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Alexandria is the second-largest city in Egypt, located on the Mediterranean Sea and is also the country's second largest seaport. Alexandria is considered one of Egypt’s important tourist resorts because of its extensive history and vibrant scenery by the sea.

Alexandria was one of the most famous cities in the world in the past. it was founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, and named after him. Throughout history, Alexandria was famous for many ancient wonders. The Alexandria lighthouse was one ancient wonder, was one of the seven Wonders of the world. Also. Alexandria was famous for its ancient library, which was the largest library of the ancient world and the Catacombs.

Climate :

As Alexandria is a Mediterranean city, the climate Is generally mild, with rainy winters and hot summers, which at times can be humid. January and February are the coolest months with temperatures ranging from 12C (53°F),to 18°C (64°F) The hottest months of the year In Alexandria are July and August, with an average temperature of 30°C (87°F) For ideal weather, autumn and spring would be the perfect seasons to visit Alexandria.

Places to visit :

Montaza Palace
Qait Bay Fort
Bibbottieca Alexandrina
Pompey's Pillar

Did you know :

For nearly a thousand years, Alexandria remained Egypt’s capital, until the Muslim conquest of Egypt m 641 CE, when the capital eventually moved to what is today modem Cairo.

Flying time to Alexandria : 45 minutes
Distance : 221 KM
Frequency : Daily Flight
Aircraft Type : Embraer 170 LR
Class Configuration : Economy & Business
On Board Services : Economy Class : Beverage
Business Class : Beverage + Cold Meal

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