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Sliema, Malta
Archaeological Sites & Fishing Villages

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Visit monuments that predate the Pyramids and Stonehenge—the Tarxien Temples, Mnajdra Temples and Hagar Qim—on this self-guided tour, with private door-to-door transfers and onboard Wi-Fi to maximize your time. Explore the sites using the audio and visual systems, then stop at Marsaxlokk and Wied iz-Zurrieq fishing villages, where you can choose to have a lunch with a view or take a boat ride to Blue Grotto (both at own expense).
  • Tour the Tarxien Temples, recognized with UNESCO World Heritage status
  • Action-packed tour visits three ancient sites and two villages
  • All the freedom of independent travel without the self-drive stress
  • Picks up and drops direct from your accommodation, saving time
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10:00 AM
Will pickup clients from their desired location: (Ship/Hotel/Residence)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Archaeological Sites & Fishing Villages?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Archaeological Sites & Fishing Villages?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Archaeological Sites & Fishing Villages?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Archaeological Sites & Fishing Villages?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Wonderful private guide!
, May 2022
Christopher was giving a wealth of knowledge. Also very accomodating to help us get last minute Hypogeum tickets. Very punctual at every pick up points. Highly recommend his service.
, May 2022
Christopher was extremely personable and knowledgeable. He was so professional, clearly demonstrating a deep knowledge of the archeological sites. He also gave us great insight into the cultural roots of the Maltese people. Christopher is a treasure and Viator is lucky to have him. If possible, clients wanting this tour should ask for him. It was a fantastic experience.
Exploring the Ancients of Malta
, Apr 2022
The tour was outstanding. The driver and his trainee were very well informed, friendly, and helpful. They were able to adjust/add to my tour a location I wanted to visit without any problems. They are quite professional and the sights included in the tour were breath taking.
An excellent and informative guide, knowledgeable and very pleasant.
, Mar 2022
Wonderful neolithic and stone age sites well described by a very good guide. Well worth it and a great experience,
Really interesting and worthwhile tour lead by a great tour guide!
, Mar 2022
Excellent tour by Christopher of some of the Neolithic sites which are really worth visiting and very well presented by Malta Heritage. Also nice to visit two of the lovely fishing villages, including one where we had a fine fish lunch. Christopher was a first class host and tour guide. He was a mine of information on the history of the island and any aspects of Malta. Highly recommended!
Personalized tour of Malta by a local
, Jan 2022
Chris was incredibly friendly and welcoming to us on our last full day in Malta. Because we traveled in the December off season, it basically was a private tour for the day to see the historical megalithic sites and viewpoints. Definitely take the opportunity to visit the Blue Grotto by boat if the weather allows. The color of the water is surreal and stunning. Chris was patient and allowed us to take our time at each location, provided a local's perspective, and shared some Maltese phrases for us to practice. Grazzi!
Best day tour in recent memory
, Dec 2021
My mom and I had a great day tour with Christopher to see Neolithic temples and quaint fishing villages. Christopher was extremely organized, friendly and so knowledgeable! We highly recommend this tour.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great Private Tour
, Nov 2021
We would definitely recommend this tour and already have to others. With its Hotel pickup and drop off it is a breeze. Christopher was an awesome host and so full of knowledge. We can only hope he is who takes you around to the sights. For us it was perfectly timed even though it was at your own pace. Vehicle was clean and extremely comfortable. The only thing that may have made it better is if the guide actually took you through the sites (COVID-SMH), but the audio version was acceptable. Again we would highly recommend and want to thank Christopher again for the great day. Tony and Jennifer
Great tour!
, Nov 2021
We very much enjoyed this tour and Christopher was a terrific guide. The archaeological sites are fascinating and the audio guides were very good (they apparently instituted these because of COVID). Christopher gave us extra info and answered all our questions before and after each site. He’s very knowledgeable and passionate about Malta and its history. The fishing village and blue grotto were nice stops, but because of bad weather the market was minimal and the boats at the grotto weren’t running, so we didn’t get the full experience. Christopher did not rush us at all - everything was at our pace and the transportation was very comfortable. Even after the tour was done Christopher continued to be helpful. The next evening I texted to ask if the blue grotto boats had run, and he responded immediately, even reaching out to another guide to find out, but still getting us an answer within 3 minutes!!
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, Oct 2021
Chris is very knowledgeable and has no problem answering any questions. He recommended a very good place to eat and even stopped at view point along the way to different sites
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