The capital of Lebanon convinces with its many facets: As the largest city, Beirut is the cultural centre of the country and lies directly on the Mediterranean Sea framed by mountains. Arab, French and Mediterranean culture meet in Beirut. Due to the fascinating history and culture, you can look forward to exciting contrasts in architecture and art as well as variety in Lebanese cuisine and a vibrant nightlife during a city trip. Discover one of the most exciting destinations in the Middle East on a city break.
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Beirut is considered a stronghold of culture and nightlife and the people of Beirut are known for their hospitality. Historically, Beirut has a lot to tell. The city belonged to France after the First World War, so you still feel reminded of Paris when you wander through the small streets and alleys. Beirut is also considered a meeting point of religious currents and you can marvel at numerous sacred buildings of different religions in one place. In the city centre, lose yourself in the narrow streets framed by pretty houses and shops and let yourself be enchanted by Lebanese cuisine in one of the many cafés and restaurants. For Beirut is famous for its fresh and delicious mezze dishes, grilled specialities and sweet treats.
You can also marvel at the city’s lively art scene in numerous galleries and exhibitions and let yourself be carried away by the vibrant nightlife after sunset. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city at the city beach.
Beirut’s Mediterranean climate means dry and hot summers and humid and mild winters. In spring, late summer or autumn, warm temperatures and many hours of sunshine make for perfect conditions for a trip to Beirut.
Your flight to Beirut will arrive at Rafiq Hariri Airport, with the international abbreviation BEY. BEY Airport is located on the southern outskirts of Beirut and is Lebanon’s international airport. It has one terminal.
Which terminal does SunExpress land at?
SunExpress flies and lands at MAIN terminal, the only terminal at Beirut Airport.
How do I get from BEY airport to the city centre?
The city centre of Beirut can be easily reached from Rafic Hariri International Airport by airport taxi in about 15 minutes. Airport taxis park directly at the terminal and are subject to airport authorities, they are marked with an airport logo. Similarly, you can use regular taxis or airport transfers and book in advance, but make sure you fix the price before you travel. If you are travelling without large luggage, you can also use the public transport minibuses. The minibuses stop outside the departure hall.
Whether you are an architecture lover, a party enthusiast, a foodie or a relaxation seeker – experience an exciting city break in Beirut. Book your flight to Beirut easily and conveniently online now with SunExpress.