An afternoon Well spent in Batroun old city.

 

We don’t need summer season to enjoy Sundays in Batroun!

There’s no denying that this beautiful city is known as a beach destination, yet there is a lot to explore even in winter season!

Batroun city is a small quiet town full of culture, history and Lebanese heritage.

The Old Souk, Ancient Phoenician wall and fishing port are particularly pleasant for a stroll in the afternoon specially during weekends.

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Phoenician Wall

 

 

 

Located in North Lebanon, 52 km away from the capital Beirut, Batroun city invites you for a pleasant break outside crowded city.

Its the perfect destination for all family members and especially for outdoors addict.

Make sure to park your car at the entrance of the Old Souk and explore the city on foot!

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Batroun Old Souk
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Saint Stephano Church

Walking through the old Souk will make you discover historical Churches, architectural houses and beautiful streets from the past.

No matter what lane you’ll follow your steps will lead you to Our Lady of the Wind – Saydet El Rih and the Phoenician Wall.

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Our Lady of the Wind

From there make sure to march along the wall and enjoy the active seaside of the city. A side full of picturesque beauty, sea salt mining, happy people and peaceful fishermen.

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Fishermen Life
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Salt mining
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Batroun Fishing Port
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Batroun Fishing Port

 

 

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