MALTA, FOOD AND HISTORY
Discovery & taste, Designed for families, Less than 1 hour walking, 52
Discover and taste Maltese olives directly from the producers at Limestone Heritage, a former limestone quarry with a large garden full of olive trees. Then proceed to Vittoriosa, the most ancient of the Three Cities, to enjoy some Maltese bruschetta and snails**.
- Limestone Heritage in the village of Siġġiewi
- Vittoriosa, one of the 'Three Cities' of Malta
- Food tasting in Vittoriosa
- A quarry in the ancient village of Siġġiewi which has provided the limestone needed to build the houses, palaces and churches of Malta since prehistoric times. Today it's the site of Limestone Heritage, a facility with a large garden where you can see the remains of the ancient quarry and the expanses of olive trees used to produce the local oil.
- An immersion in the world of olives including the story of the olive trees of Malta told by expert producers, who will also show you the pressing processes. Unmissable tastings of various types of olives, as well as olive oil, strictly on Maltese bread.
- Walking around Vittoriosa is a journey through Maltese history. Along with Senglea and Cospicua, it is one of the “Three Cities”, a symbol of the resistance of the Knights Hospitaller to pressure from the Ottomans.
- Here you can taste some bebbux bl-aljoli, snails that are every bit as good as French escargots. In any case, the food tasting also includes other local delights like hobz biz-zejt, Maltese bruschetta, and zalzett malti, local sausages.
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