Etymology:Syriac origin, "Zayno", meaning "weapon"
A typical village of the Batroun region, Zane is set in a preserved environment, overlooking beautiful green hills. It is home to old stone houses and charming monuments in an area famous for its rich history and tradition. Characterized by a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere, the heart of the village has an old church, an imposing oak tree and a cozy little outdoor bar which makes it an ideal meeting place for the inhabitants. Near the church, stands a remarkable stone and red-tile dwelling, since 1860, highlighting the charm of this site. A stroll in the flowery streets of Zane will allow the visitor to admire the small stone houses shaded under the vines.
- Mar Youhanna el-Maamadane church with its old oak
- The traditional Lebanese house adjoining the church and dating from 1860
- Maquis landscapes characterizing the Middle Batroun region
- Diwan al-Hassoun: In a friendly and animated atmosphere, this Lebanese family restaurant located in Chabtine offers a good selection of mezzes.
- Ixsir: Set on a hillside surrounded by vineyards in the village of Jran, this beautiful winery comprised an upscale restaurant that offers international and Lebanese buffet cuisine. Don’t miss the visit of the cellars.
- Tawlet Biomass: In the beautiful setting of Biomass domain in Jrebta, you will taste excellent local Lebanese dishes, buffet style, with organic products from the farm of Biomass, on a beautiful terrace surrounded by greenery.
- Tafla: Nestled in lush greenery with stunning sea views, this inviting guest house, located in Smar Jbeil, offers home-cooked food. Call to book and notify the hosts.
- Several fish and seafood restaurants in Old Batroun harbor, including Oysters and the hotel’s restaurant, L’auberge de la mer.
- To have a drink: The friendly bar on the central square of the village of Zane, facing an old oak. Opens on public holidays and weekends.