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Flights to Alexandria, Egypt

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Alexandria is a port city located on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt. It's the country's second-largest city and offers a mix of historical attractions and a relaxed beachside atmosphere. Those interested in history can visit the ruins of ancient Alexandria, including Pompey's Pillar and the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa. The Greco-Roman Museum houses a large collection of artefacts from the city's long history. For something different, you can explore the Montazah Palace, a former royal residence, or relax on the beach along the Corniche promenade. Alexandria is also known for its seafood, so be sure to try some fresh fish while you're there. If you're looking for a city break with a mix of ancient history, pleasant weather, and beautiful beaches, Alexandria could be a good destination for you.

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Airports near Alexandria

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Alexandria. Here's 4 airports that serve Alexandria.

Borg El Arab Airport

Located approximately 45 kilometres southwest of Alexandria, Borg El Arab Airport is the closest international airport to the city. It serves as a hub for both domestic and international flights.


Cairo International Airport

Situated around 220 kilometres southeast of Alexandria, Cairo International Airport is the busiest airport in Egypt. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a popular choice for travellers heading to Alexandria.


Hurghada International Airport

Although not as close as the previous two options, Hurghada International Airport is located approximately 400 kilometres southeast of Alexandria. It serves as a gateway to the Red Sea resorts and offers connecting flights to Alexandria.


Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

Situated around 550 kilometres southeast of Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh International Airport is another option for travellers. It primarily serves the popular tourist destination of Sharm El Sheikh but also offers connecting flights to Alexandria.

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Things to do in Alexandria

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

The Great Library of Alexandria

Once the largest library in the ancient world, the Great Library of Alexandria is a symbol of knowledge and culture. Although the original library no longer exists, a modern version, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, was built to honour its legacy. This architectural marvel houses millions of books, four museums, and a planetarium. It's a must-visit for history buffs and book lovers alike.

Qaitbay Citadel

Discover the Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria, a historic fortress on the harbour's edge. Built on the ancient Lighthouse site, it showcases Islamic architecture and a maritime museum. Enjoy stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. A must-visit for history and architecture enthusiasts.

Montaza Palace Gardens

A haven of tranquility amidst the bustling city, the Montaza Palace Gardens offer a serene escape. The sprawling gardens are home to the beautiful Montaza Palace, a blend of Turkish and Florentine architectural styles. With its lush landscapes, stunning sea views, and royal history, the Montaza Palace Gardens are a paradise for nature lovers and history enthusiasts.

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