Tour : Alexandria - Full day excursion to El Alamein
Visit a modern history site with this tour of the battlefieds of El Alamein, a strategic part of the Allies’ victory in WW II.
El Alamein is the place where the Allied forces of WW II gained a decisive victory against the Axis forces. Today, the village located about 66 miles east of Alexandria, is mostly a port facility for shipping oil. However, it was once described by Churchill as having the best climate in the world. There are several hotels and a beach resort nearby. There is also a war museum with collectibles from the Battle of El Alamein and other North African battles. The main historical interest in this village would be related to WW II, and includes the Italian and German military cemeteries on Tell el-Eisa Hill just outside of town.
Duration: 8 hours
Departure: 8:30 hours