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Tour to Landscapes &
Villages - Blue Grotto (optional
Mgarr Village, Golden Bay (HPV7)
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We start with a scenic drive along the coast road, en
route you will pass St. Paul's and Xemxija Bay. Our first stop will
be Ghajn Tuffieha & Golden Bay. Two beautiful beaches separated by a
natural rock formation on which a 17th century tower stands. Here
you can enjoy some fabulous panoramas of both bays.
We proceed via the farmers village of Mgarr and head towards the
medieval city Mdina (visible from the road only), until we reach the
area known as Buskett. We drive though Buskett Gardens and onto Dingli Cliffs.
These cliffs are characterised by vertical or near-vertical rock
faces rising from the sea to heights of up to 70-130m above sea
level. Some of the steep slopes are terraced and this unique feature
together with the expanse of the deep blue Mediterranean sea provide
The final part of the tour includes a scenic drive through the area
known as Girgenti. Girgenti is a shaded fertile valley renowned for
its orchards and cultivated fields. Eco system here is Maquis so it
is green all year round. Citrus and other fruit trees thrive in the
valley beneath the surrounding ridge. This route will also take us
via typical local villages before we reach the Blue Grotto.
Blue Grotto. This picturesque grotto and its neighboring system of
sea caverns mirrors the brilliant phosphorescent colors of
underwater flora. Boat trips, which take around 25 minutes allow you
to explore these grottoes and sea caverns along this stretch of
coast (the boat trip is not included in the overall price as it
operates subject to weather conditions, allow eur8).
At this stage our tour comes to an end and we make our way back.
!Note The order in which we
operate the tour may differ as mentioned above.
Prices are based on the group size and are not per person.
Private transport is provided based on the number of passengers in
Tour with driver and *Licensed Tour Guide:
eur245 for 1 to 3 passengers
eur320 for 4 to 6 passengers
eur430 for 7 to 12 passengers
eur510 for 13 to 17 passengers
Contact us for larger group up to 50
There are no entrance fee requirements for this tour.
Sunday/Public Holiday Supplements:
Add eur10 (not per person) applies for tours operated on Sunday's and
Note. If you are making an
enquiry for next year the tour rates and entrance fees may differ to
those mentioned above.
This tour can
start on any day
Pick Up/Meeting Point:
We can pick up from any location
If you are visiting on a busy cruise line day this tour may not be
available. For tour itineraries that are guaranteed to operate for
cruise line passengers go to our
Licensed Tour Guides:
Your Licensed Tour Guide guide will be
with you for the FULL tour duration and will provide detailed en
route commentary and will also accompany at historical sites,
temples, museums and around fortified cities such as Valletta, Mdina
Guides are available in English, German, French, Dutch and Spanish
How to Book
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