Valletta and Mdina: Malta's Fortress Cities
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Discover with you private tour guide the most historical fortified town on the island.
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Valletta is a fortified city of the Renaissance build on a peninsula surrounded by two natural harbours. It is Malta's capital city, a masterpiece of the baroque, a World Heritage site. Within the fortified walls of the capital one finds some of Europe's finest art works, churches, palaces as well picturesque gardens providing stunning views over Valletta harbours.
Mdina, known locally as the Silent city, is a UNESCO heritage site, a superb fortified town teeming with medieval buildings as well as the stately homes of noble Maltese families. The view from its walls is magnificent, dominating over two thirds of the island.
Our private tour will take you towards the central part of the island where you will visit the walled city of Mdina, discovering an astonishing mixture of baroque and medieval architectures along its narrow typical streets. You will feel as though you stepped back in time !
Tour proceeds to Valletta, the city of palaces. Within and around these imposing buildings of the past, it is possible to see today's Malta, a beehive of social, cultural and commercial activities. We will visit St John's Cathedral, our national gem, the most important monument on the island, the whole church is a work of art superbly expressed in stone, marble sculptures, mosaics and paintings, quite a unique experience! Wander around the historical city centre with your private guide who will highlight the story of the Knights of St John and reveal a fortress city. Upper Barracca gardens offer stunning views over Malta’s Grand Harbour and the 3 Cities.
At the exit of the Cruise Liner Terminal next to the Tourist Information. I will be holding your name sign
Please note :
scarf to cover shoulders if wearing sleeveless clothing in summer
This Tour includes :
- My time as your private tour guide
This Tour does NOT include :
- Entrance fees to any church or museum
St John's Cathedral
Price for the whole party, not per person
Options (+ or -) may apply and will be calculated at the next step
This Tour is available in the following languages :
Kids friendly tour
Tour is child friend accompanied by an adult.
Wheelchair friendly tour
Yes however in both city we will be walking. Wheelchair has to be foldable to get inside trunk of car.
Meet your guide :
Hi, my name is Nadine and I am a fully licensed Tourist Guide by the Malta Tourism Authority. I have been involved in tourism for the past 22 years. As from my teenage years I was very keen on history and my parents both working in tourism industry passed on to me the love and enthusiasm for my country, which I proudly represent today.
For me guiding is not just a job but a passion and I look forward to meeting you in Malta and show off my beautiful island.
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