Cheap Flights to Rosetta

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How much do things cost in Rosetta?
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff $0.03
Rice (white) $0.71
Pack of cigarettes $2.24
Eggs (12) $1.50
Imported beer at restaurant $2.10
Monthly Pass (local transport) $9.79
Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre $123.10
Tomato (1kg) $0.49
Potato (1kg) $0.53
* All price are converted to USD

About Rosetta

Rosetta was once known as the town of Rashid, a popular British destination during the 15th century. The current name Rosetta was in reference to Rosetta stone that was rediscovered by a French soldier during the French expedition in Egypt.

Rosetta is a port town and roaming around the port you can see several beautiful pea green boats docked on its harbor. These beautiful pieces add to the port's beauty and charms. Walking further to the middle of the town, you can see two historical cannons guarding an identical copy of the Rosetta Stone. On both sides of the town are rows of beautiful Ottoman mansions, old houses with large portals that are decorated by big headed nails and separating them are citrus groves and Date Palm trees. Cleanliness is the dominating characteristic of its surrounding.

Rosetta also play host to those who has been fascinated by Egyptian history and culture. There is an open museum displaying houses with brown, well-trimmed and pointed mud bricks and drinking fountains for passers-by known as sabeel.

The town is only 65 kilometers east of Alexandria and El Nouzha, a public airport in Alexandria serves cheap flights to Rosetta. However you can reach Rosetta by a cruise tour that starts from Alexandria then to Rosetta Open Museum and to The Nile Mouth enjoying the Nile River and fellucca ride of the Nile. From Alexandria, you can take the air-conditioned bus or van to escape the heat and travel in comfort. However if you have booked on a cruise tour, private pick-up vehicles are provided.

There are several luxury type hotels in Rosetta. There are also inns and budget hotels catering to backpackers and travelers with limited budget. However there are Egyptian tour agencies that give hotels recommendation to their clients in order to maximize their discounts while availing cheap flights to Rosetta. Most of these hotels are 3 or 4 stars with restaurants and air conditioned rooms.

Rosetta is a unique town. It is an ancient town with history of beauty and charm. It is a beautiful town then and even more beautiful today.

Information about travelling to Rosetta

  • Currency exchange rate
    $1.00(EGP) = $0.04(USD)

Airports near Rosetta

Cairo International Airport (Cairo)