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Hagar Qim Temples, The Limestone Heritage & Blue Grotto Half-Day Guided Tour

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Unearth Malta's history on a guided half-day tour, visiting the ancient Ħaġar Qim Temples, the Limestone Heritage Park, and the mesmerizing Blue Grotto.

Highlights

  • Unfold Malta’s deep-seated history with this half-day guided tour, unraveling the enigmatic Ħaġar Qim Temples and the alluring Blue Grotto.

  • Immerse yourself in the engaging audio-visual show at the Limestone Heritage Park & Gardens, included in your package.

  • Ħaġar Qim Temples predate the Egyptian Pyramids and have an astronomical alignment visible during the summer solstice. Find out interesting tidbits from your knowledgeable guide.

  • Seize the option for a boat trip to get an up-close view of the mesmerizing Blue Grotto.

  • Fun Fact: The Blue Grotto caves' azure reflections have been captured in Hollywood blockbusters like 'Troy' and 'The Count of Monte Cristo'.

Inclusions

  • Half-day tour of Hagar Qim Temples, The Limestone Heritage & Blue Grotto

  • Expert Spanish, German, French, English, or Italian-speaking guide

  • Round-trip hotel transfers

  • Admission to The Limestone Heritage Park & Gardens

  • Admission to Hagar Qim Temples

Exclusions

  • Boat trip at the Blue Grotto (to be paid at location)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Embark on a Journey Through Time

Your day begins at the Limestone Heritage Park & Gardens in the quaint village of Siġġiewi. This once-limestone quarry has been innovatively transformed into an attraction that weaves history and nature into a compelling narrative. Delve into Malta's vibrant past through an immersive audio-visual presentation and a self-guided tour that reveals the island's rich cultural tapestry. You'll be captivated by the story of this resilient island, and how a humble quarry evolved into a mesmerizing heritage site.

Discover Ancient Wonders and Natural Beauty

Next, travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Ħaġar Qim Temples. Older than the Egyptian Pyramids, these temples offer a peek into the lives of our prehistoric ancestors. Marvel at the architectural genius of these ancient structures as our experienced guide unravels their secrets. Notice how, during the summer solstice, sunlight filters through a hole in the structure illuminating a stone slab inside, a testimony to their astronomical knowledge. The tour culminates at the awe-inspiring Blue Grotto. This complex of seven caves has served as a backdrop for Hollywood blockbusters like 'Troy'. If weather permits, seize the chance to take a boat trip into these stunning caves and witness the shimmering play of light on the azure waters. This blend of history, culture, and natural spectacle promises to make this half-day tour an unforgettable experience.

Accessibility

  • Facilities: Pram/Stroller Accessibility.

Additional information

  • The boat trip at the Blue Grotto is optional (to be paid on location), and it’s always subject to favorable weather conditions. The fee for the boat trip is around €10 for adults and €5 for children (the fee can change without any prior notice).
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs.

  • In the next step of booking, please specify the name and address of your hotel.

  • On the day of your tour, please report at your hotel lobby 30 min prior to your scheduled departure.

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of the hotel.

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