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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
75 Triq San Bartolomew, Qormi, Island of Malta QRM 2188, Malta
+356 9944 3118
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

we did a food and wine tour in May 2018 i will start off by saying this was a wonderful tour, it gave great insight into maltese culture and food history and tradition. instead of listing all the things we did, as there were about...More

3  Thank dana g
Christian B, Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Too kind Dana!! Glad you enjoyed the experience :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have noted, We visited a local pub, an artisan bakery, toured the agricultural area outside the cities and were educated about organic wine, sheep cheese and olive growing. What an wonderful day with a small tour group. The local farmer and his wife...More

Thank Douglas S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Malta on a cruise port visit. Christian was recommended through a work colleague and we sent him a list of all the places we wanted to visit on the day. As it turned out it was a public holiday...More

Thank Kerry1358
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very gracious host in Christian who took us on a brilliant tour. If you are looking for a typical tourist tour, then this is not for you. If however you want to see 'real' Malta, go behind the scenes and meet the real people...More

Thank Giles_Harvey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved experiencing the food and culture of Malta with this company. We visited a local cafe for the best pastizzi and a bakery where learned about their process and picked up fresh baked breads for lunch. We then went to an olive grove and...More

Thank MuscratTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met Chris for a half day private tour and we loved it. First we went to a local bakery and met the bakers and watched (and sampled) fresh bread which he bought for lunch. Onto a sheep farm where they made some of the...More

Thank 23anita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was recommended to me by a local Maltese friend. Our schedule didn’t allow for us to do the full tour so I reached out to Christian and Chiara about joining part way through. They responded promptly and were happy to arrange transportation from...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was a fabulous break from the cities and an interesting exploration of the rural side of Malta. Amazing views, stunning locations and the rare opportunity to meet with the hardworking local community of food and wine producers. Of course you also get to...More

Thank PrincessLightSleeper
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Food and wine were delicious. We were happy were were able to go on this tour with Christian. I recommend this to all.

Thank JJOAcworth_Georgia
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

What a great day. If you want to feel an authenticity experience of MALTA. We got to meet local business owners from a cheese farmer, olive maker and wine maker. We visited a local pub and had authentic Maltese food. What a treat This tour...More

1  Thank lizalabo
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We searched high and low for the best tour guide option for our group of six - thankfully, we found Eco Tours (led by Christian). Can't recommend it enough. Not only is it fun but it also provides a wonderful insight to Malta that would...More

Thank Bahu2387
Christian B, Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hey! Thanks for the very kind review... you guys were great fun! :)

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Lauren R
5 March 2018|
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Response from Christian B | Property representative |
Hi Lauren, I believe we are now in touch via email. If not please do not hesitate to contact us on (356) 79411388. Looking forward to host you on some of our members’ farms!
15 August 2017|
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Response from KongHans1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. My booking was through the agency I used for travel (albatros travel), so I didn't book myself. Sorry
1 March 2016|
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'.