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Christmas in Malta

8 days from £739*
Departing: December 2018
* Price shown: 21 December 2018 from SEN - KM183



Head south to the Mediterranean for this winter-warming festive break on the historic island of Malta. Blessed year round with an agreeable climate, Malta puts on a wonderful festive cloak at Christmas, combining the very best traditional celebrations and some glittering illuminations.

Tour Highlights

  • Soak up the colour and atmosphere of Malta's historic capital, Valetta
  • Visit the ancient three cities of Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea
  • A traditional Christmas dinner and festive entertainment in your hotel

What does the price include?

  • Seven nights' half-board accommodation at your chosen hotel
  • Return flights to Malta
  • Comfortable coach travel and transfers
  • One piece of hold luggage per person
  • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Your Itinerary

Day One

Fly to Malta, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your chosen hotel in Qawra.

Day Two

Rest and relax in the hotel, getting to know this delightful area, which throws itself into the Christmas festivities every year, with its bars and cafes that fringe the sandy bay all dressed for the season.

Day Three

On the first of our included excursions you'll explore Valletta. Visit the award-winning Malta Experience, where an audio-visual presentation will reveal the history of the island and its capital; the Lascaris War Rooms; the Upper Barracca Gardens; and the Auberge de Castille - former home to the Knights of St John.

Day Four (Christmas Eve)

Today brings an opportunity for some last minute Christmas shopping, as well as an included excursion taking us on a journey back in time, as we cross Valletta's Grand Harbour to reach the three medieval cities of Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea.

This evening, begin your Christmas celebrations with dinner and live entertainment at the hotel.

Day Five (Christmas Day)

Enjoy a perfect Christmas day of rest, relaxation and celebration in the hotel and its surroundings, including traditional Christmas Dinner and live entertainment.

Day Six (Boxing Day)

Enjoy a restful day, or perhaps join the optional excursion to delightful Gozo. Board the ferry for a crossing to the quaint port of Mgarr, and visit the island's fortified capital, Victoria, picturesque Marsalforn, famous Calypso's Cave overlooking sandy Ramla Bay and the fascinating Inland Sea at Dwerja.

Spend a last evening in the hotel, reliving the highlights of a special Christmas.

Day Seven

This afternoon's optional excursion will take you to Sliema to board a cruiser for a fascinating tour of Valletta's spectacular Grand Harbour. The scale of the massive fortifications, wharves and waterside buildings becomes all the more apparent when seen from the water.

Day Eight

Return to the airport to check in for your flight home.

Departure Airport Date Price From
BFS 21 December 2018 £769
BHX 21 December 2018 £989
EMA 21 December 2018 £939
LGW 21 December 2018 £809
LGW 22 December 2018 £929
LHR 22 December 2018 £869
LPL 21 December 2018 £749
LTN 21 December 2018 £839
MAN 21 December 2018 £879
MAN 22 December 2018 £899
NCL 22 December 2018 £899
SEN 21 December 2018 £739
STN 22 December 2018 £899

Dolmen Resort Hotel and Spa ★★★★

Extensively refurbished in 2009, the four-star Dolmen Resort Hotel is beautifully located at the water's edge, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and St Paul's islands. The resort of Qawra is a pleasant five-minute stroll from the hotel grounds.

The Santana Hotel ★★★

This excellent hotel is centrally located a short stroll from the resort's promenade and beach. There is a vast array of shops, bars and restaurants in the immediate vicinity, and the casino and the bus station that connects Qawra to the rest of the island are very close by.

Further Information

European closing times

Shops in Europe will generally close from early afternoon on Christmas Eve until 27th December. Included tours and excursions have been chosen for their scenic or historic value.

Hotel transfer times

The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes.

Combining hotel transfers

We sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Itinerary changes

Occasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure. Passengers departing on 22nd December (from Birmingham, Manchester, East Midlands and Liverpool) arrive one day later than the itinerary above. As a result Day Three above becomes their Day Two, and the tour ends with an additional day to relax between the optional excursion to Sliema and the day of their flight home.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

*This low deposit offer applies to new bookings made between 11th September and 3rd October 2018 only. This offer applies to selected flight-inclusive holidays only. Exclusions apply. This offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.