"Sunday Special" - Details
Duration: Full Day
During: Mar - May 2012
October 2012 - February 2013
£35: per adult
£25: per child
This excursion has been especially planned to enable you to spend an extremely exciting Sunday.
A superb value for money together with a pleasantly unusual combination of events, will undoubtedly make this Sunday the most exciting day of your holiday. The day starts at approximately 9.30am when you will be collected by our transport and driven to the Valletta Market, where one can spend about an hour amongst the hustle and bustle of buyers and sellers... wheelers and dealers all looking for the best bargains ever.
After visiting the market you will then board your transport and continue on your drive around Valletta's historical bastions in order to give you a close view of what it must have been like for the knights to defend the City from behind the walls.
Then you will leave Valletta travel to Sliema for an enjoyable lunch, either in a four Star Hotel or on-board our vessel for a Harbour Cruise. This is an enjoyable, interesting and most relaxing cruise through two natural harbours located either side of the capital city of Valletta. Marsamxett Harbour and the famous Grand Harbour. Both harbours are rich in history and traditional Maltese culture. Whilst cruising. our guide will explain the history of the Three Cities connected with the Great Siege of 1565 and 1942 and all other places of interest, including the historical forts, battlements and creeks which can only be admired from the sea.
We cruise back to Sliema where we proceed to Marsa Race Track (Entrance included) to spend the rest of the afternoon at the Race Track (local favourites are usually printed in (The Sunday Times). Try your luck on the tote.
"Sunday Special" - Information: Price Details
Information: Price Details
Child: £25.00(Under 12 years)
Preis: Kinder unter 12 Jahren £25.00
Ragazzi (meno di 12 anni) £25.00
Pick-up from your accommodation, to Valletta Market and around Valletta
Visit to Valletta Market
Lunch - Cold Buffet Lunch consisting of: A selection of Cold Main Courses Fruit. Glass of Wine.
Captain Morgan Harbour Cruise, with a fully stocked bar
Free use of on board facilities, including Free Wi-Fi.
Entrance Fee to Marsa Race Track
Transport back to Pick-up Point
In order to allow enough time for booking to be fully processed by all parties, we advise that bookings should be made a minimum of 10 working days in advance, please view our Terms and Conditions page for more details.
To ensure availability and to avoid disappointment, advanced bookings are recommended. Groups accepted.
"Sunday Special " - Information: Schedule & Times
Information: Schedule & Times
|March - May 2012 & October 2012 - February 2013
|Departure Times: 9.00am
Return approximately: 4.30pm
|Please Note:The company reserve the right to alter or cancel this cruise according to prevailing weather conditions.
"Sunday Special" - Information: Transportation
Excursion: by road to Malta destinations:
by sea: - via Harbour Cruise Boat.
Captain Morgan cruise boats have a well stocked bar, full toilet facilities for your convenience, safety equipment, medical necessities (first aid) and are properly licenced and insured as cruise boats in accordance of local regulations for your security and peace of mind.
Your Pick Up Location.
There are many pick up points all over the Island of Malta, located near major hotels. Details of the time and nearest pick up location most suitable for your party will be sent to you via email upon completion of booking.
"Sunday Special" - Information: Extra
Tour Operator: Captain Morgan Cruises.
Add a remarkable experience add to your to-do list whilst in Malta.
This excursion will undeniably be an unforgettable experience this is a must to complete a holiday in Malta.
VALLETTA MARKET - Immerse yourself in the colourful atmosphere of the traditional flea market outside the main city gates of the capital city of Valletta. Here you will have time for shopping amongst the hustle & bustle of buyers & sellers. This is a fascinating visit to a traditional Maltese market. This is a flea market with a difference, you may encounter a variety of most interesting items on display. Including souvenirs, antique or collector pieces, cakes, savouries, toys, clothing, or living creatures such as birds or other animals.
VALLETTA BASTIONS - will be visited after the market to see the historical fortifications and give you a close view of what it must have been like for the knights to defend the city from invading forces.
HARBOUR CRUISE - Join us on a Harbour Cruise and witness Malta's living past unfurl before you as you cruise around the Grand Harbour! A detailed commentary will unfold the history of Valletta and the Three Cities connected with the two great sieges of 1565 and 1942 as well as all the other places of interest. These include the historical forts, battlements, and creeks which can only be admired from the sea. Lunch will consist of a cold buffet with fruit and a glass of wine and will be served either in a 4 star hotel or onboard the harbour cruise vessel.
