A country with a proud heritage, incredible archaeological history and home to six UNESCO World Heritage Sites. However, since 2011 it has become all but inaccessible to the outside world and many of these treasures have been badly damaged or destroyed.
Please note that we have no articles specifically about taking children to Syria at this time. It is one of a few countries in the region that is declared unsafe for travel and unless visiting for work reasons, you are strongly advised against travel, especially with children.
Please see government advisories from
Should this situation change we will duly update the details on this page.
Featured Image: Ancient Greek and Roman city of Apamea in Northern Syria
Further Syria Resources
If you would like to learn more about Syria, we have found these interesting resources:
- [READ] How to Travel to Syria in 2019 – a great detailed guide for independent travellers by Against The Compass
- [TRAVEL] Syria Tourism – Official Syrian tourism site
- [GUIDE] Syria – Brandt Travel Guides – last updated 2010
- [LISTEN] The Syrian War – BBC Radio 4 series
- [DISCUSS] Syria Forum – Lonely Planet Thorntree
We look forward to a time in the future when we can expand this section of our site.