Why A Nile Cruise Is The Perfect Late Winter Getaway

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We’re finally out of January, and it seems as though longer days and warmer evenings will soon be within our grasp. But we’re not there yet, so if you’re thinking of getting some late winter sun, a Nile cruise is the perfect way to do so, without breaking the bank. Nile cruise holidays are an...
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The Nile uncovered – journey to Ancient Egypt

man made Egyptian building

Laying eyes on the vivid and exotic scenery that peppers the Nile shoreline is perhaps as magical as the Ancient Gods and mythical stories you’ll uncover as you embark on your Nile cruise. Traversing this picturesque body of water, that has acted historically as Egypt’s permanent lifeline, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you’ll never forget and...
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Quick fire guide to top Cairo restaurants

Egyptian city view from the sea

If you are visiting Cairo for a few days as part of your Nile cruise, there are a plethora of dining options available to you. In this blog, we take a look at some eateries which are certainly worth checking out in the Egyptian capital: Zitouni If you have worked up an appetite during your...
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3 must visit locations in Cairo for history lovers

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Egypt’s capital has quickly become a tourist haven in recent years. Cairo is an ever popular location due to its beautiful architecture, good weather and culture. Built in 939 AD, modern day Cairo has been a designated UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. One of the biggest draws of Cairo for many people is its...
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How to spend 12 hours in Cairo

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It’s been over 150 years since Egypt’s big, bold capital was given a Parisian makeover. Last year, heritage buildings were returned to their former glory to remind us exactly why Cairo was once called the Paris of the Middle East. With a wave of new galleries, restaurants and hotels opening to celebrate the anniversary, now’s...
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4 must-see attractions along the River Nile

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A Nile Cruise is the perfect way to experience the world’s longest river. Spanning 4,258 miles and passing through 11 different countries there are plenty of intriguing attractions to see and visit during your seven-night Nile cruise. From the busy market of Aswan to the breath-taking Giza Necropolis we’ve put together four must-see attractions and...
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7 facts you probably didn’t know about Egypt

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If you’re planning a river Nile cruise, you’re bound to be looking forward to visiting ancient tombs, enjoying the sunshine and taking in the beautiful scenery. At Classic Holidays we love everything Egyptian and are passionate about this amazing country. We’ve put together these interesting Egyptian facts so you can wow fellow travellers on your...
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Where and What to Eat in Cairo

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When you ask someone to list the first few things that come into their head about Egypt, it is unlikely that food will spring to mind. But that’s not to say Egypt has limited local delicacies available to try. Why not find out more about their cuisine by sampling something new? This can be explored...
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