Exploring Enfeh, Saydet Kaftoun and Bkerzay and Baakline
The northern coastal city Enfeh, a narrow promontory shaped like a nose, offers archeological, historical and religious sites. The Enfeh creek consists of an attractive rocky shore shaped in a perfect semi-circle. Those not charmed by the idea of a winter swim can fish with the locals or rent a kayak (Nizard Dreik 03 330472). Sleep Stay overnight in the local house of Marie Josée and Liliane Ajoul’s (03 428421) or in a sea-front chalet at Drek’s ( Emm & Abou Khalil, 76 550841.) Eat Enjoy fresh seafood and grilled fish at Enfeh creek. See Take an in-depth tour of the old city with a local guide (Georges Sassine, 03 695181, or Hafez Jreich, 03 540215). Start at the old medieval church of Saydet El Rih where archeological excavations recently took place. Continue through Tahtel Rih fishing port where impressive reservoirs, canalizations, stairways, urns and trenches can be seen, hewn out of the rock. Finally, tour through the ancient churches lining Enfeh city’s old street.