Tour Valletta & Mdina - The Capital Cities of Malta
Majestic Valletta - Half day
Our guided tour will take you to the lively streets of our capital city of Valletta for the beautiful Majestic Valletta tour. Our first stop will be the Barracca Gardens which are built atop the defensive bastions that surround this majestic city. These gardens, built by the Knights of St.John, command breathtaking views of the Grand Harbour and the fortified Three Cities. The Majestic Valletta Tour continues with a visit to St John`s Co-Cathedral that brimms in riches with its contrasting decorated interior and also holds an impressive display of Baroque art, including the acclaimed Caravaggio painting that is on display in the Oratory of this opulent Cathedral. We also visit the Church Museum which has on display beautiful Flemish tapestries. We then proceed with an interesting walk where we can appreciate the capital`s buildings of historical importance including the Grand Master`s Palace. Our final stop will be at the famed Malta Experience, a multivision show that gives a pictorial depiction of Malta`s history through the ages since the earliest settlements dating back to pre-historic times.
Excursion dates: from 1st January to 31st August 2018 the excursion will take place every Monday and Wednesday.
Price adult: 38 euros / Price child (age 4-12): 16 euros
Medieval Mdina - Half day (morning)
The Medieval Mdina Tour walks the streets of this medieval town today known as the "silent city" whilst your guide unravels its rich history. Be shown its secretive narrow winding streets to discover its dwarfed doorways, till you reach the city's bastions from where a stunning almost 360 degrees panoramic view of the island can be seen. The Medieval Mdina Tour continues with a visit to the Dingli cliffs, known as the highest cliffs on the island. From here you can look out to the island of Filfla. Our final stop will be to the botanic gardens of San Anton, these originally being walled gardens for a palace which once served as a leisure residence for the Grand Master. A truly relaxing half day excursion in and around the old capital of Malta.
Excursion dates: from 1st January to 31st December 2018 the excursion will take place every Tuesday morning.
Price adult: 26 euros / Price child (age 4-12): 9 euros
Medieval Highlights - Full day
Today's excursion takes us to the central part of Malta that is dominated by the ancient citadel of Mdina, once the Island`s capital city and steeped in history. Join us as we navigate through the narrow streets and mysterious alleyways of Mdina, also known as the "silent city", that lead us to the awe-inspiring bastions from which we can take in an almost 360 degree panoramic view of the island. We leave Mdina through the Greek Gate and proceed to the catacombs followed by a drive to the south west of the island to Dingli cliffs which offer us breathtaking views of the open sea and the tiny island of Filfla. After a lovely lunch, the Medieval Highlighlts Tour continues with a visit to the botanic gardens of San Anton, home to some of the island`s rarest plants and trees and now home of the President of the Republic. Next we visit Mosta and its impressive dome, one of the largest standing unsupported domes in Europe. Our last stop of the Medieval Highlighlts Tour will be to the crafts centre at Ta` Qali where we can see glass blowing, pottery and filigree all at first hand and where we have ample time for shopping for souvenirs. A complete excursion capturing the central highlights of Malta.
Excursion dates: from 1st January to 31st December 2018 the excursion will take place every Tuesday and Friday.
Price adult: 49 euros / Price child (age 4-12): 21 euros