Today’s guided excursion takes us to the central part of Malta, dominated by the medieval fortified city of Mdina, Malta’s former capital city. The narrow, winding streets, dating back to medieval times, lead to the imposing bastions, commanding a magnificent panorama of the island. On the way there, you will discover different styles of architecture, including Siculo-Norman palaces and other baroque buildings of great historical importance. Time stands still in this ‘Silent City’ which is a film-maker’s paradise.Leaving Mdina through Greeks’ Gate, we stop at the early Christian catacombs in Rabat before proceeding to the cliffs at Dingli. After lunch we will visit the San Anton botanical gardens situated near the Presidential Palace, which you will be able to admire from outside. We shall also spend time at the crafts centre at Ta’ Qali. At the end of the tour, allow us to astound you with Mosta’s majestic dome, one of Europe’s largest.
With just one day to take in the highlights of Malta, a private island tour means you can maximize your time. Explore the UNESCO-listed Old Town of Valletta, cruise around the Blue Grotto, admire views of the Golden Bay and Dingli Cliffs, and stop in the towns of Rabat and Mdina.
Set sail for the island of Gozo on this private full-day tour from Malta and enjoy the undivided attention of your private guide. Visit island landmarks such as the Ggantija temple, Calypso cave, and the Citadel of Victoria; stroll around the scenic Salt Pans of Gozo; and tuck into a typical Maltese lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant.
A bespoke private tours service with 30 years of knowledge in the tourism industry! Malta Shoreline Excursions is dedicated in delivering a memorable private tour experience. Our guides are passionate and view their work as a vocation rather than just a job.Visit some of the most prominent sites in Valletta, Malta's capital city. Your personal guide will cater to your needs and interests while providing you with an in depth understanding of Malta's culture, history and way of life.
Step into Malta’s Second World War history on a full-day tour of wartime sites in Vittoriosa and Valletta. Explore fortifications and a maze of air raid shelters, see a former British military base, and take in artifacts from the era in the National War Museum. Along the way you'll find out how the British came to Malta, and why Rommel believed that Malta was the key to controlling North Africa. This full-day wartime Malta tour includes all entrance fees, with pickup and drop-off at selected hotels.
Discover the Grand Harbour area opposite Valletta known as the Three Cities – Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea, where the Knights of St. John first settled in 1530. Driving past Cospicua we reach Vittoriosa for a guided walking tour through the narrow streets in the shade of historic buildings, including the first auberges of the various langues of the Order. At the Vittoriosa waterfront we take a typical harbour boat (dghajsa) for a tour of the colourful harbour creeks.From the Senglea Garden, situated at the tip of the peninsula, enjoy a stunning 360° view of the Grand Harbour, including the impressive Fort Sant Angelo from where Grand Master La Valette led the defence of the island during the Great Siege of 1565.
This half day guided tour will start with a tour of Malta’s medieval city of Mdina, Malta’s former capital. The narrow, winding streets, dating back to the Arab period, lead to the imposing bastions, commanding a panoramic view of the islands. On the way there, you will discover different styles of architecture, including the medieval Siculo-Norman palaces, and other baroque buildings of great historical importance. Time stands still in this ‘Silent City’ which is a film-maker’s paradise.Leaving Mdina through Greek’s Gate, we proceed to the cliffs at Dingli. The tour ends with a visit to the San Anton botanical gardens situated near the Presidential Palace, which you will be able to admire from outside.
Our guided walking tour through the vibrant streets of Valletta will allow you to discover the beauty and charm of the fortified city built by the Knights in 1566. The Order of St. John ruled over the islands for 268 years and left a unique cultural legacy of which Valletta is the prime example. We first enjoy a breathtaking view of the Grand Harbour from the Upper Barracca Gardens. Then we visit St. John’s Co-Cathedral, including the Caravaggio masterpieces in the Oratory, the Flemish tapestries and the church museum. The Co-Cathedral houses one of the most beautiful marble inlaid floors in the world.Going down Republic Street you will walk past the Grand Masters’ Palace and the recently restored St. George’s Square before watching the Malta Experience, an audiovisual show where Malta’s history throughout the centuries is brought back to life.
