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Malta Sightseeing Tour: Mdina, Mosta Dome, and Ta Qali Crafts Village

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USD 56.07
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    What to Expect
    Begin with a pickup from your Malta hotel (selected hotels only), and then set off by climate-controlled coach to explore the scenic archipelago.

    Travel first to the fortified city of Mdina, Malta’s former capital. Explore the narrow streets and imposing bastions that offer panoramic views of the island. Learn about the area's architecture from your guide, including Siculo-Norman palaces.

    Leaving Mdina through Greeks’ Gate, stop at the early Christian catacombs in Rabat before heading to the Dingli Cliffs, where you can enjoy excellent views along the coast.

    Break for lunch at a traditional Maltese restaurant for a 3-course meal with a glass of wine. Eat and chat with your guide, and then travel to the San Anton Botanical Gardens for an exterior visit, located near the Presidential Palace.

    Next, make for Ta Qali Crafts Village, a hamlet constructed on the site of a World War II airbase. See the Nissen huts that were once used as air-raid shelters, and head inside three of the shops and studios to see the craftspeople at work.

    Finish your tour with a stop in the small town of Mosta, where you’ll visit Mosta Church, whose dome is said to be one of the largest in the world. Your tour will conclude afterward with drop-off back at your selected hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pickup from your hotel or in the vicinity
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch and a glass of wine
    • Local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Mosta Parish
    • Entry/Admission - Wignacourt Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Ta' Qali Crafts Village
    • Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Grotto
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Love Visiting all these majestic churches that this country is so rich with. Ta Qali crafts you will find unique pieces to furnish your home as well as beautiful one of a kind Jewelery.

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Joanne F
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Loved this trip Mdina is absolutely stunning, very picturesque even my 7 year didn’t mind taking in the stunning view.

    Thank tweetynita
    Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

    Very good guide and enjoyed the visits but felt a little less time could have been spent at retail stops.This is a sightseeing tour not a shopping trip.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank anthony m
    Reviewed 23 May 2019

    The guide was very good but the itinerary was unbalanced and not very good. Too much time (total nearly 2 hour out of a total of 9) was spent 'collecting' people from other hotels and 'dropping off' at the end. Nearly 2 hours was spent...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    2  Thank Companion59097
    Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

    Great architecture The history behind the building and the bomb which did not explode in 1942 is absolutely amazing. Worth the visit and a short tour round the World War 2 shelters as well. Picture perfect cathedral Prayer room available Just great

    Thank jiddiee
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    18 February 2019|
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    Response from lisakeg | Reviewed this property |
    They will pick you up from your hotel. The traffic is getting bad in Malta, so they may run late or your guide may be late. It was still a good tour with lots to see.
    Hazel G
    23 October 2018|
    Response from yat C |
    Will you pick up from the Grand Hotel Excelsior ???
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