Alexandria Corniche

Alexandria Corniche

The center of Alexandria's broad Sea-front boulevard that you will have to drive through during your Egypt Day Tours considered an iconic view of Alexandria.  Such as any of the famous Greco-Roman sites of the city.

Along the Mediterranean coast, you can get a glimpse the of cosmopolitan atmosphere and lifestyle that attracted many foreigners to live in Alexandria during the Nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The whole architectural style of medieval Alexandria and many things and buildings that belong to this period of Alexandria's near past remain along the Vibrant Corniche, which stretches today for visitors to see from Ras El Tin on the east to Abu Qir towards the westernmost end of the city.

Nowadays, much of Alexandria Corniche is witnessing an architectural revolution that has modernized big parts of the boulevard and filled it with modern restaurants and 5-star hotels with a fascinating view of the Mediterranean and the historical buildings of the Corniche. During your day trip to Alexandria from Cairo and while walking by the corniche the sight of the colonial buildings which are designed by European architects who were born and lived in the magnificent city of Alexander the Great, such as the famous 5 star Sofitel Cecil Hotel and the historical building of the 4 stars Windsor Palace Hotel. The famous British prime -minister during WWII Winston Churchill stayed in the Cecil Hotel at once.

make sure an overnight stay is part of your Egypt travel packages to enjoy the beauty and the charm of Alexandria's Corniche and spend the time sitting on the many local cafes facing the Sea and tasting a delicious coffee full of history smell mixed with the Mediterranean breeze.