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To find out more visit Solo departures on selected dates, subject to availability Single rooms at no extra cost Your tour includes l l l 10 nights in hotels 23 meals: 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 10 dinners Free bar on selected nights The Cathedral of St Paul Excursions and visits Valletta walking tour National Museum of Archaeology and the Lascaris War Rooms Guided tour of Ghar Dalam Guided tour of Mosta and Mdina Guided tour of Victoria and visit to the cathedral and Period House Guided walk along coastal salt pans Visit to Ta'Pinu sanctuary and remains of the Azure Window Visit to Ggantija Temples Visit to the Rotunda in Xewkija Use of audio headsets on selected guided tours l l l l l l l l l St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta Maltese fishing boats Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Welcome drink reception Porterage at all hotels and on all ferry crossings. l l l l l stone, where you'll have the opportunity to visit the late 17th-century Mdina Cathedral. The city has traditionally been home to the wealthiest islanders, which explains the array of grand buildings found here. Right outside the city is the suburb of Rabat where you'll find the impressive St Paul's Catacombs. An optional afternoon tour takes you from your hotel to the cities of Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea on the other side of the Valletta Grand Harbour. Wander through the narrow streets and admire the church, historic buildings and auberges before returning to your hotel. B, L, D Day 10: St Paul's Bay. After your action-packed few days, you'll have a final day to spend as you please. You might like to join one last optional excursion to the old fortified city of Vittoriosa, one of the most bombed places during the Second World War. Learn more about the brave islanders and their defenders during the Blitz with a visit to the Malta at War Museum and visit Fort Rinella, home since the Second World War to the Armstrong 100-ton gun, the world's largest cannon. B, L, D Day 11: Malta-UK. Travel to the airport for your return flight back to the UK. B Extend your holiday Malta. 7 nights from £720 All inclusive. Continue your holiday with a stay at the locally rated 4-star Seashells Resort at Suncrest. Please call for details. Selected optional excursions now available to book in advance SAVE an additional £50 on all advertised prices when you book by Jan 31, 2019 Prices from: Mar 14, 2019 - Solos 1289 Apr 11 1319 May 2, 23 1319 Jun 6, 13 1359 Sep 5 1359 Sep 26 1329 Oct 3 1269 Oct 17 1199 Single Supplement : from £149 (exc. Solos) Islands of Antiquity. Holiday code: CT351/AF595. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £54 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. We are unable to include the environmental contribution tax for Malta: this has to be paid by guests. Hagar Qim On an included excursion visit the spectacular temple of Hagar Qim which stands in isolation on high, open ground on a cliff-top on Malta's south coast overlooking the islet of Fifla. Dating from around 3,300BC, the megalithic temple complex predates both Stonehenge and the Pyramids of Egypt by some 1,000 years. Only these stone temples remain of the first people to live on Malta, but they are surprisingly sophisticated. Hagar Qim, excavated in 1839, has revealed some important information and artefacts, including various altars, which tell us something of their religious culture. Early settlers, probably from Sicily, worshipped a `mother goddess' and some of their `fat lady' statues representing fertility, are now on display at the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta. Getting You There Prices are based on British Airways or Air Malta from Gatwick dependent on date of departure. Ask about our great value upgrades to Club Europe or Business Class. l To book, please visit your Travel Agent 203