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Artisinal

Malta is a country full of crafts, tradition & culture. Whether you want to see a master weaver at work with top quality wool, meet a passionate woodturner who is creating art from waste logs or experience work at an ancient saltpan where salt has been harvested for hundreds of years, our artisan tours will give you all the keys you need to unlock the beauty of Maltese tradition and craft.

Our expert weaver weaves a blanket from local Maltese wool on a traditional loom during the artisan trail tour

Half Day or Full Day

Artisan Trail

Discover Malta’s traditional crafts and culture on a journey around the island with us. Craft your own experience by picking exactly who you want to visit from our wonderful lineup of craftsmen, musicians and artisans presented below. Leave the trip with a strong sense of Malta’s culture, tradition and spirit and hopefully even some high quality souvenirs.

Approximately 45 minutes

Traditional Instrument Maker
 

Hear the arabic sounding żummara and the witness the Maltese bagpipe that has to be seen to be believed

Discover the wonderfully weird world of traditional Maltese Musical Instruments with Francesco

Our traditional Maltese musician demonstrates traditional Maltese musical instruments during the traditional Maltese music tour
Our traditional maltese musician plays his handmade Maltese bagpipe for a group of tourists during the traditional Maltese music tour

Approximately 1 hour

The Weaving
Experience

See the high quality products produced by our expert weaver and discover the intricacies of working with traditional tools and methods.

See our master weaver Antoine at work on a traditional 200 year old loom

Our expert weaver sits at an traditional loom crafting art from Maltese wool during the weaving experience tour
Our expert weaver sits at the traditional loom crafting art from Maltese wool during the weaving experience tour
our falconer holds a harris hawk in rural Malta during our falconry experience tour
A falcon perched in a rural Maltese setting during our falconry tour

Approximately 2 hours

Falconry
Experience

See the power of nature by watching Lawrence's birds take to the skies in an up close and personal encounter with these impressive predators 

Witness the speed and majesty of Lawrence's falcon friends.

Our traditional Għana singer sings to a group of tourists during the traditional music experience
Our traditional Għana singer sings to a crowd of tourists in a tranquil olive grove in rural Malta during the traditional Maltese music experience

Approximately 2 hours

The Music

Experience

Hear this quirky improvised folk music that has been inducted onto UNESCO’s list for cultural heritage of mankind

Discover Maltese folk singing that may well be the grandfather of modern rap battles

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Private - 2 hours

Woodturners Studio

See what a true quality craft looks like and learn about the unwavering patience and skill to create true art

See an expert woodturner at work with a visit to Harry’s workshop

Our woodturner crouches in front of his workshop holding one of his handmade wooden crafts during the woodturning experience tour
Our expert woodturner works in his workshop to create art by crafting wooden logs into sctulptures during the woodturning experience tour

Private & Shared - 2 hours

Bocci
Experience

Enjoy yourself and immerse yourself into Maltese village life by participating in this popular social sport

Meet some locals by challenging them to a game of Bocci

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A Bocci player showing tourists how to play the popular Maltese game during the bocci experience tour
Our expert beekeeper explains how to produce to quality honey during the honey tasting tour
A row of beehives visible during the honey tasting tour

Approximately 2 hours

Beekeeping
Experience

Learn the intricacies of bee society and honey production from Mario's four generations of knowledge

Taste Malta's rich, raw multiflora honey from our expert beekeeper Mario.

Our sheep farmer proudly displays the different types of traditional Maltese sheeps cheese, Ġbejna, during the sheep farm visit tour

Approximately 2 hours

Sheep Farm

Experience

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Visit a small scale sheep farm to see how Malta’s signature Ġbejna cheese is made

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Private - 2 hours

Sea Salt
Harvesting

Experience the labour that goes into every jar of salt and discover the Darmanin family history of harvesting at the ancient saltpans 

Learn the trade of sea salt harvesting with our high-energy harvester Żaren

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Our sea salt harvester stands in the ancient salt pans ready to give a demonstration in how to harvest sea salt during teh seal salt harvesting tour

Private & Shared - 2 hours

Gilding
Experience

The Darmanin gilders have touched just about every piece of art in Malta in their 6 generations of work in this craft

See the impressive work done by our expert gilder Pierre

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Our expert gilder demonstrates his skills in his craft during a gilders workshop tour
The winemakers stand in their vineyard explaining how to produce wine from Maltese indigineous grapes during the Maltese wines tour
the ancient city of Mdina stands over the vineyard growing the indigineous grapes of Malta during the Maltese wines tour

Approximately 2 hours

Vinyard

Experience

Capitalise on a unique and increasingly rare opportunity to taste wine made from the indigenous grapes of Malta, the Girgentina and Ġellewża.

Spend an afternoon in the tranquil vineyards of the Cortis brothers right at the feet of Mdina

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our winemaker stands in his vineyard explaining the natural winemaking process during the natural Maltese wines tour
Our winemaker walks a group of tourists through the vineyard where he explains the natural winemaking process during the natural Maltese wines tour

Approximately 2 hours

Maltese
Natural Wines

Taste unique natural wines made using ancient techniques where our winemaker mixes traditional methods with experimental flavors

Experience a winery visit like no other with the eccentric wisdom of Mark Casar.   

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