Malta is a wonderful destinations for school sports tours. With a wealth of history to explore, excellent snorkeling and an exciting capital city to explore. Giggleswick School spent 5 night in Sliema on their netball tour and enjoyed a number of netball fixtures, a trip to the famous The Sunday Market in Floriana and a day out to the Mediterraneo Marine Park.
The team set off on Saturday morning from Manchester and arrived in Malta in the afternoon. They had the chance to check in and unpack before dinner and an evening at the hotel.
The following morning after breakfast the group took their coach to The Sunday Market which takes place in Floriana. This market attracts both locals as well as tourists from all over Malta who come to experience this buzzing market. There is a range of items on sale from fruits, clothing and antique items.
On Monday the team travelled to the Mediterraneo Marine Park. As Malta’s only marine park, The ‘Mediterraneo’ is a leading island attraction with tourists and locals alike. Boasting an enviable coastal location, the park promotes interactive participation with a varied selection of marine mammals including dolphins and sea lions; parrots and reptiles.
After their trip to the Marine Park the girls had their first tour matches. They made the short coach drive to Kirkop Court where they took on the Silverbacks NC and then the Stars NC. After some post match hospitality they returned to their hotel.
The next day the girls had some time to themselves before some afternoon netball games. They first took on the Amazons NC, Fuego NC and then the Strikers NC.
The following day was free to explore the island before three evening fixtures against some of the Maltese national youth teams. They had three well fought fixtures before spending time with their opposition.
The following day the players made their way to the airport to head home.
Giggleswick School: Netball Tour to Malta Highlights!
The netball tour to Malta was a huge success, with the following highlights being particularly memorable:
If this is a tour that appeals to you and your netball club, please contact us through our online enquiry form and we will happily provide you with the information you need.