Bchaaleh is one of the most beautiful towns of the district. It rises 1200 to 1350 m above the sea. It is about 70 km from Beirut.
When entering Bchaaleh from the south, eleven magnificent Centennial Olive Trees will greet you. These trees, known as “Noah’s Olive Trees”, are thousands of years old.
At its northern end, the Hosn Fortress stands amongst its Greek, Roman and Byzantine ruins.
St. Stephen church
In the town center stands the Saint Stephen’s pastoral church.
Our Lady of Blata Church
The Church of Our Lady of Blata is located in the center of the town, northeast of the Parish Church of Saint Stephen.
Monastery of Mar Touma
The Monastery of Mar Touma was recently renovated and is famous for the various miracles that took place here.
Monastery of St. Doumit
Saint Doumit Monastery is one of the oldest religious shrines, located on a hill overlooking the sea south of the town.
Top Listings in Bchaaleh
You can get to Bchaaleh from Byblos and Batroun via six roads:
– Batroun, Boxmaya, Asia, Bchaaleh
– Batroun, Kour, Asia, Bchaaleh
– Batroun, Beit Chlala, Douma, Bchaaleh
– Jbeil, Amshit, Lehfed, Tartij, Bchaaleh
– Jbeil, Amshit, Mayfouq, Tartij, Bchaaleh
– Jbeil, Annaya, Meshmesh, Tartij, Bchaaleh