Who says holidays often means rest! On the beaches or in the quiet countryside, you can relax in Malta without any problems. In the evenings, peace and quiet pervades parts of the island and many places offer sumptuous sunsets. If you are looking for peace and quiet, you might consider an evening visit to Mdina, the former capital of Malta, now known as the Silent City.
Or, sit atop the Dingli Cliffs, contemplate the landscape and enjoy the peace and quiet of the city that a stay on the archipelago can offer. History buffs will be delighted to learn that, in addition to all the monuments they can visit (of which there are 320 in the capital Valletta alone), Malta has prehistoric temples considered to be the oldest megalithic monuments in Europe.
If you follow in the footsteps of the Knights of the Order of St. John, you will realise that Malta has a rich history. the richness of the island's history. It has indeed been coveted by many countries during the time, until finally gaining independence in 1964.
Turquoise water, beaches, rocky coves and natural pools surrounded by cliffs... It would be too much pity not to enjoy the water on your next holiday in Malta.
There are so many little corners of paradise like this on the island that you will be surprised to find a beautiful water so close to your home. Whether it is in the Blue Lagoon of Comino with its clear water and fine sand, or in the more secret cove of Wied Il-Għasri in Gozo, you are bound to fall under the spell.
Your stay in Malta will be a great opportunity to learn and grow. It is impossible not to be amazed by the country's architecture, which is very homogenous and influenced by the Victorian era. From museums to the co-cathedral of St. John of Valletta, you can admire sumptuous works of art, including a famous painting by Caravaggio.
Finally, movie lovers will follow in the footsteps of their favourite films and series, the archipelago being a very popular filming location for Hollywood productions (Titanic, James Bond, Game Of Thrones ...).
Do you feel like trying out new activities during your holidays? On land, at sea or in the air, this small island in the heart of the Mediterranean offers many possibilities for sportsmen, or all those who like to discover and explore, in search of more or less strong sensations.
Stand-up paddle, kayak, diving and snorkelling ... All water sports are of course offered in Malta and for all levels. If you like the mainland, there are also some very nice walks to do on the island. Finally, for those who are not afraid of altitude, some sites will offer you the possibility of abseiling or zip-lining.
Franco-Maltese, we know these islands better than anyone else and will guide you off the beaten track for a unique travel experience far from the crowds. Of course, we will also show you the must-sees!
From : €527.00*
Day 1: ARRIVAL AT THE AIRPORT - VISIT OF THE VALLET - VISIT OF THE 3 CITIES
Day 2: GOZO TUK-TUK FULL DAY OR GOZO TUK TUK - KAYAK
Day 3: THE MARCH OF MARSAXLOKK - BLUE GROTTO
Day 4: MDINA - FLAP - DINGLI CLIFFS
Delivery of your travel file and the vouchers required during your stay Settling into your flat.
Sandra will take you on a walk through the streets of Europe's smallest capital. A mosaic of many influences, rich in history and culture, Valletta is an ancient crossroads between Europe and the Orient. Multicultural, but above all Mediterranean, Valletta combines British elegance with Italian charm, all sublimated by oriental influences. You Be transported in the footsteps of the fascinating past of this city, forever marked by the passage of the Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem and classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and discover its countless treasures.
Guided tour of 3 must-see places, to continue in the discovery of the capital of Malta: St John's Co-Cathedral, the visit of the Palace Armoury and a 5D audiovisual on the history of Malta.
At the end of the afternoon, you will explore the magnificent Three Cities on your own. More authentic and confidential than their famous neighbour, Valletta, the Three Fortified Cities are considered to be the cradle of Maltese history.
Drive along the streets of Gozo in a tuk-tuk on this tour.
Visit all the main sites and villages such as cliffs, bays, Fungus Rock, Victoria (the island's capital) and much more. You will learn a lot about the rich history and culture of Gozo from your English speaking guide.
If you choose the Tuk-Tuk + Kayak option, in the afternoon, enjoy the sun and sea while sailing on the water in kayaks.
See the coasts of the Maltese archipelago from the water and enjoy the view.
Today, visit the colourful market in the picturesque little fishing port of Marsaxlokk, where stalls of fishermen, market gardeners, sweets and Maltese handicrafts stand side by side. You can also stroll along the waterfront with its colourful fishing boats and café terraces.
You continue to the small harbour of Wied iz-UTF-8urrieq, where you can take a traditional boat (to be paid for on the spot) to admire the incredible shades of blue of the sublime Blue Grotto.
L'excursion d'today takes us to the central part of Malta, dominated by the medieval walled city of Mdina, the ancient capital of Malta. The narrow and winding streets, which date back to medieval times, lead to imposing bastions, offering a magnificent panorama of the island. Along the way you will discover different styles of architecture, including Siculo-Norman palaces and other historically important Baroque buildings.
Time seems to have stood still in this "silent city", which is a paradise for filmmakers. Leaving Mdina through the Greek Gate, we will head for Rabat. Explore the breathtaking scenery near Rabat and Mdina: the cliffs of Dingli, overlooking the sea. A breathtaking view is guaranteed.