You will absorbed whilst cruising through two traditional Maltese harbours The Grand Harbour and Marsamxetto Harbour, which are both seeped in a wealth of culture and history. Where you will see living history for yourself as it unfolds all around you, while you cruise in leisure. Captain Morgan's Harbour Cruise is renowned for its detailed commentary which will detail the fascinating history of Valletta and the Three Cities connected with two Great Sieges, as well as all the other places of interest including the historical forts, battlements, historical creeks and imposing fortifications, which can only be admired from the sea.
Re-live the heroic defence of Malta by the Knights of St John and whilst admiring the dominating bastions, the history of Valletta and the three historical cities of Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua, all connected with the two Great Sieges of 1565 and 1942.
Valletta is also known as 'the fortress city' named after the founder Jean Parisot de la Valette, the Grand Master of the Order of St. John.
The Harbour Cruise departure from The Strand, Sliema. Cruising inside Sliema Creek, round Manoel Island to Lazzaretto creek, better known as the Yacht Marina, round Ta' Xbiex to Msida and Pieta creeks, round the battlements and fortifications surrounding Valletta and Floriana to the Grand Harbour.
Proceeding to Menqa Creek, Marsa Creek and the inner basin to see the Malta Ship Building proceeding to the French Creek and the Dockyard area, round the three cities in one (Senglea, Cospicua and Vittoriosa), Kalkara creek, Rinella Bay and Back to Sliema.
We cruise into every creek showing you the closest possible views visiting the two unique natural harbours, Marsamxetto and the Grand Harbour and visiting all 10 creeks.
Faehrt Sie in alle 10 Buchten der zwei Naturhaefen Malta’s, dem Grossen Hafen und dem Marsamxetto Hafen. Bewundern Sie die gewaltigen Bastionen und Festungsanlagen die Valletta schuetzen. Eine ausfuehrliche Erklaerung wird Ihnen die Geschichte der Hauptstadt Valletta’s, den drei Historischen Staedten Vittoriosa, Senglea und Cospicua, der grossen Tuerkenbelagerung 1565, dem 2. Weltkrieg bis hin zur heutigen Zeit erzaehlen.
Croisiere des Ports
Durant cette croisere vous visiterez en detail les deux ports principaux de Malte, c'est a dire Marsamxetto et le Grand Port de la Valette. Vous aurez l'occasion de decouvrir les dix criques qui composent ce circuit grace aux commentaires de notre guide.
Crociera dei Porti
Incrociamo nei due porti principali di Malta quello di Marsamxetto e il Gran Porto della Valletta, vedendo i due lati della nostra capitale. La nostra guida ci portera’ nel passato parlando dei 2 grandi assedii – quello con i Turchi nel 1565 e l’altro durante la seconda Guerra Mondiale nel 1942. Incrociamo sotto le famose Tre Citta’ – Cospicua, Senglea e Vittoriosa.
MARSA HORSE RACES - Spend the rest of the afternoon at the horse races and why not try your luck on the tote? The local favourites are printed in the Sunday Times newspaper.
"Sunday Special" - Information: Locations
Valleta city Sunday market.
Silema Marina: for an enjoyable, interesting and relaxing cruise through two natural harbours, located either side of the capital city of Valletta. Marsamxett Harbour and the famous Grand Harbour. Both harbours are rich in history and traditional Maltese culture.
Marsamxett Harbour. The Grand Harbour.
Sliema Creek (Sliema),Lazzaretto Creek (Ta' Xbiex/Gzira), Msida Creek (Msida/Pietà/Ta' Xbiex), Pietà Creek (Floriana/Pietà), Menqa (Marsa), Marsa Creek (Marsa/Paola), French Creek, Dockyard Creek (Birgu/Bormla/Senglea), Kalkara Creek (Birgu/Kalkara), Rinella Bay/Creek.
Marsa: Race course.
"Sunday Special" - Information: Photo Opportunities and Sightseeing
Information: Photo Opportunities and Sightseeing
This excursion offers endless photo opportunities for some of the worlds most famous landmarks of Malta, with wealth of history and culture.
A sample gallery can be viewed at the top of this page. For an example, you will have the chance to take photographs of: Valletta market, Valletta city, Marsamxett Harbour, Valletta skyline and bastions, Grand Harbour, The Vedette, Seige Bell, Malta horse racing event.