4. Malta: Maltese Islands & Valletta Private 5-Day Tour
Day 1: Malta, Arrival Arrive at Valletta airport. Private transfer to the Hotel. Check-in and Overnight. Day 2 : Valletta and Mdina Breakfast in Hotel. Departure for a full-day excursion to explore the two Maltese capitals during the centuries.. pick up at the Hotel's hall, accompanied by your private guide you will start to visit the capital city Valletta, during the tour, you will visit the St. John's Cathedral within the masterpieces of Caravaggio, the Barraca Gardens and the Grand Master's palace (from outside) which houses the Maltese Parliament. Stop then at a local cafe' downtown where try the traditional Maltese pastries, Pastizzi and Qassata. Free time for lunch and shopping. In the afternoon transfer to the center of the island to visit the charming walled city of Mdina the ancient capital of Malta under the Arab domination. The tour will include a stop at the St.Paul's Church ( entrance not included) and time for strolling and enjoying panoramic views from the Mdina's Belvedere. Transfer to the Hotel and Overnight Day 3: Tree Cities, Marsaxlokk, Blue Grotto, Dingli Cliffs The driver will wait for you outside the hotel to escort you by private car to the beautiful Cottonera Area, for a walking tour. Including a stop at the ancient cities of Senglea, Birgu, and Cospicua, then the tour proceeds to the fisherman's village of Marsaxlokk. The waterfront here is lined with traditional fishing boats known as ‘luzzus’ and is brightly painted in red, blue, and yellow adding vibrancy to this peaceful bay. Lunch in Marsaxlokk in a typical seafood restaurant. In the afternoon visit the Blue Grotto panoramic view, the impressive Dingli Cliffs, and the Megalithic Temples of Hagar Qim and Mnejidra. The tour concludes with a scenic coach ride back to the Hotel through the beautiful coastal road. Day 4: Gozo Island Private Tour Breakfast in Hotel. Pick up at the Hotel's hall,( 8:30 - 9:00 AM ) and transfer to Cirkewwa Ferry Terminal. Accompanied by a private English-speaking driver you will reach the Island of Gozo after a 20-minute ferry crossing. From the port of Mgarr, travel to the Ġgantija MegalithicTemples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the best-preserved Megalithic Temple in Malta. After that visit some of the main attractions, namely Ta' Pinu, Dwejra, and Ramla Bay. Then take a short break at the picturesque Xlendi Bay, where you will have some free time to stroll or try some delicious seafood at one of the many seafront restaurants. In the afternoon the tour goes to Victoria, exploring its charming narrow streets and markets before walking up to the Citadel of Gozo, a medieval fortress overlooking the entire island. Marvel at the stunning views of the countryside and the surrounding villages, before catching the ferry back to Malta. Transfer to the hotel and overnight Day 5: Departure Breakfast in Hotel. Check out. Transfer to the Airport. Possibility to extend your stay with extra nights in Malta.