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“olive oil”(20 reviews)
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 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was quite unique experience not only for our children (7 and 4), but for us as well. Having an individual excursion for the whole day, we could do lots of things. We’ve gathered strawberries in the field, seen the man baking bread, visited sheep...More

Thank Natalia_Kurganova
Christian B, Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review and lovely photos Natalia! It was indeed a nice day ;) Best regards to all!

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Not enough can be said about what Christian put together for this tour. It was personal, fun, and wonderfully insightful. The team of artisans that his company has put together made for a truly unique and memorable experience. When it comes to wines, I simply...More

1  Thank TheIllusiveMan20
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The food was delectable, the wine so unique and tasty, and the people were so friendly. We visited a bakery in Rabat, Mar Casar winery, Tal-Pespus Sheep Farm, and the Tan-Nixxiegha Olive Grove. Can’t recommend this tour highly enough!!!!!

Thank Blake C
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
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Chris and his team have built an incredible, focused tour that takes you to numerous small local producers to see the back story on traditional Maltese ways of doing things. Starting at a small bakery, then visiting a vineyards, a sheep farm and ending with...More

1  Thank 57Duke
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is a special tour which delivers you to the doorstep of small private enterprises producing artisan food. it was quite relaxed and easy going physically and apart from the stunning countryside you pass on the way, we met some lovely people who work hard...More

2  Thank frogeyedsprite
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience, first visiting a typical Maltese Bakery in Rabat & tasted delicious Maltese bread & biscuits. Next stop was the Cortis Vineyards in Rabat where the process of growing & caring for the grapes was explained. On to Mario & Graces...More

1  Thank Judy M
Christian B, Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thanks Judy, it was really nice hosting you, Robbie and the whole group!

Reviewed 18 May 2018

Great experience of visiting Malta and learning about local activities and traditions. Very knowledgeable tour operators and friendly, hard working eco farmers included in the network. Excellent local food choices served along the tour. Would be great to have more tours like this one available...More

1  Thank Andreea_Simona_N
Christian B, Manager at Merill Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

It was great hosting you and your guests Andreea. Thanks for your contribution and for the kind comments!

Reviewed 13 May 2018

My husband and I recently vacationed in Malta and spent a day with Christian on the Food and Wine Tour. What an incredible day we experienced !! We visited a winery, sheep and goat farm, olive oil orchard and local apiary. Christian along with the...More

1  Thank j0nlisa
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Jeannette and Charly were very interesting people, we learned a lot about olive, honey, trees,... We had a rich experience with them! Superbe tasting with a stunning view! Lovely people, I truly recommend this experience!

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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'.