Cheap Car Rental Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport
Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport car rental
Alexandria is one of the oldest cities in Egypt and there are plenty of ancient ruins around for those who love history. It is a popular destination for those who love beach holidays as it enjoys wonderful coastline and sits on the Mediterranean. In recent years the city has changed a great deal with investment and development and those opting for car rental will find plenty of attractions to visit.
Qaitbey Fort sits on an island and is reported to have been the site of the legendary lighthouse built by Ptolomy II. The fort is reported to have been built with the remains of the lighthouse after it collapsed in an earthquake in the 14th century. Those who visit the fort are guaranteed beautiful views of the city.
The city’s beaches can be found stretching for several miles and there are beach resorts at Agami and Hannoville which are great for families while one of the more upmarket resorts is Montazah Beach. These are great places to relax and enjoy the sun. There are no charges to go on the beach and they are open around the clock.
Alternatively make the most of car hire and head to the Corniche. This is perfect for those who want to watch the sunset and this promenade stretched the length of the city. There are plenty of street vendors in this area for picking up a bargain or two and those who are feeling active can walk for the whole 16 miles of the Corniche, but if you have chosen car rental travelling this distance is no problem.
For a great historical feature in the city there is the Kom el Shokafa Catacombs. These are Roman burial grounds and there are features here that date back as far as the 2nd century AD. These are three floors deep and there are hundreds of chambers to be explored. There is a small charge to enter but there is no supervision once you are in.
Alexandria car rental is a great way to travel and as there are outlets at the local airport so a car can be ready and waiting for you when you arrive in the city. Explore the city and the surrounding areas to your heart’s content while you are there in complete comfort and with the benefit of air conditioning! Public transport involves waiting around for buses that are often filled and not very comfortable, so save money and time by choosing car hire.
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