Malta, Sicily, Amalfi Coast & Tuscany – 2018

Day 1
Depart 9.55pm overnight flight Sydney to Dubai on Emirates

Day 2

Depart 7.55am Dubai to Larnaca, Cyprus (3hrs 40mins) then onto Valletta, Malta (2hrs 20mins) arriving 2pm

On arrival in Valletta we transfer to our hotel in Sliema. Accommodation is generally much more affordable in Sliema than in the walled historical centre of Valletta.

The old town of Valletta is easily accessed by a regular 7-minute ferry service (every 30 minutes) across Marsamxett Harbour. Spend afternoon exploring Sliema.

Accommodation (Highly Recommended): Ta Gianni Guest House, Sliema


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Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Visiting Venice is like visiting a living museum. Its beautiful setting, its abundance of artworks and architecture and its maze of streets and canals make it a unique experience.

We arrived by train into Santa Lucia station and were able to change money, buy a snack and get a map from the Tourist Information Office – all within the station building. Going out the main doors and down the steps took us to a large pedestrian area – to the beginning of the Grand Canal – the main thoroughfare of Venice.

From the station we took a Vaporetto (water bus) towards the San Zaccaria stop, just near St Marks Square. This trip down the Grand Canal was a wonderful introduction to Venice. (more…)

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