CAMPING – AMCHIT
Amchit is well known for its traditional houses and old churches. Spread over 27,000m2, (09 622401/2, campinglescolombes.com) was the country’s first official campsite, established back in 1965. Set on a 40m cliff overlooking the sea, the campsite has direct access to Amchit’s rocky beach.
Stay overnight at the campsite with your own tent, rent a tent or stay in their two-bed tengalows, hotel rooms or chalets.
Enjoy a meal in front of the sea at the campsite restaurant or buy fish from a local fishmonger and have a barbecue with friends. Alternatively, enjoy dinner at one of the typical seafood restaurants such as (09 620999) or (09 621717).
Visit the house of the Zakhia family where Ernest Renan, the French historian and author of “Mission de Phoenicie,” stayed in the 19th century. Take in the beautiful old houses including those of the Lahoud family, built around 1838. Then take a tour of the village’s old churches, built on the remains of Roman temples, such as
Its altar has both Greek and Arabic inscriptions.
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