Its history lies in the pages of a thousand books enclosed in the world's most famous library, the library of Alexandria in Egypt, the crossroad of cultures.

Acclaimed a thousand times for its library and lighthouse, Alexandria has always been a crossroads of civilisations. Even today, the port of Alexandria welcomes the whole world into its cultural heritage. During the stop in Alexandria, Egypt, visit the site where the lighthouse once stood and don't forget to stroll along the entire scenic route. Visit the new library that proudly honours its illustrious ancestor. Check out this welcoming population that will have you trying a thousand recipes with beans and let yourself be seduced by the local pastries.

Not to be missed:

• The Fort Qaitbay

• Pompey's Pillar

• The Library of Alexandria