Our tour guide will pick you up from Sokhna port, waiting by the cruise exit door holding a double sign Nile Dream / your name. After that, you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle about 130 km to The Monastery of Saint Antonio to visit the following ;
The Monastery of Saint Antonio Abad which is the oldest ever in Christianity and, on the other hand, is considered one of the holiest places of the Coptic church in Egypt. Its historical importance, as well as its architectural and, above all, pictorial richness, makes it a fundamental place for the study of Coptic culture and writing.
Pause for a lunch in a local restaurant after which you will be transferred to:
Monastery of Saint Pablo the Theban is from the IV century and is a magnificent example of Coptic architecture. Where the ancient cells are seen, the cave where the hermit lived, the water well, the paintings and icons, the enormous amount of relics of saints, the wheat mill and the press of the grapes – by the way you can get holy water and sacred oil that has miraculous power. After this trip, you will be transferred to your hotel
After the tour, you go back to your cruise ship in Sokhna
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