Overlanding Africa.com offers budget safaris, Africa overland tours, camping & backpacking advice for Africa.

Check out our Chilly Bin Surfer Chronicles on our blog.

Contact us
SA: +27 (0)21 422 4644
UK: 0871 28 44 99 1

By Email
On Facebook

You have

Find things you like, add them to your backpack & they'll appear here.

Get the free Overlanding Newsletter!
Okavango DeltaBotswana
Delta and Chobe Expedition 8 Days From ZAR 7450 More about this trip
Spitzkoppe Namibia
Southern Africa at it’s best 21 Days From EUR 2195 More about this trip
Vilanculos Mozambique
Mozambique Magic 14 Days From ZAR 11950 More about this trip
Previous Next

Crac de Chevaliers Castle Tour

Built for the Emir of Aleppo in 1031 and captured by the Crusaders in 1099, Crac De Chevaliers is one of the most important and well preserved medieval military castles in the world.

Expanded and reinforced over 2 centuries by the Crusader 'Knights Hospitaller' inhabitants, beseiged and over run by Mamluk Sultan Baibars in 1271, brought and restored by the French in the 1930's, and made a World Heritage Site in 2006 - today the castle is owned by the Syrian Government and is open to the public.

Loving that history!

Why do the Crac de Chevaliers Castle Tour?

Crusader Castle Well preserved Fascinating history

 

Ask us something or leave a comment


Recent Feedback

Left quoteThe highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!Right quote

Anne B (27) from Ireland

Left quoteThe trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!Right quote

Michael & Silke from Germany

Left quoteI loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)Right quote

JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

Left quoteFinally home and had a great time…. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…Right quote

John E from Canada

Left quoteI did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.Right quote

Juca from Uruguay

Go to all feedback Previous Next