PITCH – LEHFED
Located 55km north east of Beirut, set in a beautiful mountainous landscape, Lehfed village is the birthplace of the beatified Estephan Nehme and contains an archaeological Maronite monastery dedicated to (Mar Elias). This monastery was the seat of the Patriarch John VI Lehfed between 1251 and 1254. Nearby is the village of where Saint Charbel lived and was buried after his death in 1898.
SLEEP St. Elijah Annaya Lehfed Country Club
is a beautiful green spot for camping (03 324202, Lehfedcountryclub), where campers can enjoy plenty of outdoor activities during the day, and spend evenings around a camp fire.
Plan a picnic or have a snack at Lehfed Country Club or in the beautiful natural site of For a typical Lebanese mezze, eat at (03 398644).
SEE Mountazah Mar Challita. Elio Restaurant
The district of Byblos is a rich area, full of interesting sites. On your way to Lehfed, visit the convent of in Annaya, the sanctuary of Saint Charbel, and the Hermitage of Saints Peter and Paul, along with the many historical churches of Lehfed. A small hike will take you to an old monastery dedicated to built between old oak trees overlooking the village.