Malta-418x314Malta is one of the most exotic places in the world. Its centuries-old existence has made it not only a preferred tourist destination, but also a cultural locality with historical significance. The island is famous for its architecture monuments, exotic cuisine and plenty of festivals and carnivals. A holiday there will charge you with energy, positive emotions and unforgettable memories. The strategic position of the island made it home, shelter and commercial center for many civilizations.

There is no doubt that the most interesting town is the capital La Valletta also famous with the name “Town of knights”. There is a plenty of architecture landmarks, churches, palaces, fountains and stores, which will take your breath away when you visit Valetta.

valletta-371x209Narrow streets will lead you to remarkable artworks, which are still keeping the spirit of the chivalrous power. Maybe one of the most curious buildings in the capital is the Parliament of Malta. One of the most valuable exhibit you can see there is the Napoleon Bonaparte’s coach. The old capital – Mdina – is the other place you should visit for sure. Also knows as “Town of silence”, it is full of temples and aristocracy. That turns the place into a treasury, which keeps the inheritance of the first settlers. If you are interested in mysticism, you can visit the 23 temples, which are considered to be center of supernatural powers. In one of them has been found the oldest statue in the world. Another thing to do there is visiting the marketplaces in La Valletta, where you can meet local people and learn more about the country. There you will find everything you can imagine and even more. And of course in Malta you will be able to sunbathe under the caressing sun.

Malta is a heaven fairytale, abundance of culture and pleasure, sophistication and luxury, nobility and simplicity!

Hotel Information
Qawra INN * * *       Bugibba

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The hotel is located in the popular resort center – Bugibba, less than 5 minutes walk from the coast of the resort, public transport is near and can be use for individual walks.

Rooms have a balcony, air conditioning, bathroom and toilet.

Alexandra Palace  ***        St.Julian’s

Alexandra palace-193x145The hotel is located in Paceville area , close to bus stops, banks, shops and entertainments – discos , bars, restaurants (but still in a quiet street ) . Offers double, 3 and 4 – us – rooms, some of them have got view to the backyard with pool, other to the newly „Hilton” – with partial sea views, also two bars, two restaurants. On the roof has a small pool and in the cozy patio another small pool, which is heated at the winter. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, telephone and TV. Almost all rooms have a balcony. Rooms for 4 people consist of two rooms – one large bedroom connected by a small corridor with a small room that has two beds.

Hotel Topaz  ****           Bugibba

Hotel Topaz-206x137Hotel Topaz is located in the northern part of the island in a very popular tourist resort of Bugibba.

The hotel is located close to bars, restaurants, souvenir shops and close to bus stop, where you can find buses to Sliema, Valletta and the northern part of Malta. Emerald Restaurant offers guests a menu with both local Mediterranean food and foreign cuisine and extensive wine list. The lobby bar is an ideal place for night entertainment, as well as morning coffee or afternoon tea. Game room, TV room is also available to guests. For those who love the sun, works 2 indoor and outdoor pools with sun terrace, sun beds and umbrellas and pool bar.

Topaz Hotel is a four star resort with 272 rooms and 62 apartments Studio.

Qawra Palace ****          Bugibba

qawra-qawra-palace-hotel-212x133The hotel is located on the beach in the Gulf of St. Pauls Bay, close / 1 km / to the center of Bugibba.

It consists of 392 rooms on the 8 floors. All rooms have air conditioning, telephone, TV, safe. The restaurant offers guests a menu with both local Mediterranean food and foreign cuisine and extensive wine list . For lovers of Italian cuisine is pizza, which would satisfy the requirements of all customers. The night bar is the ideal place for fun and “Caffé Royale” for morning coffee or afternoon tea. For those who love the sun, working two pools with sun terrace, tennis, mini golf, game room and more.

Bay Street Holiday Complex ****         St. Julian’s

bay street-171x114The hotel is located in St. Julian’s, just 50 meters from the sandy beach in the center of Malta. The hotel complex is located in the largest shopping center on the island with over 65 stores. Bay Street Family Entertainment Complex offers unique entertainment for children and adults: casino, cinema center, bowling, several bars and discos and restaurants. It has a rooftop pool, a children’s pool, terrace and bar, gym, sauna, Jacuzzi. The rooms are modern and comfortable, a bathroom with bath or shower, TV / radio, telephone, safe, mini bar.

Hotel Dolmen Resort & SPA  ****        Bugibba

Hotel Dolmen-193x145Located in the popular resort of Bugibba, overlooking the bay and the islands of St. Paul’s, a private rocky beach, near the ancient Neolithic temples. The mood of the guests run restaurant Mehir, restaurant La Sybille menu for the day, bar Temple, nightclub Black Rose, piano bar, cafe, casino Oracle ( from noon to 4:00 am) with games room, slot machines and bistro. Furthermore, they can take advantage of the 4 outdoor and 1 indoor pool, relaxation center with fitness facilities, sauna and Jacuzzi, two tennis courts and one squash court, spacious gardens, a center for scuba diving and water sports, Lido beach ( beach salt water pool ), bar and beach restaurant , conference hall with 1000 seats,  souvenir shop, facilities for people with disabilities, caregivers, kids club, parking.Hotela has 380 rooms, 44 suites, all fully air conditioned and heated, direct dial telephone, TV, radio, most rooms have a balcony, safe, mini – bar on request

Marina Hotel at the Corinthia Beach Resort  * * * *        St. Julian’s

Marina_(Corinthia)_St-167x116The hotel is located in St. Julian’s Bay, in the coastal zone, close to the most exciting centers of nightlife in Malta. Restaurant with delicious traditional and international cuisine, bar, wine cellar, cafe, private sandy beach, garden, facilities for people with disabilities, outdoor, indoor and children’s pool, windsurf and other water sports, sports – health center, a center for diving, sauna, massage and disco.

