Social Programme

Wednesday 30th October and Saturday 2nd November
0930-1230 hrs
Valletta Half Day

The excursion will take place on Wednesday morning before the event starts and again Saturday morning after the event ends.

Leaving the hotel on foot at 0930hrs accompanied by an English speaking guide you will make your way to Valletta, the Maltese Capital, built in the 16th Century by the Knights of the Order of St John and bearing the name of the Knight who led it’s construction, Jean de La Valette.

After visiting the Upper Barrakka Gardens with a view over the Grand Harbour, the tour will continue with a visit to the “Malta 5D” Audio-Visual show, a 16-minute journey through the history of the Islands. Following that the participants will make their way down to St John’s Co-Cathedral where they will have the opportunity of visiting the famous painting “The Beheading of St John” painted by Michelangelo Caravaggio.

No visit to Valletta is complete without some free time to take in the local culture and enjoy a coffee at one of the many cafes in the city before returning back to the hotel.

DURATION: 3 hours
INCLUDED: English speaking guide, entrance tickets to Malta 5D show & St John’s Cathedral
PRICE: €30.00 per person
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Thursday 31st October
0930-1245 hrs
Mdina Half Day – Spouse Event

The excursion will take place on Thursday morning during the conference.

Leaving the hotel at 0930hrs by coach and accompanied by an English speaking guide you will make your way to Mdina, the old Capital of the islands until 1530 and one of the most historic fortified cities in Europe.

After visiting the streets of Rabat just outside the Main Gate of Mdina, the tour will continue with a visit to the Mdina Bastions from where one can get a full view of the entire islands. A brief visit to the Mdina Cathedral will follow before boarding the coach again and driving a short distance to Ta Qali Crafts village where one can see typical Maltese Artisans at work ranging from ceramics, filigree silver and hand-blown glass. Participants will have the opportunity to visit and buy from the local artisans.

The tour will come to an end at the hotel at around 1245 hrs.

DURATION: 3 hours 15 minutes
INCLUDED: English speaking guide, entrance tickets to Mdina Cathedral & Coach Transfers
PRICE: €31.00 per person
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Friday 1st November
0930-1230hrs
Grand Harbour Cruise

The excursion will take place on Friday morning during the conference.

Guests will be picked up from hotel at 0930hrs and transferred to Sliema Harbour (15 mins drive)

Join us on a Harbour Cruise and witness Malta’s living past. Cruise around Malta within the two natural harbours on either side of Valletta – Marsamxetto Harbour and 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 including the historical forts, battlements and creeks which can only be admired from the sea. We cruise into every creek showing you the closest possible views

The tour will come to an end at the hotel at around 1245 hrs.

DURATION: Cruise Duration = 1 hours 45 mins + transfer
INCLUDED: English commentary on board, transfers to/from harbour & harbour cruise ticket
PRICE: €25.00 per person
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