The North Coast of Egypt stretches for more than 1,000 kilometres along the Mediterranean Sea. From ancient cities to laid-back resort towns, this is a fantastic place to discover the rich history, culture and natural beauty of Egypt.
Golden sand and turquoise water make Marina El Alamein one of the top beach resorts on the North Coast of Egypt. In Marsa Matrouh, you’ll find aquamarine lagoons and gorgeous swimming spots such as Cleopatra’s Beach.
Alexandria anchors the North Coast of Egypt and enchants visitors with its ancient archaeological sites, world-class museums and a postcard-perfect harbour. The city was founded in 331 BC by Alexander the Great and is celebrated as the cultural capital of Egypt.
A gateway to the Suez Canal, Port Said is dotted with historic buildings. Stroll along the waterfront boardwalk to see the yachts and tankers lining up to sail into the harbour. You can also ride a public ferry across the canal to the village of Port Fuad.
The North Coast of Egypt spans from the city of Rafah on the Egypt-Gaza border to Sallum, a village at the Egypt-Libya border. Cairo International Airport is a three-hour drive from Alexandria.