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Merill Eco Tours

75 Triq San Bartolomew, Qormi, Island of Malta QRM 2188, Malta
+356 9944 3118
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Fabulous Farms of Malta

Our group of 10 had a wonderful experience with Christian and Jeanette traveling through the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa L
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Tan-Nixxiegha Olive Grove, Bingemma

I joined the Tan-Nixxiegha Olive Grove tour and it was very interessting. It's a fantastic place... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Silke I
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Merill Eco Tours is a social enterprise which provides alternative experiences to locals and tourists who wish to enjoy the nature, culture, history and tradition of the Maltese Islands. Through our network of farmers and artisans we manage a number of unique farms and workshops around the islands, these offer truly authentic experiences and genuine local products which may be consumed and purchased on location.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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75 Triq San Bartolomew, Qormi, Island of Malta QRM 2188, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 10 had a wonderful experience with Christian and Jeanette traveling through the Maltese countryside.The trip provided a comprehensive snapshot of the agricultural heart of the region. We loved meeting Mark and his team producing natural Maltese wines. Thank you to Grace for...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I joined the Tan-Nixxiegha Olive Grove tour and it was very interessting. It's a fantastic place with people, that love what they do. Charlie is amazing.

Thank Silke I
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Christian was incredibly personable and easy to communicate with. He organized our whole tour in less than 48 hours,and it was incredible! We got to see how self sustainable Malta is, and get a real taste for its agricultural goods as well as meet the...More

Thank meltates
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great day exploring. We tried many of the local delacies and met some really lovely local Maltese people. We started in Rabat tasting the local Pastizzi (yumo), then onto visit local vineyards, bakery, strawberry farm where we picked our own, a farm where...More

1  Thank carajojo4
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I enjoyed the atmosphere in the olive groove / botanic garden very much. The food, cheese, dried tomatoes, olive oil, etc. was delicious. It is also a fantastic location with a commanding view on the valley with parcels in different tints of green.

Thank HermanAssink
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Jennetta and Christian Borg have been working with local Maltese farmers both to help them diversify the crops and to give people like us, who are "foodies" and truly interested in local, fresh, foods and how they are produced, an amazing opportunity to both meet...More

Thank lucyosborn
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Was a incredible and fun experience that i would like to repeat. I recommend it to everybody. We enjoy so much

Thank María M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

It is great to get off the beaten track and reach these peaceful villages where we try different cheeses made by each farmer and taste the Maltese food and wine. Merill has everything perfectly planned , and we enjoy the experience so much. I would...More

Thank Lu L
Reviewed 28 April 2017

During this tour, Merill takes you to 3 local cheese farms and workshops where you can experience the process of making of local 'gbejniet' and other cheeses but mostly different types of 'gbejniet'....the day is ended at an amazing orchard at Gnejna where you are...More

1  Thank Nanette F
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Christian organized a great private day tour for our family of nine (age ranging from 18-85 years old) including visit to a cheese maker, winery, bakery, strawberry greenhouse and a lovely oasis where we had lunch with local wines and tasted delicious olive oil. Everyone...More

Thank Tinn G
Christian B, Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

On behalf of all the farmers and artisans you visited, thanks for your kind comments! :) It was great hosting you and your family.

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njreleford
29 February 2016|
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Response from Christian B | Property representative |
Hi our rural experiences start from around Eur25 per person. You can contact us by clicking on 'More Info' or 'Book a tour'.
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Rose B
24 February 2016|
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Response from Christian B | Property representative |
Hi Rose, the tour is roughly 2 hours long. And yes, we provide pick up/drop off from all over the island. For this Olive Grove Experience, there isn't much walking involved... from the meeting point we have a nice 5 minute... More
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