Valletta in a Day!

Join us in Valletta, the Capital City of Malta for a full day tour! Meet our professional guide at the main entrance, opposite the New Parliament and walk to the Upper Barracca Gardens, offering a breath-taking panorama of the Grand Harbour. We proceed through Merchants Street to the Archaeology Museum, exhibiting a spectacular range of artifacts dating back to Malta's Neolithic period (5000 BC) up to the Phoenician Period (400 BC). Afterwards, we will walk to and visit St. John’s Cathedral and Museum. Lunch will be served in a typical family-run restaurant. We will then visit a 17th century noble-man house before heading to the Malta Experience, a must see audio-visual experience in Valletta. We then make our way to the starting point and end of tour.

NOTE:
Minimum number of participants : 1
Maximum number of participants: 12
We also organize customized private tours on request.

per adult from

$263

NZD

Duration

7 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Professional Tourist Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entrance Tickets to sites envisaged in programme
    • Entry/Admission - Il-Berga ta' Kastilja
    • Entry/Admission - Palazzo Parisio
    • Entry/Admission - Auberge d'Italie
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Archaeology
    • Entry/Admission - St. John's Co-Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - The Malta Experience
    • Entry/Admission - Casa Rocca Piccola
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: The New Parliament, Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta Malta

    We will start our tour at the main Entrance opposite the new Parliament, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano. We will make our way towards Saint James Cavalier, passing by the ruins of the Royal Opera House.

    Stop At: Upper Barrakka Gardens, Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1220 Malta

    The garden offer fantastic views of the Grand Harbour, the cities of Senglea, Vittoriosa and Kalkara as well as the Breakwater.
    We will also have time to admire a number of monuments including ‘Les Gavroches’ and a bronze bust dedicated to Winston Churchill.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Il-Berga ta' Kastilja, Triq Il-Merkanti, Valletta, Island of Malta Malta

    Once we leave the gardens, we will pause to admire the facade of the Auberge de Castille - the current official seat of the Prime Minister of Malta - designed by Architect Belli in 1741 for the GrandMasters.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Palazzo Parisio, Valletta, Malta

    Next we will stop to admire Palazzo Parisio, situated on Merchants Street. It is interesting to learn that after the French invasion of Malta, Napoleon stayed at this Palazzo for six days before making his way to Egypt.



    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Auberge d'Italie, Triq Il-Merkanti, Valletta, Island of Malta Malta

    The Auberge d'Italie was built in the sixteenth century to house knights of the Order of Saint John from the langue of Italy. Today it houses the Tourist Information Office as well as the National Art Museum, known as MUŻA.

    Entrance to MUZA is at an extra cost



    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: National Museum of Archaeology, Republic St Auberge de Provcence, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1112 Malta

    We will then walk towards the the National Museum of Archaeology housed in the Auberge de Provence, in Republic Street, Valletta - this will provide the ideal way to learn about the prehistory of Malta!

    Entrance at an extra cost

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: St. John's Co-Cathedral, St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta Malta

    This is a must see and certainly one of the most beautiful Co-Cathedrals you will probably see! Not only the walls and ceilings are decorated but also the floor is covered with memorials for the dead knights with inlaid intricate colorful marbles creating a rich tapestry effect all over the cathedral floors. Caravaggio’s highly famous painting of the 'Beheading of St John the Baptist' is also located in the side right chapel.

    Entrance at an extra cost
    No Flash allowed

    Free time will be allocated for lunch.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Collegiate Parish Church of St Paul's Shipwreck, St Lucia's Street, Valletta, Island of Malta Malta

    We will visit the Collegiate Parish Church of St. Paul's Shipwreck, first built in 1570 by Girolamo Cassar. It houses many treasures, including a dazzling gilded statue of St Paul, carved in Rome in the 1650s and carried shoulder-high through the streets of Valletta on the saint's feast day (10 February).


    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: The Malta Experience, Mediterranean Street St. Elmo Bastions, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1253 Malta

    Grab the opportunity to discover the turbulent and inspiring history of the Maltese Islands with this unique and informative audio-visual tour that combines a 45-minute historical documentary show and a 30-minute visit of La Sacra Infermeria, an old hospital built by the Knights of St. John!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Casa Rocca Piccola, 74 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1117 Malta

    After lunch, we will walk to Casa Rocca Piccola, a 16th-century palace, and home of the noble maltese family de Piro. You also have the opportunity to visit the second World War bomb shelters!

    Entrance at an extra cost


    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    New Parliament Building, Valletta, Malta
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our starting point is at the main Entrance in Valletta opposite the New Parliament Building. We also pick up participants from selected hotels situated in the St. Julians / Sliema area at an extra cost. Pick Up Time starts from 09.00/09.15. Participants are to confirm accommodation/hotel name and address so that we can confirm pick-up timing once we confirm booking.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Sans Frontiers Europe

Activity ID: V-175991P6

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