Tours

1. Valletta (Half-day Tour)
Valletta, the capital city of Malta, was founded by the French Grand Master Jean Parisot de la Valette in 1566. From the Upper Barrakka Gardens you can enjoy superb views of the Grand harbour with its natural creeks and the fortified cities of Senglea, Vittoriosa and Cospicua. Passing by Palazzo Pariso where Napoleon Bonaparte spent seven days in 1798, we arrive at St. John’s co-Cathedral – a masterpiece of Baroque and Rococo architecture. The Grand Master’s Palace, nowadays the Official Residence of the President of the Republic is famous for the Gobelin, Tapestries and the Armoury

Valletta

2. Mosta / Mdina / Dingli (Half-day Tour)
We shall visit the church of Mosta with its third largest dome in Europe. During the Second World War, a bomb pierced the dome without exploding. The old Capital City Mdina is known as the Silent City. It houses St. Paul’s Cathedral, which was designed by the Maltese architect Lorenzo Gafa’ in 1697. We walk along the narrow streets passing by palaces, churches, a Norman House, the ramparts area and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Rabat is the suburb of Mdina where we shall visit St. Paul’s Church, Grotto and Catacombs. The Dingli Cliffs are 250 metres above sea level and are also famous for the cart-ruts.

Mdina

3. Archaeological Sites / Marsaxlokk (Half-day Tour)
The Tarxien Temples were excavated in 1918 by the Maltese archaeologist Sir Temi Zammit. The site consists of four temples built next to each other and contains the famous statue of the Goddess of Fertility. Our tour takes us to Birzebbuga which is known for its Freeport – a container terminal. Here we shall visit the Ghar Dalam Cave (Darkness Cave) which contains quaternary deposits of animal bones such as the dwarf elephant, hippopotamus, fox, bear, and deer. In Marsaxlokk, which is a typical fishing village, you can take photos of fishermen mending their fishing nets.

Tarxien Temple

4. Gozo (Full-day Tour)
Departure from the hotel to Cirkewwa Harbour to embark the Ferryboat for Gozo – the Sister Island. The trip takes 25 Minutes. We shall visit the Ggantija Temples, an archaeological site, being 1000 years older then the pyramids of Egypt. From Calypso Cave, you can enjoy superb views of Ramla l-Hamra (Red Sandy Beach). The Citadel in Victoria (Capital City of Gozo) is situated on a high hill and it is surrounded with fortifications. Our tour takes us to Dwejra, known for the Azure Window and the Inland Sea. Lunch at Xlendi, a picturesque fishing village.

Dwejra

5. Crafts Village / Blue Grotto / San Anton Gardens (Half-day Tour)
We shall visit the glassblowers, pottery and silver filigree works at the Crafts Village where you have free time for shopping. We continue our tour to the Blue Grotto, famous for its underwater flora and crystal blue sea. (Weather permitting boat trip to the Blue Grotto and nearby sea caves extra). Going through Attard, we shall visit the San Anton Gardens, nowadays the private residence of the President of the Republic.

Blue Grotto

N.B. All tours start and end at the hotel. All entrance tickets to museums, archaeological sites, churches, cathedrals, ferryboat ticket to Gozo are included. Children 2-12 years – 50% discount.

Tours can be booked separately or as a package.

Reservations:
You can either phone, send an email or fax, including the proposed dates, for a quotation of the tours.

Specialised Tours:
Wine-Tasting, Eco-Tourism, Walking tours, Jeep Safaris, Boat Trips around Malta, Cycling Tours, Harbour Cruises and Diving are available on request.