Syria & Lebanon - Orontes Valley (Chapter)
This is the Orontes Valley chapter from Lonely Planet's Syria & Lebanon guidebook.
Take a detour from the beaten path with a stopover in this oft-overlooked Orontes Valley and discover Roman ruins, towns with bustle but no hustle, beehive houses and Assassin holdouts.
- shop for gold, spices and sheesha pipes and watch artisans at work in the restored souq of Homs
- explore the intriguing beehive houses in Twalid Dabaghein and Sarouj, still used as dwellings
Coverage includes: Homs, Hama & around.
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