Experience FIVE DIFFERENT UNIQUE EVENING DINNERS
* Roof Top restaurant with the Panoramic Views of Valetta Fortress
* Dinner at the Marina / Promanade looking at the small colorful boats.
* Gala dinner with Extravaganza Folk Show
* BBQ on the Beach, with beautiful SUNSET
* much more
- Valleta - Malta Experience Show
- Mdina-Mosta Done-San Anton-Crafts Village- Rabat
- Gardjola Gardens - Birgu - Traditional Boat Trip
- Gozo - Island Tour
- Blue Groto - Local Villages- Marsaxlokk - Hagar Qim - Ghar Dalam
Day 1: Our guided tour of Valetta starts with a visit to the Barraka Gardens, here you can enjoy breathtaking views overlooking the magnificent Grand Harbour and the Three Cities. The tour also includes a walk through the bustling Republic street, our guide pointing our prominent buildings en-route. A tour of St. John's Co. Cathedral, historically one of the most important buildings in Malta and which is adorned in riches dating back to the era of the Knights of St. John is a highlight or this tour. Here you can also admire the magnificent Caravaggio painting "The Beheading of St. John", after our tour of the cathedral you will also have to time to visit the church museum, a main feature are the numerous Flemish tapestries. Our tour ends at the Malta Experience, a superb 45-minute show illustrating the history of the Maltese Islands - from Neolithic to modern times. The show is displayed on a giant screen by means of state of the art visual and audio effects. Dinner a the Hotel.
Day 2: Today's tour takes us to the central part of Malta that is dominated by the ancient medieval city of Mdina. Our walking tour takes through a maze of magnificent architecture in an old world setting, evidence that this magnificent city is also known as the 'silent city'. From the high bastion walls you can admire views of most of the island. Close to Mdina is the Roman town of Rabat, here we will visit the catacombs before proceeding to the remote Westside of the island visiting the spectacular cliffs of Dingli. Enjoy lunch on a cliff with breathtaking views. To end the day we include the Crafts Village. Here you can admire the local glassblowers, filigree, pottery and variety of other local crafts with time for some shopping. Exciting dinner.
Day 3: This half day tour visits the oldest part of the Grand Harbour. We first visit the Gardjola Gardens, here you can admire the magnificent view of the Vedette (watch tower used by the Knights). We continue with the tour of this area next Birgu. Birgu is the oldest city of the Grand Harbour. In 1530 the Knights of St. John first settled in this area, and we will give you an insight to an era dominated by the Knights of St. John.
Our walking tour will take us to the heart of the city, the narrow streets, and quaint alleys known as the 'collachio', an area of old Palazo's which were the original Auberge's occupied by the Knights. We finish this tour with a trip around the harbour on a traditional Dghajsa (type of gondola). This is the end of our tour and we make our way back to the hotel.
Day 4: Our tour start with a short 25 minute ferry crossing which passes the small and pretty island of Comino. On arrival at the picturesque Mgarr harbour, you will notice how much greener it is on Gozo. Even though so close to the larger island of Malta, the smaller island has many different characteristics. Included on our tour is a variety of scenic routes and interesting sights. We include stops at the Inland Sea and Azure Window at Dwejra, Victoria, and the imposing Citadel. The beautiful seaside village of Xlendi Bay and the oldest free standing temples in the world, known as Ggantija Temples, these temples date back circa. 3500 to 400 BC.
A local lunch and some time for shopping for local hand made lace and woolen goods, both very popular buys on the island. Throughout the day you will also see some of Gozo's typical old villages where the pace of life is typical of Mediterranean lifestyle of years gone by.
Day 5: Our tour will take us to an unspoiled local villages in the southern part of the island, you will be guided through the narrow winding streets that lead to the village piazza - a typical scene of Malta's old towns and villages. We will then proceed to the beautiful Wied iz-Zurrieq for a visit to the Blue Grotto. This picturesque grotto and is neighboring system of sea caverns mirrors the brilliant phosphorescent colors of underwater flora. Boat trips, which take around 25 minutes allow you to explore these grottoes and sea caverns along this stretch of coast. The boat trip is not included in the overall price as it operates subject to weather conditions. We will then proceed to the rural area and the unique Hagar Qim Temple. Hagar Qim has the largest and heaviest megaliths out of all the temple sites around the Maltese Islands, some slabs weighing a staggering 20 tons. In the afternoon after lunch we thne visit the pretty village of Marsaxlokk on the south coast of the island. Marsaxlokk is characterized by low lying buildings and the colorful traditional fishing boats knows as the "luzzu."
You will have some free time to browse around the small market which lines the seafront.
Day 6: All day at leaisure. Leave at 3pm for Airport.
(Itinerary can change due to different circumstances.)
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