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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
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75 Triq San Bartolomew, Qormi, Island of Malta QRM 2188, Malta
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour was amazing! Wine, food and the scenery was so good that I wished the tour could go on forever. Tour leaders were friendly and shared interesting knowledge. I truly recommend this to everyone.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear MinnaP174, thank you for the kind words, hope this day will be a memorable one for the whole family! Hope to see you all again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice location with a lot of local products. The people, the food and the sights are a good combination!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Erik M
Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Erik M, thank you for your comments, we are very glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Honestly it was one of the best tours I have been on. If you're the kind of person who loves the countryside and loves interacting with the rural folks, I'd highly recommend you this trip. Our guide Christian was superfriendly and made sure we experienced...More

Thank Parth C
Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Parth C, Thank you for such wonderful, humbling words! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed November 11, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Douglas S
Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Douglas S, thank you for your review and so glad you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed November 3, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerry1358
Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Kerry1358, thank you for taking the time to write such an in depth note; much appreciated! So glad you enjoyed it so much, we do our best to accommodate as best we can!

Reviewed October 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Giles_Harbey, thank you for such kind words! We are so glad you enjoyed it and don't worry if you want to find another tour as good as this, then visit us once again and we will happily accommodate!:)

Reviewed October 23, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MuscratTravel
Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear MuscratTravel, thank you for recommending this tour! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed October 22, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 23anita
Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear 23anita, so glad you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for the recommendation!

Reviewed October 20, 2018 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
Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Claire G, Thank you for your kind words; we always do our best to accommodate our guests as best we can. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed October 20, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PrincessLightSleeper
Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear PrincessLightSleeper, thank you very much for your comments and so glad you enjoyed it. We truly appreciate that you mentioned the hardworking local community as none of what we do would be possible if it weren't for them. Hope to see you again!

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Lauren R
March 4, 2018|
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Response from Christian_Borg | 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!
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Nicksy2014
August 14, 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
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njreleford
February 29, 2016|
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Response from Christian_Borg | 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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