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HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY KALITHEA HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY QAWRA BAY Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights, Rhodes Explore the medieval walled city of Mdina Archaeology in Rhodes 7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £959^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ Departing: May 15 (£959) and Oct 9, 2019 (£959). Holiday code: AV158 All breakfasts, lunches and dinners Free bar open 10 hours a day House wine and water at dinner One half-day and four full-day excursions Three illustrated talks Archaeology host and Saga host Welcome drink and drinks reception Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Porterage at your hotel Fruit and water in your room on arrival l l l l l l l l l l Malta's Ancient Legacies 7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £1099^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ Departing: April 22, 2019 (£959). Holiday code: AV180 All breakfasts, lunches and dinners Free bar open 12 hours a day Local wine with lunch and dinner Eight excursions with 12 visits Three archaeology talks Expert archaeology host and Saga host Welcome drink and drinks reception Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Porterage at your hotel l l l l l l l l l Local flights Learn about the legacy left by the Knights of St John through fascinating excursions and informative talks. Your Programme Rhodes Town: Explore the old and new parts of the town on a guided tour. The Knights of Rhodes: See the Palace of the Grand Masters and the Street of the Knights, plus the exhibitions within the palace. Historic Rhodes: Visit the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes, the Acropolis, temples and Roman sites. Western Rhodes: See Kameiros, one of the best-preserved classical Greek cities and the Acropolis of Ialysos. Eastern Rhodes: Tour Kallithea to see the Byzantine influence, then head to Lindos to see one of the most sacred sites of the ancient world, the Temple of Athena Lindia. Blue Sea Beach Hotel QQQQ This locally rated 4-star hotel has 316 bedrooms and enjoys a beachfront setting on Faliraki beach, eight kilometres from the shops and restaurants of Rhodes Town. You can extend your holiday at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel. Please call for details. Local flights Explore Malta's intriguing archaeological past, tracing the island's history from prehistoric times to Roman rule. Your Programme Ghar Dalam Caves and Tas Silg: See rich deposits of animal bones that predate man, including pygmy hippos and elephant, and visit the megalithic and later remains of Tas-Silg The Malta Experience and National Museum of Archaeology: The museum houses a wealth of artefacts from the island's long history, from the Phoenicians to the Romans, and to the Knights of St John. Hagar Qim Temple: Visit this impressive Neolithic temple. Mnajdra Temples: See the three temples of Mnajdra that span more than a millenia. Roman Museum and St. Agatha's Catacombs: Explore this first-century Roman house complete with splendid mosaic floors, and catacombs. Mdina: Enjoy a tour of this wonderful medieval walled city. Limestone Heritage Park and Clapham Junction cart ruts: Learn about the importance of limestone in the island culture, and see the `cart ruts' at Misrah Ghar il-Kbir, nicknamed `Clapham Junction'. Gozo and Ggantija temples: Visit the island of Gozo to see this megalithic temple. Seashells Resort at Suncrest Hotel QQQQ This locally rated 4-star hotel lies in an enviable seafront location near Qawra, it has two restaurants and two outside swimming pools. There are 425 bedrooms with balconies. You can extend your holiday at the Seashells Resort and Suncrest Hotel. Please call for details. SAVE an additional £50 on advertised price when you book by Feb 28, 2019 Archaeology in Rhodes. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flight from Gatwick to Rhodes with the scheduled services of British Airways or the charter services of Thomas Cook airlines. Prices are subject to availability and may change. § A reduction of £20 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation, to travel from a local airport or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (subject to availability and extra charges may apply) please visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. We are unable to include the Greek Tourist tax, this has to be paid locally by all guests. See enclosed Essential Information. SAVE an additional £50 on advertised price when you book by Feb 28, 2019 Maltas Ancient Legacies. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flight from Gatwick to Malta with the scheduled services of Air Malta. Prices are subject to availability and may change. § A reduction of £20 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation, to travel from a local airport or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (subject to availability and extra charges may apply) please visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. We are unable to include the environmental contribution tax for Malta, this has to be paid locally by all guests. See enclosed Essential Information. 44 Please quote SPN34 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 300 600 or visit saga.co.uk/managemybooking