Popeye Village has grown from its days as a Film Set of the 1980 Musical Production “Popeye” into a unique fun-filled day for all families. You will be greeted by Popeye and his famous friends who will entertain you during the day by their diverse activities. Visitors can enjoy a once in a lifetime filming experience with the animation crew where you can become a movie star for a day. Other attractions include: Santa’s toy town , boat ride, water trampolines, sun-bathing decks. Your children can also have fun in Malta’s largest jump around. Do not miss spending a fun-packed day at this original film set. Return transfer from Popeye Village at 16:00hrs. Lunch not included and this excursion is not guided.
After a short twenty-minute ferry crossing you will reach Mgarr harbour, which immediately sets the pace to Gozo’s unique atmosphere. Your guide will lead you around the Megalithic temples of Ggantija, the oldest free-standing monuments in the world, pre-dating the Pyramids of Egypt. This will be followed by visits to the medieval citadel in Victoria, the fjord-like bay at Xlendi and Dwejra. Gozo is well known for its crafts, particularly handmade lace and knitted garments. Visitors cannot fail to be impressed by the island’s lush countryside, its serene atmosphere and how different it is from the larger island of Malta.
This is a very special guided tour, combining Malta’s foremost aristocratic palace with 400-year-old wine cellars where Malta’s premium wines are allowed to mature. Palazzo Parisio has been justly described as ‘a miniature Versailles’.Its intricate interiors contain fine frescoes, magnificent marble works, mirrored walls, tromp l’oeil, rare paintings and extravagant gilding. The beautiful landscaped gardens, acclaimed as being among the finest in Europe, reflect the splendour of this gracious home. After the opulence of the palazzo, one of Malta’s leading wineries welcomes you to its cellars where you will be given a detailed explanation of local wine making and invited to sample a selection of wines and local savouries.
Drive around the fortifications of Valletta, which are beautifully lit at night, and stop at the Valletta Waterfront in Grand Harbour. Built during the time of Grand Master Pinto, this area comes alive at night, attracting Maltese and tourists alike to its many bars and restaurants. Some free time will be given.Discover Rabat in the centre of the island and walk along its narrow winding streets before reaching Mdina, Malta’s Silent old Capital City – at night a mysterious city which looks so different from what it looks like during the day. A city of palaces and churches, once only inhabited by noblemen, its history goes back to the times of the Phoenicians, the Romans, the Normans, and the Knights of St John. From the ramparts of Mdina you will be able to see practically half the island sparkling in front of you.
Discover the history and tradition of Central Malta on this day tour. First stop of the day, Mosta Basilica. Built in 1860,the interior of the church is quite impressive with its circular shape and clear interior. The dome is the fourth largest in the world. Second stop, the Mdina Glass Blowing Factory where you will have the opportunity to watch local artisans making glassware. Hop back on board you coach, pass by the crafts village of Ta' Qali and head to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hagar Qim. Explore the temple of Hagar Qim (c. 3600 - 3200 BC) that stands on a hilltop overlooking the sea and the islet of Filfla. Enjoy your lunch before you head for a tour of Mdina old town.
We shall visit famous places around Malta. Driver collects passengers from all hotels around Malta at 9.00am with a 8hr to 10hr full day tour, places include Tarxien Temples, Limestone Heritage , Mosta Dome, Ta qali craft village, Marsaxlokk fisherman Village, Dingli Cliffs, Catacombs Rabat & famous ancient city Mdina!
Malta’s Megalithic Temples are among the oldest in the world, dating back as early as 3600 BC and protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site. This half-day tour from Valletta visits three of the island’s most important archeological sites—the Temples of Tarxien, Ghar Dalam or the ‘Cave of Darkness’, and the Ġgantija temples of Hagar Qim.
