Hurghada – from a fishing village to Egypt’s leading seaside destination
This sunny destination can be reached by many cities in just a few hours by plane. Charter Airlines offer cheap direct flights to Hurghada International Airport.
The former fishing village extends about 30 km along the coast of the Red Sea. This also includes Makadi Bay to the south, with its exclusive hotel complexes, but also Sahl Hasheesh and Soma Bay with their wonderful, sandy beaches. Besides, the northern El Gouna, a beautiful lagoon city with TukTuks and excellent restaurants, is an exquisite destination even for vacationers in Hurghada city.
In its diversity, Hurghada offers something for culture lovers, sun worshipers, and water sports enthusiasts alike, because in a city where the sun shines almost all year round and even the sea does not cool down below 20 degrees Celsius in the winter months, you will always find the right thing. to fill his time with pleasant and beautiful things.
The new Hurghada Museum, in which you can marvel at ancient Egyptian art objects, has recently opened its doors to visitors. There is also the opportunity to visit the El Mina Mosque in the heart of the city, directly by the sea, outside of prayer times. The wooden church in the Dahar district, where everyday Egyptian life still prevails, is also worth visiting.
If you want to stretch your legs after a sunny day by the sea and after a delicious dinner, various promenades in Hurghada offer just the right ambiance.
The marina, with a view of the marina, offers an extraordinary selection of good restaurants and bars where you can end the evening with your loved ones.
Or are you looking for unique souvenirs for those who stayed at home and would you like to soak up a little Egyptian flair? Then you are definitely in the right place on Sherry Straße.
The longest promenade in Hurghada, which runs along with numerous hotels, is the Mamsha. With its numerous shops and localities, this passage invites you to stroll and linger.
From Hurghada, you can also easily visit the nearby islands in the Red Sea. You shouldn’t miss this experience. The sea with its infinitely beautiful shades of blue will cast a spell on you and never let go.
Do you love ancient Egyptian culture? As a starting point, Hurghada offers you many opportunities to visit the cultural monuments from the Pharaonic period like a day or multi-day excursion. In a few hours by car, you can easily reach the cities of Luxor and Aswan on the Nile on very well-developed roads. We recommend a combination trip as a cultural and beach holiday, an exclusive Nile cruise followed by a beach holiday in Hurghada.
You can also take a day trip to the impressive and historic capital of Egypt, Cairo, by domestic flight or by car for a day trip or more.