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Valletta: The legacy of the Knights
Prices are generally for the whole group and not per person (except for tours including meals and other entrance fees to attractions included in the tour).
Variations (+ or -) may apply depending on the number of people and will be calculated at the time of booking.
Explore Malta‘s capital city Valletta on foot.
About this tour...
Valletta, Malta’s capital and a World Heritage site, is an open-air museum. It is a living experience of Baroque architecture, a monument in itself built by the Knights of St John .The new city, founded in the 16th century, with its strong bastions and deep moats, it became an embankment of great strategic importance.
This Guided tour will take you around the historical city centre where your private guide will highlight the prestigious history and building of the Knights, visiting St John’s cathedral, Grandmasters palace and gardens. Admire the bastion walls, the dense clusters of limestone buildings, the wooden balconies, and imposing Churches.
Discover the majestic St John’s co – Cathedral, a superbly decorated baroque church housing priceless objet d’art including the paintings by the famous Caravaggio. The Magisterial palace where one finds four State Rooms, one of them decorated with the famous Goblins Tapestries. The Palace Armoury housing a prominent arms collection, with weaponry and armour providing a human context to the Great Siege of Malta. The Upper Barracca gardens provide stunning views across Malta’s Grand Harbour, often described as the most beautiful Harbour in the Mediterranean.
At the exit of the Cruise Liner Terminal, close to the Tourist Information desk. I will be holding your name sign.
What is included
- My services as your private tour guide
What is extra
Any entrance fee to any church or museum
This Tour is available in:
Wheel chair friendly
Type of transportation
Tour is child friendly under adult supervision.
Tour is wheelchair friendly, being a private tour we can go at your own pace.
This is a walking tour, Valletta is at a walking distance from the berthing place of the ships. However, should you wish upon request I can also provide transport at an extra cost.
Meet your guide
Hi, My name is Nadine and I have been guiding for over 20 years, I will ensure that you get the most of your time in Valletta and that you will enjoy this experience.
Looking forward to meeting you in Malta.