Alexandria, the second-largest city in Egypt, draws many visitors and day-trippers each year. Alexandria is only a few hours away from Cairo and boasts some of Egypt’s best beaches, historical landmarks, and cultural experiences. Alexandria has something to offer everyone, whether you want a quiet day on the beach or a thrilling cultural adventure.
Early morning visitors to Alexandria can enjoy a ride along the Alexandria Corniche on an open bus that also passes by many of the city’s most famous landmarks. Stop by the Roman Theater on the way there, which features seating for 800 people and is accompanied by a spacious garden.
The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, or Treasure Hill as it is more commonly known, are a massive graveyard and royal cemetery in Alexandria that date back to the second century AD. In the cemetery, you can see a rare fusion of Roman, Hellenistic, and Pharaonic art styles in wall paintings, sculptures, funeral goods, and tombs. The archaeological site was regarded as one of the world’s seven wonders in the Middle Ages. The Egyptians consider it to be the second wonder of the world.
Egypt Magic Tours helps plan excursions that complement your trip. Contact us today to learn more about the Alexandria day tours we offer. Each tour will be led by an expert Egyptologist who will give you a comprehensive background on the Alexandrian landmarks. Here, Check out our best Alexandria Day tours.