Malta & Gozo: A Tale of Two Islands in the Mediterranean

Experience the rich history of Malta and Gozo, sister islands in the Mediterranean that have welcomed visitors to their shores through ancient, medieval and modern times.
Program No. 24069RJ
11 days
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At a Glance

To explore the islands of Malta and Gozo is to journey through thousands of years of history. Walk in the footsteps of Romans, Greeks, Phoenicians, British and others who once sought to rule this island nation, while getting a local’s look into community, cuisine and much more. Immerse yourself in mythology and ancient history as you explore Gozo, believed to be the island of Ogygia where Calypso held Odysseus prisoner for seven years. In Malta, continue your studies as you explore catacombs, trace World War II history and learn about the treasures of the National Museum of Archaeology. Along the way, be inspired by the incredible Mediterranean Sea, the resilience of the local people and the charm of Malta’s modern life.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Spend three nights in Gozo where you’ll explore the megalithic temples of Ggantija — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — and admire the coastline that was once home to the picturesque Azure Window.
  • Enjoy a private boat ride along the coastline of Malta, followed by a walking exploration of Mdina, an ancient walled city once occupied by the Phoenicians.
  • Join a local expert for a walking exploration of Valletta, Malta’s capital city and home to the National Library, Manoel Theatre and the Lascaris War Rooms.

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