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Mdina, Rabat, Dingli cliffs, San Anton gardens, Ta' Qali & Mosta guided tourDay Trips

Mdina, Rabat, Dingli cliffs, San Anton gardens, Ta' Qali & Mosta guided tour

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Half-Day Malta Megalithic Temples Tour: Tarxien, Ghar Dalam, Hagar QimHalf-day Tours

Half-Day Malta Megalithic Temples Tour: Tarxien, Ghar Dalam, Hagar Qim

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Gozo and Ggantija Temples Full-Day Excursion from MaltaDay Trips

Gozo and Ggantija Temples Full-Day Excursion from Malta

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The island of Gozo is renowned for its ancient ruins and picturesque scenery, and its proximity to Malta means you can visit on a day trip. This full-day tour from Valletta includes a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Ggantija Temples, a ride on the Marsalforn train, and a delicious buffet dinner, as well as hotel pickup and round-trip ferries between the islands.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Valletta (UNESCO) guided tour including St John's Co-Cathedral, Malta ExperienceHalf-day Tours

Valletta (UNESCO) guided tour including St John's Co-Cathedral, Malta Experience

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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 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Vittoriosa and Valletta Full Day Second World War TourDay Trips

Vittoriosa and Valletta Full Day Second World War Tour

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Valletta World War II Private Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Valletta World War II Private Walking Tour

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Learn about Malta’s bravery during World War II on this 3-hour private Valletta walking tour. Visit key sites and monuments associated with the 1940-42 Axis bombardment, including the poignant Siege Bell monument. Learn about the tunnels and community kitchens established in Valletta, and discover how locals maintained their daily lives. Hear about events like the Illustrious Blitz, and visit the National War Museum for additional insight into the island's wartime struggles.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Private Highlights of Malta Full-Day TourDay Trips

Private Highlights of Malta Full-Day Tour

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Valletta City of the Knights 3.5-Hour Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Valletta City of the Knights 3.5-Hour Walking Tour

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Gozo island guided day tour from MaltaDay Trips

Gozo island guided day tour from Malta

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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, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site (two of the seven Megalithic Temples of Malta). 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.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

The Best Sights of Malta Full Day private cab including free Wifi(Customizable)Bus Tours

The Best Sights of Malta Full Day private cab including free Wifi(Customizable)

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We shall visit famous places around Malta. Driver collects passengers from all hotels around Malta or else from Malta international airport or even from the cruise port from your desired cruise liner 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! You can also choose the places you want to go and we plan the day tour together. You can choose to go either popeye Village either to Valletta. You choose and we take you.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea Vintage Bus TourBus Tours

Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea Vintage Bus Tour

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Explore Malta’s Three Cities by vintage bus on this tour of Vittoriosa, Cospicua, and Senglea, with an experienced guide to help bring Maltese history to life. You’ll see fortifications that helped repel the Great Siege of Malta, winding streets, and landmarks, all while traveling in a fun piece of moving Maltese history. This Three Cities tour includes pickup and drop-off at select locations, and it's a great orientation to three top Malta destinations.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Valletta Private Walking TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Valletta Private Walking Tour

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See the sights of Valletta on a 3-hour private walking tour with a guide who provides insight into the history and architecture of Malta's capital. Explore both the top attractions and less-visited locations in the city, hearing interesting facts as you go. Enjoy the personalized service of a private guide.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Three Cities guided tour including harbour boat tour of the harbour creeksHalf-day Tours

Three Cities guided tour including harbour boat tour of the harbour creeks

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Rabat Mdina and San Anton Gardens Group Tour with St. Paul's CatacombsHalf-day Tours

Rabat Mdina and San Anton Gardens Group Tour with St. Paul's Catacombs

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Check off three of Malta’s most visited attractions in one afternoon on this half-day from Valletta. Stroll around the idyllic San Anton Gardens, explore the Catacombs of St. Paul in Rabat, and enjoy a walking tour of Mdina, Malta’s ancient capital. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Malta's Scenic Tour Visiting Palazzo Parisio, Clapham Junction, Dingli Cliffs and Buskett GardensHalf-day Tours

Malta's Scenic Tour Visiting Palazzo Parisio, Clapham Junction, Dingli Cliffs and Buskett Gardens

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Explore some of Malta’s most beautiful places on a half-day tour of Palazzo Parisio, Clapham Junction, Buskett Gardens, and the Dingli Cliffs, where you’ll have sweeping views of the coast from the highest point on Malta. This tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off at selected towns, entrance fees, and a coffee break with pastizzi, a traditional Maltese savory pastry.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Mdina, Dingli cliffs and San Anton Gardens guided tourHalf-day Tours

Mdina, Dingli cliffs and San Anton Gardens guided tour

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Popeye Village - where the fun begins (including transport)Kid-Friendly

Popeye Village - where the fun begins (including transport)

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private guided Malta tour with professional, licensed guidesBus Tours

Private guided Malta tour with professional, licensed guides

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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.
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  • 4 to 8 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 to 8 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Private Tour of Valletta by City Walking Tours MaltaPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour of Valletta by City Walking Tours Malta

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This private walking tour of Valletta has the advantage over typical group tours in that you can explore at your own pace and enjoy your guide's undivided attention. Learn about the Knights of St. John and how they left their ornate mark on the Maltese capital as you explore its most important landmarks.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Private Tour of Valletta, Malta's Capital CityDay Trips

Private Tour of Valletta, Malta's Capital City

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.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Half-Day Malta HighlightsHalf-day Tours

Half-Day Malta Highlights

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Carpe Diem Malta - A Private day trip around MaltaDay Trips

Carpe Diem Malta - A Private day trip around Malta

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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.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hagar Qim temple (UNESCO), Limestone Heritage & Marsaxlokk Market guided tour Day Trips

Hagar Qim temple (UNESCO), Limestone Heritage & Marsaxlokk Market guided tour

The guided tour starts with a visit to one of Malta’s oldest quarries which has been transformed into an attraction for tourists and locals alike and which provides a vivid account of one of Malta’s leading skills – the use of limestone for building purposes, a skill that goes back thousands of years. The magic of Malta’s antiquity will be explained at Hagar Qim, Malta’s main pre-historic UNESCO site, overlooking the wide expanse of the blue Mediterranean and the islet of Filfa. From Hagar Qim you will proceed to Wied iz-Zurrieq where (weather permitting – boat price not included) you can take a boat trip to the Blue Grotto, renowned for its crystal clear waters. After lunch, we drive through local vineyards right up to the idyllic fishing village of Marsaxlokk. You will have time to stroll through the local market set out on its waterfront. Later we proceed to the cave at Ghar Dalam where archaeologists have unearthed ample proof that Malta once formed part of the European landmass.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Mosta, TaQali Crafts Village and Mdina Half Day TourHalf-day Tours

Mosta, TaQali Crafts Village and Mdina Half Day Tour

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Malta is renowned for its medieval monuments and rich cultural heritage, and you don’t have to go far from the capital to take in the highlights. On this half-day tour from Valletta, explore the walled town of Mdina, admire traditional Maltese handicrafts in Ta'Qali village, and marvel at the magnificent Dome of Mosta. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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