Highlights / General details
Excursion to the south of the island. We commence our tour with 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 Malta`s 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, Malta’s 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 iz-Zurrieq’ where there will be the possibility to take a boat trip that will take you to admire Blue Grotto renowned for its azure sea. (Boat fee is not included – weather permitting). Admire Blue Grotto from closeby. (Boat fee is not included – weather permitting).
For the Full Day - After Lunch we tour past varied agricultural land and vineyards up to the idyllic fishing village of Marsaxlokk. Admire the waterfront lined with Luzzus painted in traditional colours that add colour to this serene bay once site of landings by both the Turkish and French troops during Malta’s 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 habitants of these islands. (Lunch included in the price of the tour).
Round trip transfers from select hotels; Lunch included in the price of the full day tour.
Food and beverages, Gratuities (optional), and Boat fee is not included - weather permitting.
Hours of operation
Available: Friday; Pick-up is from hotel lobby between 8:30am and 9:30am. No tour departures on: April 3, 5; December 25.
All clients please allow 10-20 minute leeway for transfers.
Hotel pick-up will be confirmed during reservation.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**