July 27, 2019 Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

The VIllage of Thoum: Authentic and Festive, Gate to North Lebanon

Thoum: The first coastal village we enter from the southern part of North Lebanon Department via the area known as “Al-Madfoun”. It is 5 km distant from Batroun City. It stretched from coastline to an altitude of 200 m. it can be reached from Batroun via Kfarabida. Its St-Stephan’s parish church (Mar Estephan) dates back to around 1877, and its St-Stephan’s parish church (Mar Estephan) dates back to around 1877, and its St-John the baptist’s church (Mar Youhanna Al-Ma’madan) to the first half of the 19th century. There are also St-Elias church (1940) and St-Joseph (Mar Youssif) church (1960).

In addition, one can find the vestiges of a Roman bridge in the valley of Madfoun. The seashores of this village are of white pebbles and of rocks, and alongside one can enjoy the beaches and restaurants well-known for their seafood, or practice a variety of water sports. In addition, there is a club for wind-surfing.

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While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Batroun, Jbail, Amioun, Jounieh, and Tripoli.

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