Discover of three of Malta's top attractions on this half-day tour. Enjoy a guided visit to the famous Church of St. Mary in Mosta, browse local handicrafts in the village of Ta' Qali, and explore the ancient city of Mdina.
What to Expect
Visit three of Malta's most distinct attractions on this half-day tour in the heart of the island.
Explore the town of Mosta and stop in at the Church of St. Mary, which features one of the largest domes in the world. On April 9, 1942 a German bomb pierced the dome and fell among a congregation of more than 300 people, but did not explode. The event has become legendary, with many regarding it as a miracle. A replica of the bomb can be seen in the church's sacristy.
Then visit the nearby village of Ta'Qali, where a former British military outpost has been converted into handicraft workshops. Here you can watch local artisans at work blowing elaborate glass art pieces, intricately assembling silver filigree jewelery, and carving local limestone.
Finish with a visit to Mdina, Malta's ancient capital and one of the world's best medieval fortifications. Admire panoramic views of the entire Maltese landscape, and visit St. Paul's Cathedral ̶ built on the site where governor Publius was reported to have met St. Paul following his shipwreck off the Maltese coast.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
- Services of an expert local guide
- Entrance to St. Paul's Cathedral
What's Not Included
- Optional activity costs
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
When entering the cathedral, you are requested to cover your arms and not to wear shorts or skirts that are too short.