6 days in Alexandria Itinerary

6 days in Alexandria Itinerary

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Alexandria ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Qaitbey and El Alamein War Cemetery. Visit Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa and Pompey's Pillar for their historical value. When in Alexandria, make a side trip to see Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte in El Alamein, approximately 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mamoura Beach, get engrossed in the history at Alexandria National Museum, take in the views from Stanley Bridge, and take a leisurely stroll along Corniche.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Alexandria trip generator.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Borg El Arab International Airport. In February in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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El Alamein
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa