Malta Short Break
- Escape to Malta for a few days of sightseeing & sun on this 4-night guided holiday.
- Discover the history & beauty of the island on a full day guided tour of Malta’s highlights.
- Take in Malta’s capital by water on a half day cruise through Valletta’s two natural harbours.
- Enjoy free time to explore the natural beauty of the island, with tips from our local guide.
Book Your Trip From €559pp
Book Your Trip From €559pp
Your Guided Group Holiday To Malta
Travel with us on this short break to discover the unique charm of Malta. This tiny island boasts a colourful history and influences from its Mediterranean neighbours have resulted in a magical blend of culture, cuisine, language and landscape. We’ll spend 4 nights in this Mediterranean gem and enjoy a full day guided sightseeing tour, taking in the main highlights like the Tarxien Temples, Ghar Dalam and the small picturesque traditional fishing village of Marsaxlokk. We’ll also enjoy an excursion to Valletta’s two natural harbours of Marsamxett and the Grand Harbour, which have played a vital role in Malta’s history. This holiday also includes free time to explore at your own pace or just soak up the beautiful island sun.
Activity Level: Moderate
Travel to Malta
Arrive in Malta
Upon arrival in Malta, you will be met on arrival in the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Full Day Guided Tour
Begin your Malta adventure with a full day guided tour that will showcase the island's most important ancient treasures as well as many scenic highlights. Youll visit the Tarxien Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage site that consists of four impressive megalithic structures. At Ghar Dalam (dark cave), witness the earliest evidence of human presence on Malta. Close by, the popular holiday spot of Birzebbuga, beckons with its sandy beach. In the seaside village of Marsaxlokk, the traditional Maltese fishing boats called Luzzus, with the mythical eye painted on their prows, add to the appeal of this historic location. The harbour was used in successive invasions by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, and the Ottoman fleet when they came to lay siege to Malta in 1565. Lunch at a local restaurant is included.
Explore Valletta's Harbours
Today, set off on a boat trip and marvel at the beauty of Valletta's two natural harbours : Marsamxett and the Grand Harbour, which have played a vital role in Malta's history. Seen from the sea, Valletta appears in all its grandeur, providing superb photo opportunities.
Free Time in Malta
On this free day you can discover what St. Paul's Bay has to offer, take a boat trip to Malta's sister island, Gozo, or spend some time wandering through the atmospheric streets of historic Valletta. Your local guide will be pleased to offer you sightseeing tips and recommendations.
Optional Excursion - Valletta
Your local guide can offer an optional half day excursion to Malta's capital. Please ask locally for more information
Time to bid farewell to Malta. Transfer from your hotel to the airport for your flight home, with guide assistance.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.