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Mdina, Hagar Qim Temples & Blue Grotto

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Our tour starts with a visit to the Medieval city of Mdina. Mdina is a unique city, built in the 9th century, it was built on a plateau in the centre of the island and from the high bastion walls you can admire stunning views of the island. This medieval city is a maze of narrow alleys and magnificent architecture, the only way to appreciate this s... read more »

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Grand Harbour 'Valletta and Three Cities'

Our tour starts with a visit to the oldest part of the Grand Harbour and the Three Cities. We first visit the Gardjola Gardens, here you can admire the magnificent view from the Vedette (watch tower used by the Knights). We continue with the tour of this area and our next stop is the old city of Birgu. In 1532 the Knights of St. John first settled ... read more »

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Ghar Dalam, Hagar Qim and Tarxien Temples

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Our first stop is at the Hagar Qim Complex which includes Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Temples. Before entering the temples we start at the new visitors centre where you can understand better how these magnificent temples were built over 5000 years ago! We then continue with a tour to the Hagar Qim Temple. This temple has the largest and heaviest megalit... read more »

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Valletta & Mdina

Our first visit during this tour is Valletta, the current capital which was built by the Knights of St. John in the 1560s. Here we include the Barraka Gardens which offer stunning views of the Grand Harbour and magnificent fortifications, a walk down Triq Repubblika where you can admire numerous historical buildings built by the Knights of St. John... read more »

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Landscapes & Villages

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A superb tour taking you off the beaten track to some of the more secluded areas which most visitors do not have the opportunity of exploring. We start with a drive to the north east of the island, en route you will pass St. Paul's and Xemxija Bay. Our first stop is at the town of Mellieha, a hilltop town which overlooks the beautiful Ghadira Bay ... read more »

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