Historic Gems of Malta

Resort:Historic Gems of Malta
Operator: Titan Travel
Destination: Malta
Price From: £1795.00


This island nations strategic location in the middle of the Mediterranean, just south of Sicily, has created a fascinating history. On this 8-day tour youll get to explore its tiny 16th-century capital, Valletta, built by the Knights of St John. Then travel even further back in time to around 3600 BC with a humbling visit to Hagar Qim (Worshipping Stones), a megalithic temple complex. Round off your historical immersion with a visit to the atmospheric towns of Mosta, Rabat and Mdina.

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Whats Included

  • 7 nights in hotel (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • International flights. Prices are based on return flights with Air Malta from London Heathrow or Gatwick. Supplements may apply from other airports
  • 10 meals: 7 breakfasts (days 2-8) 1 lunch (day 7) 2 dinners (days 1 and 7) 2020 departures dont include lunch on day 7

4 excursions and visits

  • Half-day tour of Valletta
  • Half-day excursion to Hagar Qim and Wied iz-Zurrieq
  • Half-day sightseeing tour of Mosta, Rabat and Mdina
  • Full-day excursion to Gozo (2021 only)


  • Portable audio headset system on excursions
  • Titans VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Titan tour manager
  • Travel in destination by coach
  • Porterage


Day 1 UK – Valletta – St Julians

Titans VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Malta. On arrival we transfer to your hotel in St Julians.

Day 2 Valletta

We introduce you to Valletta, the attractive 16th-century capital of the island and home to a grand harbour. We take in St Johns Cathedral, filled with magnificent gifts from the Knights of St John. Well also visit Fort St Elmo, the National War Museum and Upper Barrakka Gardens.

  • Tour of Valletta (afternoon)

Day 3 St Julians

Today is yours to spend as you please on this charming island. Alternatively, join an optional guided half-day harbour cruise.

Day 4 St Julians

Maltas history dates back some 5,000 years, so there is much to be discovered on todays optional excursion, Times of Malta, which will take you to explore some of the historical museums and villages on the island. It will also take you to the highest point in Malta for great views. Alternatively, spend the day exploring independently.

Day 5 Hagar Qim – Wied iz-Zurrieq

The megalithic temple complex of Hagar Qim dates back to between 3600-3200 BC and theyre the best preserved and most evocative of Maltas prehistoric sites – plus it boasts an unrivalled location atop a sea cliff. Today we will explore this UNESCO World Heritage-listed area. After the tour, well head to the tiny harbour of Wied iz-Zurrieq for time to explore.

  • Excursion to Hagar Qim and Wied iz-Zurrieq (morning)

Day 6 Gozo

Well make a visit to the legendary island of the Goddess Calypso and Maltas sister island – Gozo – on a guided tour. Only a short ferry crossing away, Gozo has a character entirely of its own – it is rich in varied landscapes, natural sights and historical features, with the citadel in the chief town of Victoria dating back to Carthaginian and Roman times. Well also visit the citadel in Victoria, the Bay of Xlendi, and the Ggantija Temples – the earliest Megalithic temples in Malta that date back earlier than the pyramids of Egypt.

  • Excursion to Gozo, including the Ggantija Temples (all day)

Day 7 Mosta – Rabat – Mdina

Keep your camera at the ready to capture memories, as we explore some of the islands best-loved villages. We start with Mosta, famous for its Rotunda church; Rabat, where St Paul is said to have lived, and Mdina. This walled city has a unique atmosphere and, passing through the narrow streets, we admire the magnificent cathedral and the imposing bastions.

  • Sightseeing tour of Mosta, Rabat and Mdina (morning)

Day 8 St Julians – Valletta – UK

We transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.