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Alexandria— 5 nights
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Qaitbey and Pompey's Pillar. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alexandria: El Alamein (El Alamein War Museum & El Alamein War Cemetery). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Mamoura Beach, take an in-depth tour of Alexandria National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Qaed Ibrahim Mosque, and take a leisurely stroll along Corniche.
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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Alexandria. In February, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Alexandria
El Alamein, Abu Mena
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