7 Nights PLUS 4 nights in Malta : 11 Nights - Saturday to Wednesday
This Tour starts in Catania and ends in Malta. Half Board - plus lunch on Day 3, Day 4, Day 5 and Day 11 plus light street food lunch in Palermo on Day 6. The Tour is in English only.
On Days 1 to Day 7, the itinerary is the Carousel Catania Tour
DAY 8 SATURDAY – Catania - Malta
After breakfast, at the appointed time transfer from Taormina to Catania airport for your flight to Valletta, Malta's capital city. Transfer to the hotel in St Paul's Bay for dinner and overnight.
DAY 9 SUNDAY – Malta Marsaxlokk Market & The Blue Grotto
After brekafast visit the idyllic fishing village of Marsaxlokk with its unique character and local market. The tour continues with a visit to the Blue Grotto and nearby caves (supplement for the boat trip to be paid locally and subject to weather conditions)Dinner and overnight at hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Dinner and overnight in hotel at St Paul's Bay.
DAY 10 MONDAY – Malta "Valletta"
After breakfast enjoy a morning guided tour of Valletta - Malta's heritage-rich capital. Highlights include the Upper Barracca Gardens and St. John's Cathedral, home to a splendid Caravaggio painting as well as an intriguing museum. Take in an audiovisual show of Malta's fascinating history through the centuries. Lunch and afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight in hotel at St Paul's Bay. Please note this excusion will take place in the afternoon during April, May, June and October.
DAY 11 TUESDAY – Malta "Mdina"
After breakfast Depart for a full day excursion the central part of Malta dominated by the medieval fortified city od Mdina, Malta's former capital city. Its narrow streets lead to the imposing bastions. Leaving Mdina through Greeks Gate you will stop at the early Christian catacombs in Rabat before proceeding to the cliffs at Dingli. Lunch in a local restaurant followed by a visit of the San Anton botanical gardens situated near the Presidential Palace. Time to visit the crafts centre at Ta'Qali and finally admire Mosta's majestic dome - one of the largest in Europe. Dinner and overnight at hotel in St Paul's Bay.
DAY 12 WEDNESDAY
After breakfast the tour ends. Transfer to the airport at Valletta.
Highlights of the tour
Experience a coach tour of Sicily's highlights before discovering the rich heritage of Malta, one of Europe's most enchanting islands. A unique blend of escorted and independent touring,
Hotels - 4 Star
(For organizational reasons the hotels may be modified)
Catania - Il Principe Hotel ****Address: Via Etnea, 218 (Tel: +39 095 2505111)
or similar hotel
Ragusa - Poggio Del Sole Resort ****Address: S.P. Ragusa/Marina di Ragusa Km 5,7 (Tel: +39 0932 666452/668521)
Agrigento - Dioscuri Bay Palace ****Address: Lungomare Falcone e Borsellino (Tel: +39 0922 406111)
Palermo - Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa ****Address: Via dei Cartari, 18 (Tel: +39 091 320075)
Taormina - Villa Diodoro ****Address: Via Bagnoli Croci, 75 (Tel: +39 0942 23312)
or hotel Caparena ****
Malta - Dolmen Resort ****Address: Qawra, St. Paul's Bay, SPB 2402, Malta (Tel: +356 2355 2355)
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