7 days in Alexandria Itinerary

7 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Royal Jewelry Museum. Get some historical perspective at Fort Qaitbey and King Farouk Palace. Step out of Alexandria with an excursion to Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte in El Alamein--about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Mamoura Beach, pause for some photo ops at Pompey's Pillar, delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, and take in the views from Stanley Bridge.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Alexandria. March in Alexandria sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

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Abu Mena, Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte, Africa Safari Park
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa