HICKSVILLE, N.Y. -- Amelia Tours' 1999 roster of Malta programs
emphasize variety, with three- to seven-night all-Malta stays as
well as Malta Plus vacations that add Sicily, Cyprus or Tunisia.
Based at a choice of first class hotels, the Kennedy Nova or
Lapsi, or deluxe hotels, the Westin or Phoenicia in Valletta,
travelers have five different excursions included in the
Included is a half-day walking tour of Valletta, whose
highlights are the Auberge de Castile, which offers examples of
18th century Baroque architecture and St. John's Cathedral and
Museum, housing priceless art treasures and the multimedia show,
Another excursion takes visitors to the historic walled city of
Mdina, with such sites as the Plazzo Vilhena and the Baroque
cathedral, and to Rabat to see the Roman Villa and Museum, as well
as the catacombs of St. Paul.
On another day, an excursion is made by ferry to Malta's sister
island of Gozo, visiting the prehistoric temples of Ggantija,
Zaghra grottos, Calyspo's cave and the island capital of
Other package features include seven breakfats, seven dinners,
services of a local host (including airport assistance and
transfers), hotel taxes and service charges; additional optional
sightseeing is available.
Using first class hotels, the per-person, double, cost is $789;
using the deluxe Westin, the price is $1,067 per person and staying
at the Phoenicia, the cost per person is $1,465.
When combining Malta with other destinations, the basic program
includes first class hotels, two or more meals a day, locally
hosted sightseeing, air transportation between Malta and the second
destination, airport transfers and local taxes and service
A 13-night Malta Plus Sicily program features six nights in
Malta with daily sightseeing, and seven nights in Sicily, with
overnights in Catania, Messina, Palermo and Siracusa, plus
sightseeing in Taromina, Monreale, Agrigento and other historic
sites; the per person, double occupancy cost is $1,798.
Malta can be combined with Taormina, Sicily's lovely resort
city, with four days in Malta and three nights in Taromina for
$1,247 per person.
Weekly departures are available on the program mixing Malta for
six nights with Cyprus for seven nights.
In Cyprus, travelers stay in Limassol and take daily excursions
to such attrations as Larnaca, Nicosia and Lefkara, the crusader
castle of Kolossi, the Greco-Roman theater at Curium, Paphos, the
Troodos Mountains and the Kykko monastery.
The cost per person double is $1,748.
Amelia Tours also offers custom escorted tours and a
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