Batroun is a warm and inviting city on the Mediterranean coast.
Historically known for its phoenician wall and traditional Souks,Batroun has became the entertainment capital of the North.
The city is also surrounded by invaluable historical and cultural sites including the 17th century Mussaylha Fort in addition to many churches and ruins in nearby villages such as Koubba,Kdar Aabida and Hamat.
Did you know that...
-The origins of the name Batroun is Phoenician meaning "Beit Truna"and referring to the "house of the chief".
-Batroun is home to more than 10 churches (catholic and Greek Orthodox).
-During the Phoenician era,Batroun's seaport was a key trading point in the country.
-The famous Basbous family sculptures gallery in the nearby Rachana Village
-Saidet El Nourieh Church in Hamat
-The town's famous fresh lemonade
-Batroun's summer festival.