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Al Qadamous is a Syrian town belonging to Tartous governorate. It is located in the coastal mountain chain. It is located on the road between Banias, Musayaf and Tartous. It overlooks the surrounding area, the Banias passageway, the plains and the mountains, and is surrounded by magnificent nature. Administratively, there are 67 towns and villages that belong to Al Qadmous.

Al Qadmous, the country of good and snow

Al Qadmous is characterized by its charming mountainous nature and its mountains covered with oak, pine and oak forests that spread on the slopes and terraces. Fruit trees such as apples, almonds, olives and others complement the natural forests on the slopes with a magnificent view that is beyond description. The location of the city is very important as it sits amidst the mountains, forests, and other towns on the tops of mountains and in the depths of valleys. Al Qadmous produces many different types of fruits and vegetables. The city enjoys a mild climate in the summer, and cold in the winter with an abundance of snowfalls that cover the city and the surrounding mountains.

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Al Qadmous in history

The city is named after the Phoenician god Qadmous. The ancient Syrian legend says that Qadmous rode the sea and looked for his sister, Europe, who was kidnapped by Zeus and went from Syria to the land of the Greeks. He became a teacher and spread the alphabet and science there. Al-Qadmous is a number of archaeological sites such as Al Qadmous Castle which can be reached from the Old City by ancient stone stairs. The fame of this fortress expanded during the days of Salah al-Din and it was of great importance as well as the castle cave, and a number of buildings and tombs and archaeological caves dating back to ancient times.

Tourism in Al Qadmous

Its climate is relatively cold in winter and mild weather in summer, where there are many touristic areas and archaeological sites such as Al Qadmous Castle, the site of Jabal Al Qudboun (Kaf Al Ja'a village), the cave citadel and some archaeological caves. Al Qadmous is connected to a modern network of roads and there are a number of high-end tourist transport companies that connect the city with many Syrian cities, regions and resorts. Al Qadmous has some of the most beautiful natural and touristic sites, ideal for safaris, holidays and nature.

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