Often overlooked by visitors to Malta, the neighbouring island of Gozo has a wealth of historical attractions and cultural sites. This 9 day private journey offers a comprehensive insight into a destination steeped in history, both ancient and modern. You will stay in three of the best 5 star hotels on the islands, which are the Exclesior, Xara Palace and the Kempinski San Lawrenz on Gozo.
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Morning flight from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester or Birmingham with Air Malta or from Belfast London Gatwick, Liverpool, Manchester or Newcastle with easyJet. Transfer to the Excelsior Hotel for 3 nights. (N)
Full days at leisure or optional excursions to explore the capital of the island, Valletta with its renowned three cities or visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Tarxien and Hagar Qim. (B)
Morning transfer from Valletta to Mdina. Stay 3 nights at the Xara Palace Hotel. (B)
Full days at leisure to explore Mdina. Known as the silent city, Mdina is a medieval walled citadel with magnificent views over the island. Close to Mdina is the small village of Rabat, which has an early Christian underground complex named after St Paul. (B)
Morning transfer to the island of Gozo by ferry and stay 3 nights at the Kempinski San Lawrenz Hotel. (B)
Full days to explore the island of Gozo or optional tours to visit Calypso's cave, which dominates one of the breathtaking views in Malta, the Ta'Pinu which is one of the most beautiful churches in the Maltese islands and the Ggantija Temples. (B)
Late morning transfer to the airport for your flight on Air Malta or easyJet. (B)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
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The Excelsior Grand Hotel features a blend of traditional and contemporary decor and sits on the waterfront, just a short walk away from the many sights, restaurants and cafes of the world heritage-listed city of Valletta. The well-positioned hotel affords spectacular views of Marsamxett Harbour, the sea and Fort Manoel.
Features: 426 rooms & suites, 5 restaurants, 4 bars, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, spa, gym.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, minibar, safe, tea & coffee facilities,...
Located on the island of Gozo, the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz Gozo is built with traditional yellow limestone and situated in 30,000 square metres
of landscaped semi-tropical gardens and close to Dwerja Bay. The hotel is elegantly decorated in a traditional Maltese style and provides the highest levels of service and comfort. There are numerous health and fitness amenities, and the hotel’s spa is one the leading Ayurveda treatment centres in the Mediterranean.
Features: 122 rooms & suites, 3 restaurants, bar, 2 heated indoor swimming pools, outdoor swimming pool, extensive spa facilities, gym, 2 squash courts, 2 floodlit tennis courts.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, Wi-Fi, tea & coffee facilities,...
Once a 17th century palace, the Xara Palace is a Relais & Chateaux hotel located in the historic city of Mdina, the old capital city of Malta. The hotel has been meticulously restored and guest rooms and suites feature period pieces as well as original paintings by Maltese and international artists. The hotel has an a la carte restaurant and cocktail bar, a small fitness centre and sauna and a rooftop perch offering views of the surrounding...
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YUI2018: 9 Nights