"HOP ON - HOP OFF" By bus Tip by alyf1961

By bus, Valletta: 26 reviews and 36 photos

 
 

THE NORTH TOUR

The tour picks you up from your hotel [a city sightseeing minibus]
The double decker bus starts from Sliema ferries at 10.15am.
It drives through Selima, Gzira and ta Xbiex to Valletta bus station where passengers can also get on.
It then goes to Mosta to visit the beautiful church, which you get to visit with a guide.
From there you go to the Ta’qali crafts village and visit a glass blowing centre and a silver jewellery centre.
Next, you visit Rabat where you can get lunch. Then a short walk to mdina and the beautiful walled city.
On the way, back they drop you at your hotel.
The tour lasts about 6 hours.

THE SOUTH TOUR

As with the north tour, you are collected from your hotel and taken to Sliema ferries where the tour starts at 10.15am.
Your first stop is at Valletta where you take a walking tour with your guide. Back on the bus, you visit the three cities stopping at Vittoriosa with a walking tour. Next stop is the Tarxien temples where for 5 euros you can visit the ancient temples. Next stop is marrsaxlokk for lunch. Then after passing the limestone quarries, you go to the blue grotto where you get a chance to go into the grotto on a boat.
The tour then drops you back at your hotel.

You can get tickets for the tours at the ticket booths in Sliema and Valletta, some travel agents [they have a sign in the window], online or from your hotel.

The cost of the tours is-
13 euros adult
9 euros child [5 to 15]
Under 5’s free

If you take the north and south tour, the cost is 15 euros with a free harbour cruise.

Mode: AROUND
Phone: 0356 21822416
Type: Bus
Website: http://www.citysightseeingmalta.com

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 2, 2010
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