Head to El Alamein and visit the place where important WWII battles were fought. Visit the Military museum and the WWII Cemeteries and learn about this period of history. Then, explore Alexandria and visit Pompey's Pillar, a relic from the temple of Serapis, Qaitbay Citadel, built on the site of the ancient pharaohs, and the Catacombs.
Your tour in El Alamein begins with a visit to the Military Museum, where you can see displays of weapons, military garb and tanks. You will be introduced to the actions of Montgomery, Rommel and the others who participated in the battle.
The next stop is the WW II Cemeteries, located on the west of the town, on a small peninsula overlooking the sea. The citadel-like cemeteries are the final resting place for commonwealth, Greek, Italian and German soldiers.
You will then travel to Alexandria and visit the 3rd Century Pompey's Pillar, a 25 meter red Aswan granite column that is the last of the remaining relics of the Seraphim Temple. Next is Qayetbay citadel, situated on the entrance to Alexandria's eastern harbor. Your last stop is the largest Roman cemetery, the Catacombs consisting of three levels cut in the rock. At the end of your tour, you will be taken back to your hotel.
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel
- All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
- Lunch at a local restaurant in Alexandria
- Mineral water on board the vehicle during your tour
- All taxes & service charge
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs
- Italian, Spanish, German and French tour guides are available upon request.
- For larger groups, please inquire.