 

Guided tours
Additional Excursions detailed description:

You’ll learn all about the history of Malta, traditions and customs of the people here. Will visit the most beautiful places that you should visit.

Three Cities and  Blue Cave

Visit the three ancient cities Senglea, Cospicua, Vittoriosa. These ancient cities were repeatedly the scene of many fierce battles and sieges. In Vittoriosa are preserved many ancient buildings that recall the glorious days of chivalry. And the three cities will be able to enjoy the magnificent views of the GrandBay – the sea gate of Malta.

Blue-Grotto-Malta-MediterraneanThen the trip continues with a visit to a very picturesque place – Blue Grotto. Here sunlit coral crystal clear seawater shines in golden highlights.

Upon request and if time permits you can ride on a boat and watch the underwater world (the price of this trip is not included in the tour)

“Bridge” – will visit the largest church on the island – an architectural masterpiece and learn about the rich history of this building

Valletta – Malta’s capital. The city was built after the victory of the Order of the Knights of Ioannina over the army of Suleiman the Magnificent. Thanks to Architect Francesco Lapareli. Valletta is the first European city in which everything is designed before being built. The bus will leave at the fortress gates, where the walk begins in the ancient streets to the gardens Barrakka. Since there is a fine view to the GreatBay. During the tour you will see the main attractions of this city full of history.

Mdina – is the ancient capital of Malta. The tour continues with a review of the fortress walls and towers built in the IX century. View; which opens to the whole of Malta is really unforgettable, walking around the town you will see the beautiful houses built more than 400 years.

The next place you will visit is the “town of the masters” – So Ali craft workshops will see skilled craftsmen create distinctive items of gold, silver, glass and others.

San Anton – Visit the largest botanical garden on the island, it was founded in the early XVII century. Was built and situated nearby eponymous palace – was the residence of some of the great masters, the British General – Governor, and today – the summer residence of the Maltese President.

Trip to Gozo – 8 hours with lunch.

€ 55.00 / Children under 12 years – € 35.00

Gozo is the second largest island of the Maltese archipelago. It features an abundance of greenery and his unusual peace and quiet. Traveled to the island with a large and modern ferry. The name of the island is connected to the legend of the beautiful nymph Calypso – daughter of the Atlas.

Visit the site Dwejra, where you will see landmarks such as Azure Window, DomesticSea and rock fungus. Awaits a delicious lunch in the restaurant located in the old fortress „Citadel” in the center of the capital of Gozo – Victoria.

After lunch, the tour continues with a consideration of the unique Ta Pinu church and the miraculous icon of the Virgin of Ta Pinu and ends in the picturesque and beautiful bays Shlendi or Marsaforn. During the trip you can buy souvenirs made by the local people of Gozo, which are known as master artists of traditional crafts.

Trip to Sicily – a day trip to the town of Pozzallo Sicily – Etna volcano and city of Modica.

Departure from Malta at.00. Traveling with ferry, and continues for 90 minutes. Arriving at the port of Pozzallo and then with Buses, which are conducted tours are comfortable and equipped with air conditioning. Guide can select from speaking Russian, English, French, German or Spanish. From Pozzallo trip passes successively second and third highest bridge in Europe, and takes you to the foot of the only active volcano on the continent – Etna. Should climb to the crater Sylvester, where you will have free time for lunch (not included in the price of the trip) and buying souvenirs. Visit the famous resort town of Modica – free time to explore the city. Return to Pozzallo and Back to Malta at 19:30.

Leisure

After getting tired of so many historical architectural monuments, you can indulge in culinary delights and traditional island of Malta. Influences in Maltese cuisine are many – Sicilian, Arabic and refined Mediterranean.

Maltese cuisine can be enjoyed in the cozy restaurants. Almost every house has a small family restaurant with terrace. Here, near the fishing nets and the sound of the waves can enjoy your lunch or a romantic dinner.

restaurants-malta-322x242Of course you can enjoy in large chic restaurants located in the courtyards of castles and palaces, offering sumptuous and delicious food from the Maltese, European cuisine (especially popular is Italian), Chinese’s pie, mussels with rice and bits of octopus in sauce or mussels steamed eggplant, rabbit stew or broiled, beef with olive oil and olives, boiled wheat with steamed vegetables and shellfish. Favorite fish Maltese “Lampuki”, baked, fried, stewed or grilled is delicious dessert Casado is only a small part of the local specialties. What you should not miss is the bread. Maybe before it was the bread of the poor, but now has become a traditional Maltese bread. The most popular breakfast here is “brusheta” which you can try in every bar at lunch – a thick slice of bread is dipped on one side in olive oil and then coated with tomato paste, tuna chunks and slices of onion, garlic and capers.

Maltese wines are very aromatic. Necessarily try Marsala wine – one of the finest dessert wines belong here.

Surely these dishes will leave an indelible mark in your memory and  will remember for the hospitality of Malta-turquoise blue sea , small picturesque beaches, ancient temples and of course, local cuisine, wine and unforgettable magical Maltese bread.

Shopping, markets, antique shops

Malta marketHarbour-307x205The true atmosphere of Valletta you can feel by visiting its colorful markets besides exclusive abundant variety of local and imported goods and products. Sunday market,  Monti-II,  right next to the gate of Valletta and small shops in the shopping mall is the most authentic and relevant to the purchase of colorful Maltese souvenirs. If you are receptive to this kind of shopping you can browse through and antique shops. Malta has a reputation as one of the best places for curios in the world, with its 7000th history as a center of so many different cultures. Furniture sets, charts typical Maltese clocks will go back in time. Most stores and restaurants in the season work until noon, then close for siesta and reopen evening.

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