Things to see and do - Aswan
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Aswan Travel guide
Aswan : Michelin's recommendations
Lying just outside Lower Nubia, Aswan is a city bursting with charm. The Nubian people are very welcoming, the air seems miraculously pure, and the sky is an azure blue. The sails of the feluccas floating on the Nile in between the enormous granite rocks and green islands stand out against the yellow sand of the desert. The splendid archaeological site of Philae looks out over Lake Nasser and the mysterious Nubian region. Egypt's southernmost city is an invitation to dream and relax, and offers a way of life far removed from the hustle and bustle of Cairo.
Tourist attractions Aswan : Things to see and do
A ride on a felucca, the sailing boat that epitomises the Nile, is a unique experience. Depending on the weather and the inspiration - being on a felucca is propitious to indolence and contemplation - you can choose between a short tour opposite Aswa..
Philae is first and foremost the site on which, according to legend, Isis chose to build her home. Following the goddess's cult, Nectanebo I (XXX Dynasty) and the Ptolemies built a temple (which was completed by the Romans). It was dismantled and rel..
This temple is laid out like a true religious city, entirely devoted to the cult of the goddess and giver of life. The interior courtyard, after the first pylon glorifying Ptolemy XII, leads to the mammisi, where the birth of Horus was celebrated. Af..
15 Corniche El Nile Street ET - Aswan
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Overlooking the Nile and the ancient Tombs of the Nobles, Nile Hotel Aswan is a short walk from the local Aswan Market. It features a bar and a restaurant. Wi-Fi is available for a fee. The air-conditioned rooms at Nile Hotel Aswan are simply furnis..
Abtal El Tahrir Street ET - ASWAN
Step into the legendary site where King Fouad once entertained and Agatha Christie sipped cocktails: the 5-star Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel. In the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile, opposite Elephantine Island, the majestic hotel si..
Gharb Soheil, West Bank ET - Aswan
Built as a traditional Nubian houses, this colourful guest house consists of three buildings offering a tree-framed terrace over the Nile River. The Anakato Nubian Houses are situated opposite the town of Aswan. The guest house offers an on-site con..
Leisure activities Aswan
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Fast track your journey and take the quick route to see the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel on an air tour from Aswan. With a qualified Egyptologist as your guide, this private tour provides the most personalized visit to Abu Simbel, in the shortes..
See the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel on a minibus tour from Aswan. With a qualified Egyptologist as your guide, you'll enjoy a personalized visit to Abu Simbel on this private tour. With its four rock-hewn pharaohs, you'll agree that the Great T..
Prices from : 47 €
Take a private tour to explore three of Aswan most popular and well known sites. Walk on the High Dam which separates Lake Nasser from the Nile, be astounded at the size of the Unfinished Obelisk, and enjoy the beauty of Philae Temple's island locati..