Altitude 1100 meters
Distance from Beirut 50 km.
Known for its Ottoman houses and monuments, particularly the Palace of Cheikh Ali Pacha Joumblatt and its monuments, as well as Taj el Dine and Abou Chakra gates. Recent excavations in Baadarane revealed Roman ruins that include grape presses, tombs cut into the rock, and sarcophagi. Hundred of ceramic shreds from the Phoenician, Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine eras have been found between Khreibeh and Baadarane villages. In the later, a well equipped guesthouse and wood cabins can welcome overnight visitors who can also have a great experience by visiting the village’s workshop of rural products and loom’s atelier (old waving machine)