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Mia Arawi 14 Apr 2022

13 Fun Things To Do When Visitng Batroun

We’ve compiled a list of simple pleasures that you can enjoy at the laid back beach town of Batroun. So take a day off, drive a little bit farther than Beirut, and enjoy them!

1. Start your day with a refreshing shake or iced coffee from Leaf.

2. Discover the Lebanese Diaspora Village, a unique spot that hosts a museum, a guest house, an indoor multipurpose hall, a small café, a gift shop, a bakery, and several houses for Diaspora of Lebanese origins.

3. Explore the abandoned Mseilha Fort, a medieval site situated at the Nahr-El-Jawz river valley.

4. Or visit the so-called “The Aquarium” – a huge abandoned building that can be found next to Colonel Beer, and snap some Insta-worthy pictures at sunset.

5. Stretch your stress away during a yoga or meditation class offered by DarmaJi studio that’s only a couple of steps away from Bahsa Beach.

6. Make sure to pack your hiking boots and hit up Green Hamat for a guided tour or hiking trail in the wonderful village of Hamat.

7. Pass by the newly-opened Tierrā restaurant and artisan French/Italian bakery to try their healthy plates and gourmet pastries.

8. Or stop by Lafet Shawarma for a mouthwatering Sojouk Shawarma that tastes as good as it looks!

9. Sip on a freshly squeezed lemonade from Hilmi’s, the popular stop near St. Estephan Cathedral.

10. Spend a fun afternoon at Shrubbery, the sweets and coffee van.

11. Grab a drink and a seasonal bite at the bohemian Barrio67 resto-bar situated at the heart of the old souks.

12. Go wine tasting during the weekend at the family-owned and Eco-conscious Aurora Winery located at the quaint village of Rachkeddeh.

13. And wait till summer season to watch a motor show and party until dawn at Handle Bar, a sunset bar and grill located at the Motocross Academy in Aabrine-Batroun.

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