Get acquainted with Malta on this comprehensive, full-day tour around the island. With a guide to accompany you, you’ll visit some of Malta’s most impressive architectural treasures. See the Mosta Dome, watch local craftspeople at work in Ta Qali Crafts Village, visit St Paul's Grotto and take a walking tour of Mdina’s medieval ramparts. You’ll also enjoy free time at San Anton Botanical Garden and Wignacourt Museum, and savor a 3-course lunch with wine at a typical Maltese restaurant.


  • Full-day tour of Malta including Mosta Dome, Ta Qali Crafts Village and Mdina
  • Visit Mosta Church and gaze in awe at Mosta Dome, one of the world’s largest unsupported domes
  • Spend free time in San Anton Botanical Garden
  • Watch local craftspeople blowing glass and making jewelry at Ta Qali Crafts Village
  • Relax in a restaurant at Ta Qali Crafts Village and enjoy a 3-course lunch with wine
  • Explore St Paul’s Grotto and Wignacourt Museum in Rabat, and then see the sights of Mdina on a walking tour

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The great thing about this tour is that everything is included, meaning you won’t get any extra surprises on the day! Transport, lunch, wine and all entrance fees are covered, along with the comprehensive tour of the island.

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What You Can Expect

Malta Sightseeing Tour: Mdina, Mosta Dome and Ta Qali Crafts Village

See the historical highlights of Mdina on a walking tour!

Begin with a pickup from your Malta hotel, and then set off by climate-controlled minibus to explore the pretty archipelago.
Travel first to the small town of Mosta, where you’ll visit Mosta Church, an impressive place of worship whose dome is said to be among the largest in the world.

Continue to nearby San Anton Botanical Garden. Here, make the most of free time to explore at your own pace. Wander along the garden’s shaded paths and admire the luscious flora and ornamental fountains that are dotted around.

Next, make for Ta Qali Crafts Village, a hamlet constructed on the site of a World War II airbase. See the Nissen huts that were once used as air-raid shelters and head inside three of the shops and studios to see the craftspeople at work.

Break for a 3-course lunch with wine at a traditional Maltese restaurant before continuing to Rabat. Visit St Paul’s Grotto and listen to stories of the legendary magical stone inside the cave. Then, enjoy an independent visit to the Wignacourt Museum whose collection includes artifacts, paintings and Christian catacombs that dates to the 4th centry.

Make your final stop in medieval Mdina. Take a short walking tour along the walled city’s ramparts and revel in breathtaking views of Malta and the Grand Harbour. Your tour concludes with a drop-off at your hotel.

Customer Reviews

Sofia B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Wonderful experience. Great guide and the tour was well organized.

Jean Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Found this tour fascinating. Saw lots of the sights...enjoyed company of other travellers. Excellent knowledgable guide. I would do this tour again even!

Milena Simeonov S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Very interesting.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

This was a great way to be introduced to the culture and people of Malta. Anthony was extremely knowledgeable about every place we visited. The pace of the tour was excellent. It was truly a full day tour. The lunch was delicious. I had a great time.

John W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Mirabel was our guide and she was both full of information and wonderful. The stops that try to get to spend more money could be eliminated, seems like all tours anymore take up a lot of time with these.

Kissore K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Excellent arrangements, Exemplary Guide and driver, Met customer expectations at highest levels. Thank you

Carol B

4 star rating: Recommended April 2016

At the start we were transferred by bus to the starting point, but there was no communication, so did not know what was happening or where we were going. The gardens were beautiful and a real pleasure to see, the guide was very informative and knowledgeable. Medina was very interesting and again we learnt about the history and had lots of opportunities to look round. The domed church was amazing, but we only had 30 minutes to look round which was a shame. Again my main criticism is the meal included in this tour, it was rushed, we were cramped and the quality of the food was dire, it was such a disappointment as it sounds good in the tour information.

Marshall L

4 star rating: Recommended March 2016

I thought the tour was good and I do recommend it. However, I would like to see more time spent in Mdina and the tour guide give more information about the city.

Fred G

4 star rating: Recommended January 2016

A good overview of the sights. Ta Qali Village is so-so. Mosta Dome, Mdina, and Grotto were great. Wish there was more time to visit some of the sights but traffic seems to slow things down. Lunch was nothing special. Our guide was very informative and engaging. Would recommend the tour just to learn some history and figure out where you might want to return to.

Brian B

4 star rating: Recommended April 2015

Great day out

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