Discover Malta highlights on a half-day, private tour that’s entirely tailored to your interests, whether you’re searching for hidden sea caves and beaches, checking out historic Valletta, or taking in the ancient streets of Mdina. Choosing a customizable tour means you can make the most of limited time in Malta, exploring the island in the comfort of a private, climate-controlled vehicle.
Discover the Maltese capital of Valletta, the ‘City of the Knights’, on a 3.5-hour walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage city. Visit the the magnificent St John’s Co-Cathedral, see the Grand Master's Palace, and admire views of the Grand Harbor from the Upper Barrakka Gardens.
Discover the best of Malta during this comprehensive tour of the island. Explore the small village of Mellieha, roam the silent city of Mdina, discover the history of Malta in the capital of Valetta, admire the natural landmark of the Blue Grotto, and much more. This tour is ideal for those who would like to see as much of the island as possible but are short on time.
Customised private tours are suitable for guests who have little time available but still wish to catch a glimpse of Malta’s history and culture. Please note that the prices include a licensed guide in the language of your choice and a chauffeur-driven air-conditioned luxury car or a larger vehicle if you are 3 or more persons. Lunch and ferry tickets (where applicable) are not included in the price. Should guests wish to visit museums, kindly note that entrance tickets must be bought directly during the tour.
Customised private shore excursions are suitable for cruise ship guests who have little time available but still wish to catch a glimpse of Malta’s history and culture. Please note that the prices include a licensed guide in the language of your choice and a chauffeur-driven air-conditioned luxury car or a larger vehicle if you are 3 or more persons. Lunch and ferry tickets (where applicable) are not included in the price. Should guests wish to visit museums, kindly note that entrance tickets must be bought directly during the tour.
Seize the day and book an unforgettable trip around Malta for your party! This excursion will give you a personal insight into what people have found fascinating about Malta for thousands of years. Hopefully, it will give you a thirst to discover more - ask your guide about returning to places of interest or visiting our sister Island Gozo and even a private boat charter.
This tour comes for not more than 4 persons. Mosta Dome is one of the biggest church in Malta, its even bigger than St Pauls in London. Mdina glass is the leading maltese glass maker will be visiting the shop and also the factory where they blow the glass. Crystal Palace in Rabat 'town in the northern' is a shop where you can taste our traditional Maltese pastizzi (small, flacky pastry puffs filled with mushy peas, or ricotta cheese or even chicken) you can also enjoy a nice cup of tea or coffee. Last stop maltas oldest city Mdina. Mdina is also known by its title Citta Vecchia or Citta Notabile. In Mdina you will find several barque features and even several types of restaurants where you can have a lovely lunch (your expence), one of them named Fontanella tea garden wich has amazing view and good pasta, also famous for its desserts and coffees. Hope you enjoy your tour.
Tour to Malta’s sister island of Gozo. After a twenty-minute ferry crossing , on setting foot in Gozo you will notice that although both islands are similar in history and development Gozo has a character entirely of its own. Gozo, which is a three hilled island, is greener and more picturesque than Malta. During this excursion, we visit Dwejra, the citadel in Victoria, the bay of Xlendi, and we also stop at a spectacular cultural experience depicting Gozo’s long and colourful history. Free time for shopping will also be given – Gozo is renowned for its woollen goods and handmade lace.
The idyllic fishing village of Marsaxlokk with its colourful luzzus and unique character make the unrivalled setting for the local market. This is the perfect place to spend a Sunday morning, where you can rub your shoulders with the locals as you browse through the various stalls. We continue our tour with a visit to the Blue Grotto (weather permitting – boat price not included) and the nearby caves. Admire the whole expanse of the blue Mediterranean and the islet of Filfla.Later our guide will help you explore one of Malta’s unspoilt villages. From the main square, the hub of the village with its parish church and band club, you will be led through a maze of winding narrow streets that all have a story to be told.