Malta is an elegant & exotic country with enchanting history, sparkling natural beauty, breathtaking beaches & friendly people. Boasting a rich assortment of North African, Italian & Arabic influences, Malta is a microcosm of the Mediterranean that exudes character. From its vibrant blue waters and secluded bays, to medieval walled citadels and splendid baroque churches this delightful tour is truly unique. Led by expert private guide you'll tour Valletta, named one of the most concentrated historic areas in the world by UNESCO & renowned for its awe-inspiring architectural marvels & archaeological remains. Learn the history of enchanting churches, palaces, museums & gardens as you tour the Silent City of Mdina.
The combination of Islamic and European culture makes Tunisia one of the most unique tourist destinations in the world. The massive number of attractions in Tunisia is what you would expect of a country many times its size. It offers superb beaches, spectacular desert scenery and an abundance of historical sites. Once the heartland of Roman Africa, it’s no surprise that Tunisia is home to some of the World’s finest Roman sites and ruins. Evidence of Tunisia’s rich heritage can be seen in the fascinating sites of Phoenician and Roman Carthage, the ruins of the Punic town of Kerkouane and the Medinas of Tunis and Sousse, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites and home of magnificent Islamic architecture dating back over 3,000 years. Like a footprint in the Tunisian desert sand your mind will be imprinted with fond memories to last a lifetime.
Meet your driver and English speaking assistant for an airport transfer.
This evening spend time at leisure or relax at your hotel.
The Palace Hotel (5*) is a distinctly high class hotel within walking distance to all the main attractions of Sliema. This hotel is one of the best in Malta and will impress even the most discerning hotel guest. The professional, courteous, and friendly hotel staff will be on hand to ensure that your stay remains an enjoyable and memorable experience. The guest rooms at the Palace Hotel are luxurious, spacious, and fully facilitated with everything you would expect of a five star hotel. Many rooms have a balcony or roomy terrace to enjoy the spectacular view.
Enjoy a half day tour of Valletta with private transfers and English speaking guide. Valletta, Malta’s capital and a World Heritage site, is nothing short of an open-air museum. It is a living experience of Baroque architecture, a monument donated by the Knights of St John nearly five centuries ago. The city owes both its name and its fortifications to jean de la Valette, Grand Master of the Knights of St. John, who rebuilt the city after the Great Siege of 1565. After a morning at leisure you will go sightseeing in Valletta, visiting the Upper Barracca Gardens and two great buildings erected by the Knights of St. John`s, the Palace of the Grand Masters and St. John`s Co-Cathedral.
You will be picked up and taken with a private vehicle and an English speaking guide to a local first class restaurant.
Enjoy a private full day tour with vehicle and English speaking guide. In the morning you drive inland to the village of Mosta, whose Church of St. Mary has the third largest unsupported dome in all of Europe. Continue on to Mdina, ancient capital of Malta, and a town of great historical charm, much of it painstakingly rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
Enjoy a private full day tour to Gozo with vehicle and an English speaking guide. You will take the ferry across for a day in Gozo, a tranquil island ringed with beautiful bays. Most of this island is rural but one still finds numerous archeological remains and architectural treasures, including the old Citadel and the Ggantija temples. You`ll visit the capital, Victoria, with its hilltop citadel, then see some of the island`s natural wonders: the Azure Window, an immense limestone arch created by erosion; Fungus Rock, whose plant life was harvested for medicinal purposes by the Knights of S. John and the Inland Sea.
Take your flight from Valletta to Tunis today.
A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer to the airport.
The Tunisia Palace is located at the heart of the capital and gateway Medina, close to the beaches of Sidi Bou Said and ancient Carthage and only a mere 20 minutes to the Tunis Carthage International Airport. In a historic building renovated to modern standards, ideally situated on the city’s main avenue, the hotel combines the comfort of a four-star hotel with a particularly charming facade decorated with statues, a monumental hall and the interior is decorated with stained glass and wood paneling. This Palace boasts 47 comfortable, elegantly-decorated rooms for the guests to enjoy. Savor the traditional cuisine at the A la Carte, Le Dome restaurant. Enjoy the cozy atmosphere, soft lighting and many delicious cocktails at the Bar 1900 or enjoy various snacks, along with an enjoyable cuisine at the Bellevue snack bar. The Tunisia Palace features a state of the art Fitness and Wellbeing Centre for the guests to use at their leisure. The wellbeing centre offers a massage cabin, hydro massage bath, sauna, hairdressing salon and a beauty salon. The Palace also offers state of the art conference rooms for the business travelers. The Tunisia Palace is sure to offer you the warm hospitality to make your stay enjoyable and everything you imagine.
Begin the days touring with a visit to Carthage. Explore the ruins which surround this once prosperous Roman city including stops at the Tophet, the Phoenician cemetery, the Punic Harbours, Antonin's Bath, the Carthage Museum and the Saint Louis Cathedral. Continue from here to the village of Sidi Bou Said, boasting spectacular breathtaking views of the Gulf of Tunis.
Enjoy a half day of touring beginning with a visit to the National Museum of Bardo. This museum holds an extensive collection of ancient Roman mosaic, considered one of the largest, complete collections in the world. Next, visit the Medina of Tunis, exploring the narrow souk lined streets before heading to lunch.
After breakfast, the tour begins with a visit to Tuburbo Majus. Tuburbo Majus, or Colonia Julia Aurelia Commoda, as it was referred to during the Roman era, which was originally a Punic town converted into a Roman veteran's colony. ext, travel to Dougga, one of the best preserved Roman historical sites in all of Tunisia. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, Dougga is an outstanding example of ancient Roman architecture, with numerous well preserved columns and structures spread across this 65 hectare site. The town of Testour is located on the hilltops of the Medjerda Valley, some 20kms south-west of Medjez-el-Bab. Formally named Tichilla during ancient’s times, this town's layout emits the influence of both the Muslim and Jewish refugees whom settled here, giving it a distinctive synergy of character and culture.
Set out to Kairouan for a walk through this holy Islamic city, founded in 671 by Okba Ibn Nafâa. It centralized location, proved beneficiary in adding to its renowned reputation for unique, elegant carpet manufacturing, which feature across a wide range of mosques. Visit the impressive Mosque Sidi Okba, founded in the 7th century; this marvel reflects the greatness of the Islam Empire during this era. Visit the Aghlabiden pool, the city's main water reservoir, followed by a stop at Saint Abou Zemaa El Balaoui, also known as the "prophet Berber". Explore the old town (Medina) and enjoy walking through its characteristic markets (the souks).
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Malta for the most up to date visa information.
VISA/PASSPORTA passport is required. For U.S. and Canadian passport holders, a visa is not necessary for stays of up to 90 days.
Please note obtaining a visa is your responsibility. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the embassy of Tunisia for the most up to date visa informationHEALTHHealth insurance is essential. Medical facilities are poor quality. We recommend that you see a health-care provider who specializes in Travel Medicine. The doctor or health-care provider will determine what vaccinations and medication you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities. For more information on travel requirements, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/tunisia.aspx COUNTRY INFOCapital: Tunis. Government: Republic since 1959. Gained independence from France in 1956. Language: The official language is Arabic. French is the second language, English, German and Italian are spoken mainly in tourist resorts. Religion: The principal religion is Islam; there are small Roman Catholic, Protestant and Jewish minorities. Time: GMT + 1. Electricity: 220/110 volts AC, 50Hz. Electric plugs have two round pins (as in continental Europe). Telephone: Country code +216. Mobile Telephone: Roaming agreements with international mobile phone companies exist. Internet: E-mail can be accessed from Internet cafes in most towns and all resorts.
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