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The Original Valletta Walking Tour

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With so much to see in such a compact area, a walking tour is by far the most convenient way to experience UNESCO-listed Valletta. But large groups can be crowded and impersonal. This Valletta walking tour is limited to 30 people, meaning personal attention as you check off the sights: perfect for first-time visitors or anyone with limited time.
  • Explore Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in a small group with a guide
  • See the Grandmaster’s Palace, St. John’s Co-Cathedral, and Fort St. Elmo
  • Learn about Malta’s history, culture, and architecture from your local guide
  • Stroll through the idyllic Upper and Lower Barrakka Gardens
What to Expect
Join your guide and small group in the heart of Valletta. After a brief overview of the city’s history since the Knights of St. John (Hospitallers) built it in 1565, stroll past star attractions from the Baroque era: the Auberge de Castille, St. John’s Co-Cathedral, and the Church of St. Paul’s Shipwreck. Hear tales of Maltese history as you view the Grandmaster’s Palace. See sights from the new Parliament building and the ruins of the Royal Theater to Fort St. Elmo and the Siege Bell War Memorial. Wander the charming Barrakka Gardens with their sweeping views across Grand Harbor as you learn about modern Valletta. Finally, bid guide and group farewell in central Valletta.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Valletta City Gate, Valletta, Malta
Return Details
Lower Barrakka Gardens, Quarry Wharf, Valletta, Malta
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Upper Barrakka Gardens
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Palazzo Parisio
  • Entry/Admission - St. John's Co-Cathedral
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My guide Mario took me to lots of hidden gems at Valletta which most tour wouldn't go and tour books didn't mention. He explained everything thoroughly and answered all the questions I asked. Highly recommended when you visit this beautiful city!
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Matthew gave us an excellent walking tour round the main historic sights of Valletta. We had visited the city before, but Matthew's explanation and linking the historical events was a great introduction and helped us to understand and appreciate the island much better. Although
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Our guide Giulia was great with so much knowledge about history and everything you can ask about Valletta and Malta in general. She also gave us many practical advices about where to go, when is the best time for something, etc. During more then two hours we we able to picture
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This was a very historical factual tour which we carried out at the beginning of our few days in Valletta which helped greatly to understand about the area as a whole.
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Our guide, Matthew, was very knowledgeable about the sites we visited and the various stages of Malta's history. He delivered an interesting narrative that interwove details from the arrival of the Knights of St John, through the Great Seige, the arrival of the French and the
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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