Alexandria Cruise

Alexandria Cruise

The ancient Egyptian capital

Alexandria was Egypt’s capital for almost a thousand years before fading into oblivion, only to be reborn in the modern age as a Europeanized metropolis In Arabic the city is called Al-Iskandariya, after its founder Alexander the Great.

For visitors sailing on an MSC cruise to Egypt, the modern city’s top three attractions are its iconic library, the Alexandria National Museum and the Roman Theatre (all on the periphery of downtown, fifteen minutes’ walk from the central Midan Sa’ad Zaghloul).
Alexandria runs along the Mediterranean for 20km without ever venturing more than 8km inland – a true waterfront city. With an MSC Mediterranean cruise excursion, you can also visit its great Corniche, which sweeps around the Eastern Harbour and along the coast past a string of city beaches to Montazah and Ma’amoura, burning out before the final beach at Abu Qir. Most foreign tourists frequent the downtown quarter of El-Manshiya, where many restaurants are within a few blocks either side, or inland, of Midan Sa’ad Zaghloul.
The Corniche (and breezes blowing inland) make basic orientation

Cruises from / to Alexandria in 2024

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BEST OF ALEXANDRIA
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Code: ALY01
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Best of Alexandria FOR CZECH GROUP
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Code: ALY01CZE
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PANORAMIC TOUR OF ALEXANDRIA
  • Category: SCENIC ROUTE
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Code: ALY03
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EL ALAMEIN THE PLACE WHERE HISTORY WAS MADE
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Code: ALY04
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GRECO-ROMAN ALEXANDRIA
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Code: ALY02
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CLASSIC CAIRO
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 11.5 hours
  • Code: ALY05
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A LEAP INTO ANCIENT EGYPT: THE PYRAMIDS AT GIZA PLATEAU
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 10.5 hours
  • Code: ALY06
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THE CITADEL OF SALADIN AND NILE CRUISE
  • Category: SCENIC ROUTE
  • Duration: 10.5 hours
  • Code: ALY07
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