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Casa Rocca Piccola

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If you fancy seeing something a little bit different when visiting Valletta go to Casa Rocca Piccola. Often described as a ‘living museum’ it is the only privately owned palace open to the public in the city. Built over 400 years ago for a Knight of...more
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74 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1117, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide Nicolas explained everything very clearly, so for stranger like us, it was possible to understand everything.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sirapasturi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We picked up a couple of 1 euro discount tickets off the Sliema ferry thereby bring the cost down from 18 to 16 euros for two people. The house is the original home of one of the admirals of the Knights Templar and is still...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank paul c
Reviewed 3 days ago

V nice guided tour. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. Family home so quite an eclectic collection.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have visited Malta many times, however, always missed this hidden gem until calling in by ship in January this year - great guided tours (would post picture of guide but no permission obtained so will not). Café next door is a good place if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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martart-ve, Front Office Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for visiting Casa Rocca Piccola!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating to see such an old an interesting house. The guide was excellent - friendly but professional and very knowledgeable. €9 well spent!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Samacaiz
martart-ve, Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for you kind review! Glad that you enjoyed our tour and our guide.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A still in use house which has a comfortable feel. The tour was well done with a very good guide. An interesting insight into a real old house, albeit upper class! Air raid shelter underneath also very interesting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this lovely home the day after the 24 hour storm in February 2019. We were a little early for the tour and were directed to the courtyard where we met Kiku the macaw. The Marquise himself came along to have a chat with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jill J
MartinMalta, Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an extensive review of Casa Rocca Piccola. Stephanie is a great guide and we’ll make sure she sees your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting tour of a noble families house. Some amazing artefacts, so much to see and almost too much to assimilate. Really interesting g and quirky.

Date of experience: March 2019
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martart-ve, Front Office Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for you kind review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour of a 16th century palace, of a noble Maltese family is an amazing experience and covers a lot from the grand rooms to the cellar areas ( it is hard to believe that a noble family still-lives there ). The guide was first...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank robertmb2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely visit to do! The visits are guided, and our guide was a young, passionate, knowledgeable lady, who made the visit not only instructive but captivating. And we had the pleasure of meeting the Marquis.

Date of experience: March 2019
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vivash
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Response from MartinMalta | Property representative |
Yes. The restaurant in the building is called La Giara and opens at 11am for lunch and dinner. There are bathrooms in the restaurant.
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