Explore the wonders of Malta on this incredible tour, which takes you from the capital, Valletta, to the historically rich towns of Vittoriosa, Mdina and Gozo. Start dreaming of a picturesque harbour, cheese and wine tastings and plenty of time to visit the hidden coves and beaches of this charming archipelago.
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Day 1: St Julian’s – Valletta – St Julian’s
A guided tour through Malta’s bustling capital will help you to find your bearings and get acquainted with this picturesque city today. With a visit to the Upper Barracca Gardens and St John’s Co-Cathedral, you won’t be short of entertainment today. For lunch, we’ll roll up our sleeves for a pizza making class on the waterfront before sitting down to enjoy our creations. Afterwards, we’ll return to the hotel, where the evening is yours to explore.
Day 2: St Julian’s – Vittoriosa – Senglea – Sliema – St Julian’s
Shifting our focus back in time, today we’ll look towards the iconic cities of Vittoriosa and Senglea. With time to visit the Senglea Gardens and a stop at the quaint fishing village of Marsaxlokk, today will be full of visual rewards. After an eventful morning, we’ll take time to relax on a harbour cruise around the natural ports – a treasure trove for photographers.
Day 3: St Julian’s – Mosta – Rabat – Mdina – St Julian’s
Today we’ll begin with a visit to the stunning Mosta Church and a short photo stop at the Dingli Cliffs before we move on to the Buskett Gardens. Next, we have a guided tour through Malta’s old capital, Mdina, also known as the silent city. On the menu for this afternoon: an indulgent wine tasting accompanied by local cheese and biscuits at the Meridiana Wine Estate. Tonight, we’ll gather for dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 4: St Julian’s – Qrendi – Ċirkewwa – Xaghra
Today the road will carry us to the Ħaġar Qim temples. We’ll then drive through the village of Birżebbuġa towards the Blue Grotto, where an included short boat trip awaits. Afterwards, we’ll travel to the ferry point at Ċirkewwa via a photo stop at Popeye’s Village, then take a short speedboat transfer to Gozo. Later today, we’ll proceed to the ‘Dreams of Horses Farm’, where we’ll have the opportunity to interact with the beautiful animals.
Day 5: Xaghra – Għarb – Victoria – Xaghra
Today we’ll visit the Megalithic Temples of Ġgantija, followed by the Old Citadel in Victoria. Next, there’s a local treat in store this afternoon as we visit the Ta’ Rikardu Farm for a hands-on cheesemaking experience. Later, we’ll make our way back to our hotel via a photo stop at Sannat.
Day 6: Xagħra – San Lawrence – Marsalforn – Xagħra
As we near the end of our journey, we still have a handful of sights to be explored – and today will not disappoint. First, we’ll take a stroll to Fungus Rock and continue on to the Saltpans of Xwejni Bay. We’ll then try out local ftira at the famous Mekren Bakery while looking over Ramla Bay. Our last night together includes dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 7: Xaghra – St Julian’s
After one last breakfast together, we’ll catch a ferry to Malta and transfer back to our hotel, where the tour ends.
|2019 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|May: 06, 27||$4,099.00||$4,798.00|
|June: 03, 17||$4,099.00||$4,798.00|
|September: 09, 16, 23||$4,099.00||$4,798.00|
|Meals:||6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners|
|Transport:||Premium mini-coach transportation|
|Accommodation:||6 nights in boutique accommodation|
|Guide:||Experienced Back-Roads Driver and Tour Leader|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.