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2.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Valletta

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Embark on a guided walking tour through Malta's capital, uncovering the wonders of this UNESCO World Heritage City.

Highlights

  • Explore Valletta's history as you walk through its streets with a local expert in a small group of under 10 guests.

  • Stroll past renowned sites like St John's Co-Cathedral, home to famous paintings by the Italian artist Caravaggio such as the ‘Saint Jerome Writing’.

  • Uncover the 500-year-old architecture of the city and delve into the history of the Knights of Malta, the masterminds behind this astonishing citadel.

  • Discover streets like Strada Stretta and Great Siege Road to learn about their role in World War II and the Great Siege of Malta.

  • Fun Fact: Valletta’s design is based on a grid system, with wider main streets than other European cities, intended to provide a clear line of sight for defense.

Inclusions

  • 2.5-hour walking tour of Valletta

  • Expert English-speaking guide

  • Small group of max 10 guests

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Walk Through a Fortress City

Valletta, the capital city of Malta, is steeped in a rich and captivating history. Established by the Knights of St. John in the 16th century, the city was strategically designed as a fortified masterpiece, becoming a symbol of their military prowess. Go on a guided walking tour of this historic town in small groups of under 10 guests. An expert English-speaking local guide will be your companion, and unravel the significance of each monument you encounter.

From the Triton Fountain to Tales

Commence your walking adventure by the Triton Fountain, just outside the City Gates. Here, you'll be immersed in Valletta's architecture that gracefully spans over 5 centuries. Listen to tales of the Knights of Malta, the visionary builders behind this astounding citadel. As you continue, pass key Valletta landmarks such as knights' auberges which once served as lodgings for the various nationalities of the Knights of St. John, and marvel at the St. John's Co-Cathedral, renowned for its exquisite Baroque architecture, considered one of the finest examples in Europe.

Itinerary

  • St. John's Co-Cathedral

  • Grand Master's Palace

  • Manoel Theatre

  • St. Paul's Cathedral

  • Main Square of Valletta

  • Lower Barracca Gardens

  • War Memorial

  • Muza (Muża)

  • Prime Minister's Office

  • Upper Barracca Gardens

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility.

  • It's recommended to wear comfortable clothing & shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Triton Fountain.

  • Address: VGW5+783, Vjal Nelson, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta.

  • Landmark: Near Valletta City Gate.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Valletta A1. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 122, 133, 130, and more to get you there.

By Car

  • If you are driving towards Triton Fountain, take route via Great Siege Road from Valletta. It is a 9-minute drive to the attraction.

  • It's always a good idea to check a map or GPS navigation system for updated directions before starting your journey.

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