About Alexandria

Looking for cheap flights to Alexandria? Who isn't? We've got your flights to this port city sorted! Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great and it's home to the Citadel of Qaitbay, the Alexandria National Museum and the Library of Alexandria. Packed with historical monuments and impressive museums, Alexandria is a city that's worth a visit.

Al Maamoura Beach, the Royal Jewelry Museum and the El-Mursi Abul Abbas Mosque are also attractions that tourists visit when in Alexandria.

If you want to plan a visit to Alexandria in Egypt at a time where the weather is not humid or hot, the best time to do so is from December to February. Known for its hot desert climate, Alexandria is a city that is sunny almost all year round. However, the winter in Alexandria starts around November and lasts until April. The winter in Alexandria is rainy and windy with an average of 20 degrees in the morning and 10 degrees in the evening. The summer in Alexandria is fairly dry with a cooling sea breeze with an average of 30 degrees in the morning and 21 degrees in the evening.

Things to Know When You Travel to Alexandria

Fun Things to do in Alexandria

Fun Things to do in Alexandria

During winter, the weather during the morning is perfect for outdoor activities like taking a stroll along the Alexandria Corniche, exploring the Alexandria Aquarium, as well as enjoying a quiet read in the Library of Alexandria. During the winter, the weather is also great for enjoying an outdoor dinner at the White and Blue Restaurant, visiting the Roman Amphitheatre and riding a bicycle along the Maamoura Beach.

That doesn’t mean you won’t have fun if you decide to visit Alexandria at any other time. You can still experience a variety of indoor activities such as visiting popular shopping malls like City Centre Alexandria and San Stefano Mall where you can book tickets to watch the latest blockbusters in some of the Middle East's top movie theatres. You can also take your kids to countless family-friendly attractions like the Alexandria Zoo and the Taverna Aquacity.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Alexandria

Best Time to Book a Flight to Alexandria

During Alexandria’s peak season, which is between July and September, cheap flights to Alexandria might be hard to find since major festivals and events like the 'Alexandria Film Festival' and the 'Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival' are happening. However, prices for flights to Alexandria tend to be cheaper and easy to come across during the low season, which is in October due to excessive rainfall.

 

Where to Stay When you Fly to Alexandria

Where to Stay When you Fly to Alexandria

If you're planning to book a flight to Alexandria, and you're looking for affordable accommodations such as Alexander The Great hotels and Alexandria Mediterranean Suites where you can stay near the Downtown area and the airport, areas worth checking include El Mansheya, El Alamein and El Montazah. However, if you're searching for a luxurious hotel or resort like Tolip Hotels and Hilton hotels, make sure to take a look at the accommodations in El Geish Avenue, Corniche Road and North Coast Matrouh Road where you’ll be closer to San Stefano Mall and the Alexandria Corniche.

Where to Shop in Alexandria

Where to Shop in Alexandria

Whatever it is you're looking for, Alexandria has it: Luxurious shopping malls like the San Stefano Mall, Green Plaza Mall, and the City Centre Mall, fun activities like ice skating in Orouba Mall Alexandria, paintballing at the Green Plaza Mall, and award-winning spas like the Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria Spa and the Premedion Spa & Prevention centre at the Hilton Alexandria King's Ranch where stressed people can relax and unwind.

Alexandria is a bustling city that definitely deserves a visit. When it comes to finding cheap flights to Alexandria, there're a few things you need to keep in mind. The prices for airline tickets to Alexandria vary depending on the chosen airline and the time of visit.

 

Famous Places to Visit in Alexandria

Famous Places to Visit in Alexandria

Alexandria is home to famous attractions such as;

  • Citadel of Qaitbay
  • Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque
  • Alexandria National Museum
  • Lighthouse of Alexandria
  • Library of Alexandria
  • Maamoura Beach