travel42 Professional Cruise Port of Call Review

Egypt's second-largest city is often left off of travelers' itineraries, but we think Alexandria is worth a day's visit for the atmosphere alone. Located 110 mi/180 km northwest of Cairo, it has a relaxed, Mediterranean feel—more laid-back than Cairo and not as hot.

The Library of Alexandria is a modern revival of the ancient library. A well-preserved but small Roman amphitheater is near the library. Other sights to visit in the city center include the Royal Jewelry Museum and the three-tiere...

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