Optional activities

Tours have been arranged for you to experience Malta, its culture and history. Meet and network with your peers while enjoying the sights and wonders of the island.

Sunday May 14. Blue Grotto & Sunday Market in Marsaxlokk

The first stop is the Blue Grotto,Marsaxlokk, a number of sea caverns mirroring the brilliant phosphorescent colors of the underwater flora. The next stop is the Hagar Qim Temple ruins from the Neolyptic time period. We continue to the fishing village of Marsaxlokk. See the colorful, traditional Maltese fishing boats with the mythical eye painted on their praws. The Sunday market shows a fascinating insight into local life and traditional industry. Here you you can wander around on your own and maybe stop at one of the many good fish restaurants for lunch. You will be back in the mid afternoon.
Depart: 10:00   Return: 14:00   -   Cost: € 55. 

Monday May 15. Valletta Walking tour

VallettaValletta is Malta´s capital city and a World Heritage site and is nothing short of an open-air museum. It is a living experience of Baroque architecture, a monument donated by the Knights of S:t John nearly five centuries ago. Throughout the years, Valletta has welcomed emperors, heads of state, artists and poets and is now the permanent seat of the Maltese government.The excursion includes a visit to the Upper Barrakka Gardens, the Auberge de Castille, the Grandmaster´s Palace and S:t John´s Co-Cathedral which holds the Beheading of St John the Baptist by Caravaggio, the largest painting produced by an artist and the only one known to be signed. Dotted with quaint cafés and wine bars, the city is today one of Malta´s main tourist attractions.
Depart: 10:00   Return: 14:00.   -   Cost: € 45.

Wednesday May 17. Tour to Palazzo Parisio

FrescoLocated 20 minutes away, the Palazzo in Naxxar, Valletta often described as a miniature Versailles, is a glorious showcase pf Maltese and Italian craftsmanship at the turn of the 19th century with lavishly decorated ceilings, murals and frescoes, magnificent antique furniture, paintings and bronzes. Palazzo Parisio is a unique venue for corporate hospitality at the highest level.
Depart: 13:00   Return: 15:30.   -   Cost: € 35.

Friday May 19. Tour to Gozo

GozooStay another day and enjoy Malta´s neighbouringGozoisland of Gozo which encompasses dizzying cliffs and scenic hills. Gozo has a population of around 31,000, known as Gozitans. Highlights for a day trip are its hilltop walled capital, Victoria, the extraordinary rockformations of Dwejra and the lovely small town of Xaghra, home to the gigantic-by-name-and nature Ggantija prehistoric temples, some of the world´s oldest religious structure.
Lunch at own pleasure.
Depart: 08:30   Return: 16:30.   -   Cost: € 40 including tickets to Ggantija.