Known as the "Pearl of the Mediterranean", the ancient city of Alexandria is steeped in history and sophisticated charm. The port of Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC and became the capital of Greco-Roman Egypt and one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient world. Immerse yourself in the grandiose atmosphere of the city and explore the many wondrous attractions which date from the time of the Pharaohs. Take some time to explore the Roman Amphitheatre and the Pillar of Pompeii.
Aqaba is Jordan's only port city, located on the Gulf of Aqaba in the extreme south of the country.Aqaba is Jordan's window on the Red Sea.
Athens (Piraeus), Greece
Visit the capital of Modern and Ancient Greece and explore , the "Old City" of Athens, Plaka, with its neoclassical buildings and shops for gifts and souvenirs.
Climb the Acropolis hill, where the Parthenon Temple dominates, and enjoy the wonderful view. Also, take a trip along the beautiful Saronic Gulf - Cape Sounion and ancient Corinth, where you can sunbathe and admire thousand years of history.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Sandy beaches, sun, shopping and enjoynment, there are all in Dubai. Spend a morning at a busy traditional bazaar, such as "Gold Bazaar", one of the largest retail gold markets in the world. After that visit a modern department store with a variety of duty free items before escaping into a nearby beach in the afternoon.
Don't forget to have a look to the unique hotel Jumeirah Burj Al Arabica - shaped like a yacht, 321 meters high, one of the most impressive attractions of modern Middle East.
The city of Eilat is a paradise resort for tourists and due to its great weather conditions a place where one can enjoy the sea with a variety of water sports. It is one of the best places in the world for a diving experience.
Τhe city of Eilat is the ultimate resort city of Israel in the country’s southernmost spot. The secret of this little city’s charm is its special location in the northern end of the Bay of Eilat. The city combines its hot climate with the tropical sea and a background of bare granite mountains. The bay is one of the major attractions, with a variety of water sports offering also some of the best diving experiences in the world. In the south of the city is the Coral Reserve, with beautiful tropical fish among the reefs. Visit the marine museum, that displays collections of fascinating sea animals, and the the Dolphin Reef with its resident school of dolphins. Eilat is definately a paradise for tourists, travelers and vacationers. The city has many restaurants that can please every taste.
The port of Safaga is located 37 km away from the omonymous town, with several tourist villages, charming hotels and excellent fish restaurants, ideal destination for those who love diving.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Jeddah is Saudi Arabia’s buzzing cosmopolitan hub, home to gleaming hotels and big-ticket events like the Red Sea International Film Festival, which takes place in late winter. The city’s heart is still intact in Al Balad, the magical historical quarter that has undergone a renaissance in recent years. And the Red Sea is still central to it all — for trade, for diving among pristine reefs, and for fishing for Jeddah’s legendary seafood. The city where Eve was laid to rest (according to local lore) is a beguiling mix of old and new, and one that remains gloriously different.
The magnificent Muscat, Oman's capital, has all the features of a modern city in an environment full of natural beauties. In Muscat you will find beautiful beaches but also mountains and canyons, worthwhile to explore. Also, the wonderful depths of the region will amaze the lovers of diving. Some of the sightseeings are the Old Town, the port Moutrach and the shopping district Rougoui, which is one of the most popular spots in the region.
Suez Canal (Passage)
The Suez Canal in Egypt, is an artificial water channel, the largest canal in the world, with total length of 168 km. It runs along the isthmus of Suez, from north to south, connecting Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea. Through Suez Canal transportation between Europe and Asia is allowed without navigating around Africa.