The George Cross Island in WW ll

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Tour Number

Activity Level

236211


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature teenagers

Friendly: No.
There are steps involved

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Private Tour of Military and Civilian places that evoke Malta's crucial wartime role.


Malta played a pivotal role in the Second World War Mediterranean Theatre of Operations. Located between North Africa and Europe, it was the Allies' only outpost in the Central Mediterranean and proved to be 'A Thorn in the Axis Side'. It withstood over three years of aerial bombardment and suffered hunger, damage and death.

Thankfully, these times are only a distant memory. But they are visible in museums and if you look closely enough, the scars can be seen on buildings till today.

We have this down as a 4 hour tour but if your stay on Malta is a longer visit, then we can quote for a longer visit with more stops depending on your time factor

Itinerary

We will drive out to Mdina and see the island spread out below us, and we will make out the strategic targets. Then we can drive down to Ta' Qali where a small part of the former RAF base houses the small Aviation Museum. Afterwards, we go to Valletta's National War Museum housed in the historic Fort St Elmo.

There will be time for lunch if this taken as a full day tour followed by a visit in contemporary Valletta.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We meet at the hotel Lobby or if coming by ship, just outside the port gates near the Tourist Office

End location: Same as Pickup or as requested

Duration: 4 hours

We can also quote for a shorter tour. Kindly advise time available for touring

Transportation

We will drive around the locations in an air conditioned car or minibus. There will also be some walking and also steps when we go to museums.

What’s Included

Other: My guide services and a properly licensed vehicle - compact car or minivan as necessary.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 Euros - 37 Euros are Entrance Fees

13 Euros will cover a snack such as a Pizza and Drink.

What’s Extra

Other: Museum Entrances.
Food and Drink.

For Groups of 3 - 10, There is a Minibus supplement of 200 Euros. Please contact me so I can prepare a Custom Tour for your group.

Restrictions

If it shows I am unavailable for some particular date, do still contact me as sometimes I may be booked for only part of the day and I may still be able to guide you.

A Recent Review of this tour

Anne was friendly, informative, very flexible and a wiz at finding out of the way sights (including a fabulous local restaurant).
David Pollick

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Private tour guide Anne Marie

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