Destinations in Egypt

The versatile destinations in Egypt offer the right destination for every vacation requirement. Bathing in the Red Sea, sightseeing in the footsteps of the pharaohs, desert safaris or the fascinating sites and landscapes of the Sinai Peninsula promise vacation pleasures to suit every taste. Get to know the most beautiful vacation destinations in Egypt here.

Hurghada and El Gouna


Hurghada is the tourist stronghold on the Red Sea and one of the most popular destinations in Egypt. Wonderful hotels and more than 20 kilometers of white sandy beaches are waiting for the bathers and sun worshippers.

Water sports are very important in Hurghada. Windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, deep sea fishing – the offers are huge. Even when the sunny day comes to an end, the fun continues in Hurghada with an extensive night life.

Also a hot spot for vacationers from all over the world is the resort of El Gouna, north of Hurghada. Countless lagoons define the image of this relatively young and exclusive resort, which was only established in the 1980s.

Sharm el-Sheik and Sinai Peninsula

Sharm el Sheik

The Sinai Peninsula, which is geographically located on the Arabian Peninsula, belongs to the administrative district of Egypt. Therefore, it is also one of the important destinations in Egypt.

Biblical places, fantastic mountain landscapes, the great Sinai desert and the diver's paradise Sharm el-Sheik are waiting here.

The declared destination of sightseeing vacationers and devout pilgrims is Mount Sinai, where Moses received the seven commandments from God.

Already during the ascent you can see one of the most important sights, the Monastery of St. Catherine at the foot of the mountain, where you can also find an offshoot of the burning bush from which God spoke to Jesus.

The impressive colorful canyons or the artistic blue desert are further highlights of a Sinai trip.

When it comes to the most beautiful and lively destinations in Egypt for unadulterated diving and swimming fun, Sharm el-Sheik on the Sinai Peninsula is at the top of the list.

The abundance of coral reefs and the outstanding diving areas have made Sharm el-Sheik an Eldorado for divers from all over the world.

Among the highlights of the region are the diving sites in Ras Mohammed National Park such as the famous Shark Reef, Jolanda Reef and Jack Fish Alley.

Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam

Among the major tourist areas on the Red Sea is Marsa Alam, a paradise for divers. Popular diving spots are Marsa Murena Bay, Elphinstone Reef, Shaab Samadai, which is regularly visited by spinner dolphins and is therefore called Dolphinhouse, and the wreck of the Hamada near Abu Ghusun. In addition, numerous reefs are waiting directly at the hotel facilities, but also wonderfully untouched exchange places of partly excellent quality.



One of the most popular and important tourist destinations in Egypt is the capital Cairo. Lively bustle mixes with bustling hustle, but this does not bother the vacationers at all, who want to learn about the exciting history of Egypt.Treasures of the world of unique magnitude are waiting here, z.B. the finds from Tutankhamun's burial chamber in the Egyptian Museum.

Framed by the desert, the city presents itself with remarkable buildings in oriental style and an abundance of colorful markets, the souks with their unique atmosphere. In the narrow streets there are traditional workshops, oriental spices, handicrafts, perfumes, carpets, colorful fabrics, shoes and jewelry.

The pyramids of Giza


A few kilometers from the city of Giza and not far from the capital, one of the seven wonders of the world rises in the desert sand: The pyramids of Giza are the highlight of any trip to Egypt and cast a spell over visitors.

In total there are four pyramids: The Pyramid of Cheops, the Pyramid of Chepren with the Great Sphinx, the Pyramid of Mykerinos and the tomb of Queen Chentkaus. The impressive buildings from the time between 2.620 and 2.500 v. Chr. are part of the UNSECO world cultural heritage.



If you are looking for destinations in Egypt that combine Mediterranean flair with oriental charm, the port city of Alexandria will appeal to you.

Named after the conqueror Alexander the Great, the city on the Egyptian Mediterranean coast is an ideal destination for seaside vacationers and friends of historical buildings. The list of sights is long, including the Palace of Justice, the Palais d'Antoniadis, the Onkalle Monferrato shopping gallery, the theater, the Greco-Roman Museum, numerous mosques, churches and important squares.



One of the destinations in Egypt that invite you to marvel and discover is the ancient Egyptian city of Luxor. Here, history comes alive through the remains of ancient Egypt in every corner of the city.

The city presents itself as a gigantic open-air museum with world-famous sights. The temple of Luxor, the Memnon colossi, the mortuary temple of Ramses III., the Valley of the Kings and Queens and the temples of Edfu and Karnak can be visited. Who stays here, should bring time to take as much as possible of these unique impressions.



The city of Aswan on the eastern bank of the Nile is one of the most popular destinations in Egypt for vacationers who want to relax without missing out on cultural highlights. Aswan is an important landing place for cruise ships from all over the world and has an idyllic waterfront promenade, which invites you to stroll along.

Several Nile islands are also counted as part of Aswan. Beside the tourist center with hotel complexes and shopping arcades, the old town offers an insight into medieval Arabic architecture. The island of Elephantine holds excavation treasures from the city's early settlement period such as the temple of the ram-headed god Chnum. On the rocky mountain Qubbet el-Hawa are the tombs of Elephantine. Kitchener Island awaits with a botanical garden.