Malta Short Holidays

5Days/4nights from Euro 254
1Apr - 31Oct

Located in the geographical centre of the Mediterranean, the Maltese archipelago is and intersection of history. Once occupied by enigmatic Neolithic peoples with vestiges of mysterious structures, the islands have always attracted history buffs

Malta Holidays Independent Hotel Packages with Sightseeing

The Carthaginians, Phoenicians,  Arabs, French, Romans and British all left their marks on these small lands, but Malta owes the beauty of its towns, as well as much of its cultural influence, to the key role played by the heroic Knights of St. John in history. Enjoy this flexible stay all year round. Arrive on any day you wish. 

Holiday Includes:

  • 4 nights accommodation with daily breakfast (except Riviera Resort is all inclusive)
  • Round trip airport hotel transfer in Malta (if passenger is traveling alone add
    Euro 15 per person round trip)
  • Half day tour of the capital city, Valetta (Barracca Gardens, Grand Harbour, St. John's Cathedral including the world famous Caravaggio painting, Church Museum with its Flemish tapestries, Grand Master's Palace) - Mondays or Harbour cruise on Wednesdays
  • Half day tour to the medieval city of atmospheric Mdina ( walking tour of the city visiting the cathedral, Dingli cliffs, San Anton) - Tuesdays
  • Full day tour to the Island of Gozo ( Visit the temples of Ggantija, the citadel in Victoria, the bay of Xlendi and the Azur Window at Dwejra., free time for shopping)  - Thursdays or Saturdays
  • Taxes and service charges

*US$ rate varies depending the exchange rate

Price:

Per person in Euro ($ rate varies depending the exchange)

4 nights package*

Extra night*
double single triple double single triple

Deluxe
Hotel Radisson Blu Julians Resort Malta   St. Julians

1Apr-30Jun/1Oct-31Oct'13

466 610 462 79 115 78
1Jul-31Jul/1Sep-30Sep'13 518 658 490 92 127 85
1Aug-31Aug'13 542 682 510 98 133 90

First Class
Dolmen Resort Hotel (Standard room) St. Paul's Bay
1Apr-30Apr'13

274 358 266 31 52 29
1May-30Jun/1Oct-31Oct'13 302 390 294 38 60 36

1Jul-12Jul'13

322 406 316 43 64 39
13Jul-10Sep'13 386 470 366 59 80 54
10Sep-30Sep'13 334 418 322 39 57 36

Riviera Resort&Spa (standard inland room - suppl for seaview room all season all categories Euro 7 per person per night)
All Inclusive rate
15Mar-30Apr'13 (Easter supplement apply)

346 402 330 49 63 45
1May-21May/11Oct-31Oct'13 382 454 362 58 76 53
22May-21Jun/22Sep-13Oct'13 414 488 398 66 102 62
22Jun-15Jul/1Sep-21Sep'13 454 570 430 76 105 70
16Jul-31Jul/25Aug-31Aug'13 490 630 462 85 120 78
1Aug-24Aug'13 538 702 510 97 138 90

Standard
Plevna Hotel  Sliema
1Apr-30Jun'13

258 306 254 27 39 26

1Jul - 30Sep'13

294 334 286 43 54 40

**During Christmas, New Years, Easter and special fair periods surcharge may apply!

Tour descriptions and additional tours in Malta:
Price includes:
*Pick up from hotel, transportation, 
*Services of English speaking guide,
*Lunch during full day excursions, entrance fees, ferry crossings  

Valletta - Half Day tour - Euro 34 per person
Every Monday - Afternoon, during April, May and October)
(Morning, from June to September) Our guided tour through the bustling streets will first allow you to view the Barracca Gardens that command a breathtaking panorama of the Grand Harbour and then to St. Johns Co-Cathedral, adorned in riches that date back to the times of the Knights of Malta including the world famous Caravaggio painting that is on display in the Oratory of the Cathedral.  We also visit the Church Museum that is adorned with Flemish tapestries.  After we will also view from the outside the Grand Masters Palace and other buildings of historical importance. Lastly we stop at the Malta Experience, a multivision show that depicts Malta’s history throughout the ages.

Mdina - Half Day tour - Euro 26 per person
(Every Tuesday - Half day)
A half day tour to the old capital of Mdina. During our walk in the silent city, we visit the cathedral and the imposing bastions which allow us to admire a panorama of most of the island. Later we proceed to Dingli Cliffs. Finally we stop at the botanic gardens of San Anton.

