Malta is a small and wonderful island, yet, there is limitless of attractions to watch and enjoy your day.
Some tourists prefer to go alone, and some prefer excursions. Both options will be worth the time and money.
In this article, we will give you the best excursions available in the country in walking distance from your hotel.
The majestic Valletta is one of the most popular excursions among tourists. And you can understand.
This guided tour firstly takes you to the historic Barracca Gardens built by the Knights of St. John on the bastions of Valletta which is the right place for breathtaking views and perfect to take photos.
Next up, you are set to go to the rich and decorated St John’s Co-Cathedral. This cathedrals is the home of Baroque art in Malta and is popular amongst art enthusiasts due to the Caravaggio Painting.
Up Next is the Church Museum to watch the spectacular Flemish tapestries on display in the museum.
Finally, a walk around the capital to watch the historic buildings and architecture will take you to the last stop of the modern Malta Experience which shows Malta’s history through the ages and a pictorial view of Malta from the Pre-historic times to current day.
This excursion takes you a half day and a pick up is available from your hotel. Click here to book.
Quad Tour of Gozo
One of the most amazing things to do in Gozo is to tour it with a Quad bike. Its calm street means that you can enjoy and watch the amazing small island of the Maltese archipelago.
This tour from Viator will give you scenic view while driving a quad bike around the coast and countryside.
Not to mention the excursion to some of the most amazing hidden gems that are Calypso Cave and the renowned Fungus Rock.
There will be a break for lunch (3-course meal) and shopping at the tourist perusal.
While you can either choose to ride or drive the quad, Viator also gives tourists the opportunity to go back to Malta with a powerboat and takes you from the hidden caves of Comino.
Pick up is available from your hotel and the excursion will take you 7 hours. Click here to book.
Discovering Nature and Maltese Agriculture
The tour from Hello Malta starts with a morning 3 km walk from Mtarfa to the famous British built water-management dam Chadwick Lakes.
In this lake which is situated between Rabat and Mtarfa, you can look at beautiful views and meditate while yo walk.
The excursion will give you time to take photos, look at fish, tadpoles and other things common in Chadwick Lakes.
Next, a coach will take you from Mosta Valley and drives to Mgarr, Pwales Valley and finishes in Xemxija Heights.
While you will look at the beautiful Mgarr and Pwales Valley you will walk through a woodland set up in the ’70s.
In here, you will find flourishing trees and shrub in the Mizieb ridge. Part of this walk, there is also the Xemxija Heritage Trail which you get to know about different farming techniques and natural caves amongst many other interesting things.
At the end of this country side walk, you meet up in the garigue of Manikata where you are took an organic farm for lunch including organic farm and organic wine. A talk will also be held with the farmer itself.
Finally, transport will take you to L-Ahrax tal-Mellieha, to enjoy a marvellous and breathtaking panorama of Mellieha Bay. Simply Seamless.
While transport takes you to the hotel you will stop for a group photo with the Red Tower which was built by the Knights of St John.
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With these excursion being a must be done from a tourist they also provide a good price for what you will get.
Not all excursion may be available to be picked up from your hotel, but these are. If you stay in Sliema, all major excursions are available with pick up due to the fact being a touristic place.
Look at our deluxe apartments in Malta, Sliema/Gzira area to go to the excursion at the comfort of your hotel.
If you are undecided between Sliema or Bugibba, then read our article to choose.