Marsaxlokk Fishing Village and Blue Grotto Half-Day Guided Tour

Marsaxlokk Fishing Village and Blue Grotto Half-Day Guided Tour

Explore the picturesque fishing village of Marsaxlokk and its traditional Sunday open market, travel to Zurrieq Valley to visit the marvellous Blue Grotto where you can also take an optional boat trip to the caves, end your tour with a walk at Qrendi, one of Malta’s unspoilt traditional villages.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Marsaxlokk, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta

We start our tour with a visit to the picturesque fishing village of Marsaxlokk.

This gorgeous village is the largest fishing harbour in Malta, and has been so since antiquity, today the greater part of fish sold on the islands are caught by fishermen coming from this village. Traditional “luzzu’s” (brightly coloured traditional fishing boats) and larger fishing vessels line the sheltered harbour in a colourful display that has been the subject of countless photoshoots.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Marsaxlokk Open Market, 79 Xatt is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Malta

Marsaxlokk is also popular for its many delightful restaurants and nice cafés huddled along its entire promenade and for it’s charming and large open-air market, selling a vast assortment of food and a wide array of durable goods, such as fish, locally produced honey and fruit jams, traditional sweets and other delicacies, local wines and liquors, souvenirs, clothes, shoes, traditional lacework and crafts, custom jewellery, accessories and many more.

This is the perfect location to spend a Sunday morning, enjoying a stroll in the unique settings of this quaint village where you can rub your shoulders with the locals, experience the Maltese way of life and admire the lovely sea views while browsing the market, looking for ‘that’ perfect deal!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Coast Rd Qrendi, Zurrieq, Island of Malta Malta

Our next stop is Żurrieq Valley where we will visit the magnificent Blue Grotto and appreciate the fantastic scenery and breath-taking views surrounding the entire site.

The Blue Grotto is a complex of seven caves found along the southern coast of the island, this complex comprises of a massive and very impressive main arch, which is approximately 30 meters in height, as well as a system of 6 other caves, amongst which you will find the Honeymoon Cave, the Cat’s Cave, and the beautiful Reflection Cave.

Featured in numerous movies shot in Malta, owing to its natural beauty, enchanting structure, and perfect location, such as Cutthroat Island (1995), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) & Troy (2004), this extremely popular site attracts many visitors each year, with many opting to see the amazing grotto up-close, weather permitting you will also have the time and opportunity to visit the grotto and caves by taking one of the boat trips (boat trip is not included in the price).

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Qrendi, Qrendi, Island of Malta

We end our tour with a visit to Qrendi, one of Malta’s unspoilt traditional villages, our guide will help you explore this peaceful and charming typical Maltese village. While small and compact with a population of just 2,700 persons, it is at the same time bursting with interesting attractions, from the main square to the hub of the village, with its parish church and band club, you will be led through a maze of winding narrow streets that all have a story to be told.

Duration: 45 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"The time shown on the website or on your ticket is the approximate start time of the activity and not the time when you will be picked up from your Hotel (or closest meeting point). At least a few days before the date of your activity, you need to make sure to contact the tour operator to confirm your pick-up location and pick-up time."
"The tour will be guided in the language you have booked; however, please note that, at times, depending on operational circumstances, the commentary might be provided by a multilingual guide (limited to a maximum of 2 languages)."
"The boat trip at the Blue Grotto is optional (to be paid on location), and it’s always subject to favourable 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)."
"The tour operator reserves the right to change the order of the visits without any prior notice."
"Although we usually visit Qrendi for our village walk, the provider reserves the right to change the location to another typical Maltese village, when this happens, we always make sure that the tour will retain the same appeal, charm, and value of the original programme/itinerary."
"The market might be closed on public holidays falling on a Sunday, when this happens, the visit to the Marsaxlokk fishing village will be carried out normally, but if the market is closed, we will spend more time at the fishing village."
"Not recommended for travellers with mobility impairments"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 52 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio: 09:30 AM
Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
• The time shown on the website or on your ticket is the approximate start time of the activity and not the time when you will be picked up from your Hotel (or closest meeting point). At least a few days before the date of your activity, you need to make sure to contact the tour operator to confirm your pick-up location and pick-up time.

• If any guests staying on the island of Gozo (Malta's sister island) would like to participate in this activity, they must make their own way to Malta by ferry. We can then organize their pick-up transfer from Cirkewwa Harbour (in Malta). The drop-off at the end of the activity will also be at the Cirkewwa Harbour (in Malta).

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off (from your Hotel or a very close meeting point to your accommodation)
  • All transportation in airconditioned vehicles
  • Licenced tour guide

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks
  • The optional boat trip at the Blue Grotto (to be paid on location)
  • Gratuities (optional)

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