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The Original Valletta Walking Tour

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Overview
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.
Highlights
  • 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
Duration
3h
Return Details
Lower Barrakka Gardens, Quarry Wharf, Valletta, Malta
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Upper Barrakka Gardens
Exclusions
  • 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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This evening with friends we visited the city of Valetta to attend the walking tour. Our guide, Julia, was very knowledgeable and gave us an excellent explanation of the history of Malta, in a light-hearted manner. She is obviously passionate about her island, and managed to
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Our guide Matthew was so informative regarding the architecture, new and old, and the history from Malta. We learned so much about Malta’s history that we wouldn’t have known had we not done this walking tour! Thank you Matthew for a great morning.
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I was fortunate that on the day of my tour there were only 3 people in the group (though I believe on other days the group can be 20 - 30 people). We had the benefit of Matthew as our guide and I cant compliment him too highly on his knowledge, delivery and attention to
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Matthew was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable and obviously passionate about his island. The tour was 3 hours and we had a 20 minute comfort break in the middle with chance to get a drink. Good pace, my husband struggles with walking sometimes but had no problem with this
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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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