lifestyles of Beirut’s most influential families by visiting the city’s most stately residence. The Beiteddine Palace is one of those magical places which brings the sometimes intimate details of past lives vividly back to life.

One of the more picturesque attractions in Beirut is the Manara Lighthouse. After a close inspection of the stucture, follow the paths to admire it against its natural backdrop.

To experience the number-one landmark in Beirut, head straight to the local landmark Clock Tower. Don’t forget, not only is this place attractive, it is also a significant piece of local history.