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Bkassine Forest

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Bkassine, Jezzine district

Bkassine's forest is the largest fruitful pine forest in the Mediterranean, spreading over one million and two hundred sqm of land, surrounding villages such as Qaytoule, Maknouniyeh, Haytoura, Roum and Machmoucheh. This forest is among the most important features of the village and the region. It is home to several traditional constructions of the past such as kilns, olive presses, old bridges, water sources and hydraulic mills.

Bkassine, labeled the “Most beautiful villages of Lebanon”, was selected as one of the “Best Tourism Villages” by the World Tourism Organization.

Source: Jezzine Region Tourism Office