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Malta through the Millennia

Malta and Gozo

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  • Solo travellers Solo Travellers
  • Small Group < 29 Small group 29 or less
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Discover Malta on this three-centre tour

Discover the rich and turbulent history of Malta and Gozo, which together have the greatest density of historic sites of any country on earth. Our island-hopping tour, exclusively for solo travellers, will reveal 5,000-year-old Neolithic temples, dramatic natural wonders, the architectural splendours of the Knights of St John and heroic tales from World War II.


10 nights in hotels

20 meals: 10 breakfasts and 10 dinners

Excursions and visits

  • Guided tours of UNESCO-listed Tarxien Temples and Ghar Dalam
  • Valletta walking tour and visit to St John’s Co-Cathedral
  • National Museum of Archaeology and the Armoury, Valletta
  • The Lascaris War Rooms in Valletta
  • Guided tour of Victoria and visit to the cathedral and Period House
  • Guided walk along coastal salt pans
  • Visit to Ta'Pinu sanctuary
  • Visit the remains of the Azure Window
  • Visit to Ggantija Temples

Use of audio headsets on selected guided tours.

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12/03/2020 UK-Sliema

Balluta Bay in Sliema, Malta

Meet your tour manager at the airport and fly to Malta. On arrival, travel to Sliema where you’ll stay for five nights, on half-board basis, at the locally rated 4-star Diplomat Hotel. This evening enjoy a welcome drink and dinner where you can start getting to know your fellow travellers. D

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13/03/2020 Tarxien and Ghar Dalam

Tarxien statue

An included tour of the UNESCO-listed Tarxien Temples and the prehistoric site of Ghar Dalam awaits you this afternoon. B, D

14/03/2020 Valletta

Valletta Old Town, Malta

This morning, look forward to a full-day tour of historic Valletta. Walk in the footsteps of the Knights of St John with a visit to the impressive Co-Cathedral and Archaeology Museum. Pause for lunch at a restaurant of your choice then visit the Lascaris War Rooms and The Malta Experience, where you'll learn about the island's long and turbulent history. B, D

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15/03/2020 Sliema

The bay in Marsaxlokk

Today you may be able to join an optional excursion to the fishing village of Marsaxlokk, followed by a Grand Harbour cruise. Alternatively, you may like to simply relax at your hotel and enjoy a stroll along the seafront promenade. B, D

16/03/2020 Sliema

Traditional Maltese colourful wooden balconies in Sliema, Malta

Spend the day at leisure. Perhaps join an optional excursion to explore the megalithic temple complex of Hagar Qim or you may like to take a stroll along the promenade to St Julian's, with its pretty bay, sandy beach and choice of bars and restaurants. B, D

17/03/2020 Malta-Gozo

Blue Grotto caverns

After a relaxing morning at leisure catch the ferry to Gozo this afternoon. Spend the next five nights on a half-board basis at the 4-star Calypso Hotel. Situated at the water's edge overlooking Marsalforn Bay, the hotel is a stone's throw from the shores of the Mediterranean. B, D

18/03/2020 Gozo

Salt pans in Gozo

On your first full day in Gozo you can look forward to an included excursion to the capital, Victoria. Here you'll visit the historic Citadel whose hilltop position affords stunning views of the lush countryside and the Gordan Lighthouse. You'll also be able to visit the cathedral, and Period House which is found inside one the finest surviving houses in the Citadel. There will be free time for you to have lunch wherever you please (at your own cost).

Afterwards, enjoy an included visit to the majestic Rotunda Church in Xewkija before returning to Marsalforn for a guided walk along the coastal salt pans. Dating from 1740, they are still in use today, producing several tons of sea salt every year. B, D

19/03/2020 Gozo

Ta'Pinu Sanctuary, Gozo Island

Spend the day at leisure relaxing by the hotel’s lovely rooftop swimming pool, or for something a little more energetic you could take a hike through the countryside. B, D

20/03/2020 Gozo

Beautiful Gozo island

Spend the day at leisure or join an optional full-day excursion which travels by ferry to Malta to explore Mosta and Mdina. B, D

21/03/2020 Gozo

Marsalforn Bay, Gozo island

After your action-packed few days, you'll have a final day to spend as you please. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your group. B, D

22/03/2020 Gozo-Malta-UK


Travel by ferry to Malta and transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK. B

Your hotels

Diplomat Hotel, Sliema, Malta

This locally rated 4-star family-run hotel sits by a roadside promenade overlooking a rocky beach in the heart of Sliema, and it's just 100 metres to the nearest shops. All bedrooms have air-conditioning, and French doors. Regular buses depart from central Sliema to nearby St Julian's and to Valletta.

Hotel Calypso, Marsalforn, Gozo

The locally rated 4-star Hotel Calypso is situated at the water's edge overlooking Marsalforn Bay, and the hotel prides itself on serving food made from only fresh, local ingredients. All air-conditioned bedrooms have a balcony or terrace. The hotel offers a range of activities, including sea kayaking, diving and horse riding (extra charge).

Malta through the Millennia

Malta and Gozo

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