Tuesday  Full Day Mdina Price EUR 49.00 per person (lunch included)
Todays excursion takes us to the central part of Malta that is dominated by the ancient citadel of Mdina. On passing through the narrow streets of Mdina, the Silent City, we will admire the imposing bastions that command a magnificent view of most of the island. On leaving Mdina, through the Greek Gate we stop at the catacombs before proceeding to the cliffs at Dingli. After lunch, visits to the botanic gardens of San Anton and the impressive dome of Mostas Parish Church are included besides the crafts centre at TaQali, where you are given time for shopping.

Gozo Experience- Full Day tour  Euro 58 per person
(
Every Thursday - Full day ) - lunch included
Tour to Malta’s sister island of Gozo. After a twenty-minute 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 the Azure Window at Dwejra, the citadel in Victoria, the bay of Xlendi, and the Gozo Heritage, where whilst walking amongst historical carved figures you will discover the fascinating stories of the Goddess Calypso; speculate about missing treasures and examine the elaborate sculptures which together with the sounds, smells and special lighting effects will take you back in time. Free time for shopping will also be given: Gozo is renowned for its woolen goods and handmade lace

Gozo - Full day on Saturdays  - lunch included - Euro 58 per person

Same as Gozo experience tour / but visits are different: Visit the temples of Ggantija, the citadel in Victoria, the bay of Xlendi and the Azur Window at Dwejra.

Three Cities - Half Day tour  31 Euros per person
(Every Wednesday - Half day / in August Saturdays as well)
Discover the historical area known as the three cities: Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua.A drive past Cospicua will bring us to Vittoriosa where we walk through the various narrow streets shaded by many historic buildings and churches. From the old quay we take a typical harbour fregatina for a tour of the famous harbour creeks. In Senglea we have a look from the beautiful vedette placed in the centre of the Grand Harbour .

Harbour Cruise - Half Day tour  31 Euros per person
(Every Wednesday  Half day)
On boarding our pleasure boat we sail to visit the natural ports of Marsamxett and the Grand Harbour whose natural creeks make this post one of the most beautiful in Europe . The views of the fortifications from the seaward side are unique and a treasure for photographers.

Gozo by Night - Evening tour 60  Euros per person
(Every Wednesday Evening, 4May-22Sep)
 Gozo with a difference; as seen during sunset when you can appreciate the serenity and natural beauty of Malta's sister island. Our guide will unveil the history about its first inhabitants when we stop at the megalithic temples of Ggantija. We then tour the ramparts of Victoria where you are surrounded by the colour of Gozos hilly countryside. As the day comes to an end we descend to Dwejra, famous for its hanging Azur Window. Here we capture the last rays of light as the sun disappears below the horizon. Dinner (included) is served in one of the island’s restaurants before we return to Malta towards midnight.

Friday Full Day Hagar Qim, Limestone Heritage and Local Lifestyle
Price Euro 54.00 per person

Excursion to the south of the island. We commence our tour with a visit to an insight of Maltese history. Bringing old and new together we enjoy an extensive feature within a modernized quarry that explains one of Maltas foremost trades of quarrying and stone decoration always using the limestone that gives its name to this spectacle called The Limestone Heritage. We proceed by a visit to the most complex and elaborated temples of Hagar Qim, Maltas foremost prehistoric site, which were excavated for the first time in 1839. These temples stand on a hilltop where one can admire the breathtaking view of the sea and the islet of Filfla. Leaving Hagar Qim we proceed to Wied Zurrieq where you can take a boat trip that will allow you to admire the Blue Grotto from closeby. (Boat fee is not included  weather permitting). After lunch, we tour past varied agricultural land and vineyards up to the idyllic fishing village of Marsaxlokk whose waterfront is lined with luzzus painted in traditional reds, blues and yellows that add colour to this peaceful bay once the site of landings by both the Turkish and French troops during Maltas heroic past. Time will be given to browse around the well known local market held daily in this village. Our day comes to an end when you will be guided through the cave of Ghar Dalam, one of the first habitats of these islands. (Lunch is included in the price of the tour).

 Selected days The Village Festa Price EUR 23 per person
June - September

Between June & September every village in Malta holds its main event of the year the village festa. It’s a mixture of folklore and religion and is held in honour of the patron saint of the village. This tour includes a guided explanation of the parish church which is especially decorated for this annual event. Then we offer you to match the climax of this festa, when the statue of the patron saint which has been carried in procession during the evening will be brought back to the church. The statue is accompanied by the village band while ariel fireworks are let off, thus bringing an end to the week-long festivities. The village streets are decorated with banners, fairy lights, and statues. This is also a good opportunity to meet and mix with the villagers celebrating the festa. Its an event not to be missed.


 

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