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Xara Palace Malta: Stays of Distinction

Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,397

DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Stay in an elegant 17th-century palace in the heart of the medieval city of Mdina on this vacation to Malta. Indulge in luxurious surroundings and head on private tours to the capital Valletta, the Three Cities, and the sister island of Gozo to see medieval landmarks and ancient temples.


This 5-day Maltese vacation takes you to the beautiful Xara Palace to explore the island nation. It features deluxe accommodations and private tours. 

Your journey showcases the Mediterranean island of Malta, an ancient archipelago nation with a diverse cultural history, with influence from Roman, Islamic, and British cultures. During your time in Malta, you’ll stay in the 5-star Xara Palace, an opulent 5-star boutique hotel located in a 17th-century palace. As the only hotel located within the walls of the Silent City of Mdina, Xara Palace offers great views, luxury rooms, and easy access to historical landmarks such as St. Paul’s Cathedral. 

During your time in Malta, you’ll explore the capital Valletta, heading on a half-day private tour to see its ancient infrastructure and medieval landmarks, including the elevated ramparts of Barraca Gardens and the centres of the Order of St. John: St. John’s Cathedral and the Grand Master’s Palace. Afterwards, swing by the Three Cities of VittoriosaCospicua, and Senglea to stroll through narrow medieval streets, ride a traditional boat along the city creeks, and enjoy the panoramic view of the Grand Harbour. Another day, explore the sister island of Gozo on a full-day private tour, visiting the ancient temples of Ggantija and the Place of Giants, which are the oldest prehistoric temples in the world, as well as Dwejra and the Cittadella of Victoria. The rest of your time is at leisure to hit the beach, go shopping along the promenades, or explore more fascinating bits of history. 

At the end of your stay, connect to the airport to return home. 


 

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Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,397

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Day 1

Malta Airport to Malta Hotels

Duration1 Hour

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

The Xara Palace is a 5-star boutique hotel, a beautifully restored 17th-century palazzo. The only hotel located within the walls of the Silent City of Mdina with unparalleled views of the beautiful Maltese countryside. Offering luxury rooms decorated with antique furniture and original paintings. A 3-minute walk from the nearest bus stop and within a minute walk from St. Paul's Cathedral and Mdina Cathedral Museum.

Meal Plan Continental Breakfast
Duration4 Nights
Accommodation

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

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    The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux



    The Xara Palace is a 5-star boutique hotel, a beautifully restored 17th-century palazzo. The only hotel located within the walls of the Silent City of Mdina with unparalleled views of the beautiful Maltese countryside. Offering luxury rooms decorated with antique furniture and original paintings. A …

    The Xara Palace is a 5-star boutique hotel, a beautifully restored 17th-century palazzo. The only hotel located within the walls of the Silent City of Mdina with unparalleled views of the beautiful Maltese countryside. Offering luxury rooms decorated with antique furniture and original paintings. A 3-minute walk from the nearest bus stop and within a minute walk from St. Paul's Cathedral and Mdina Cathedral Museum.

    Facilities

    • Concierge
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Events
    • Mini Gym
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Pet Friendly
    • Porterage
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Sauna
    • Shoe Polishing Services
    • Weddings
    • WI-FI
    • Wine tasting

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Day 2

Treasures of Malta Private Tour: Valetta & The Three Cities

On this private tour, you will depart for Malta's capital city for a guided tour through the bustling streets of Valletta. In Valletta, you will have the opportunity to see a multi-vision show, Malta Experience, depicting 7000 years of Maltese history (optional). Then you will proceed to the Barraca Gardens - built on the elevated Bastion ramparts commending panoramic views of the Grand Harbour and the three cities. Later, visit St. John's Cathedral (optional) - this splendid church was originally the conventual church of the Order of St. John. With it's fine Baroque architecture, elaborate Grand Masters monuments and exclusive precious works of art including a Caravaggio - it will be a fascinating tour. After the Cathedral you will see from the outside the Grand Masters Palace which is the residence of the President of Malta. Spend some free time in Valletta.

After lunch you will head to the Southern part of the island to discover the historical area known as the Three Cities: Vittoriosa, Cospicua & Senglea. A drive past Cospicua will bring you to Vittoriosa where you walk through the various narrow streets shaded by many historic buildings and churches. From the old quay you can take a typical 'fregatina' (boat) for a tour of the famous harbor creeks (optional, subject to weather conditions). In Senglea you will be able to admire the panorama from the beautiful 'vedette' placed in the center of the Grand Harbour.

Duration8 Hours
Day 3

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 4

Full Day Taste of Gozo Private Tour

Today you will start the day early in order to visit Malta's sister island of Gozo. Gozo, is barely 20 minutes away from the mainland and offers a unique Mediterranean setting. It is an island where time has stood still, where traditions and customs form part of the daily life of the Islanders. It offers beautiful scenic views as most of the population still follow their forefathers trades of farmers and fishermen. During this excursion, visit the Temples of Ggantija or Place of Giants (optional), which is the only major prehistoric site on the Island of Gozo. The temple is among the oldest and best preserved in the world. You will also visit the inland sea in Dwejra, Ta' Pinu Church, Xlendi Bay and the Citadella in Victoria. Free time for shopping will also be given as Gozo is well known for its woolen goods and handmade lace.

Duration9 Hours
Day 5

Malta Hotels to Malta Airport

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTURES:

Daily: April to October 

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 4 nights deluxe accommodations in Malta
  • Private Full day Valetta & The Three Cities tour
  • Private Full day Taste of Gozo tour
  • Breakfast daily (excluding day 1)

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Excursions not specifically indicated
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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30 Aug 2021
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