Situated near the Mediterranean Sea, the city depicts Mediterranean heritage and culture and is popularly known as "The Pearl of the Mediterranean". Named after Alexander the Great, Alexandria (ALY) is the second largest city in Egypt after Cairo . Jet set for a vacation of a lifetime by with CheapOair Alexandria flights! The city was once ruled by Cleopatra and has a rich history and many ancient ruins still remain all around Alexandria. Mediterranean beaches, the Corniche, Kom el Shokafa Catacombs – vast Roman burial grounds, Qaitbey Fort are some of the tourist places. The annual film festival of Alexandria, organized by the Egyptian Association of Film Writers and Critics is the most fascinating event in the city. Many international film screenings are featured in the festival with a focus on Mediterranean productions. Cheap flights to Alexandria up for grab!
Leaving behind the bloody history of the Civil War, Alexandria (AEX) has come a long way by celebrating its diversity through food, fun, arts, and festivals. Boasting a classic amphitheater right on the banks of the scenic Red River, Alexandria leaves no stone unturned to captivate your imagination.
• See the unique collection of steam-powered logging and milling equipment at the Southern Forest Heritage Museum & Research Center.
Fun Family Activities in Alexandria
• Take a trip to the Alexandria Zoological Park, home to African lions, dwarf crocodiles and crested porcupines.