Port of Valletta: Treasures of Malta & Three Cities (Full Day)
From $249 pp
| Day 1 |
Welcome to the island of Malta. Meet and assist is provided upon disembarkation for your private shore excursion today. Your tour will start with a trip to Valletta, Malta's capital city, for a guided tour through the bustling streets. This unique city built for gentlemen by gentlemen was built after the Great Siege of 1565 and named after the Grand Master Jean Parisot de la Vallette.
In Valletta, we will first stop at the Barrakka Gardens - built on the elevated bastion ramparts. These beautiful gardens commend stunning panoramic views of the Grand Harbour and the three cities. During the tour will also visit St. John's Cathedral - This splendid church was originally the conventional church of the Order of St. John. With its fine Baroque architecture, elaborate Grand Masters" monuments and exclusive precious works of art including a Caravaggio this cathedral is not to be missed. After the Cathedral we will visit the Grand Master's Palace. This Magisterial Palace was the official and private residence of the Grand Master of the Order, today the Palace officiate the role of the seat of Maltese Parliament. In the Palace there are two rooms that can be visited; The Armoury Room or The State Rooms (please note - the state rooms can only be visited if Parliament is not in session).
After lunch we will head to the Southern part of the island in order to discover the historical area known as the Three Cities: Vittoriosa, Cospicua & Senglea. A drive past Cospicua will bring you to Vittoriosa where you shall walk through the various narrow streets shaded by many historic buildings and churches. From the old quay you will get the opportunity to take a typical "fregatina" for a tour of the famous harbour creeks (subject to weather conditions - price of fregatina not included in price). In Senglea you will be able to admire the panorama from the beautiful "vedette" placed in the centre of the Grand Harbour.
Return transfer in private vehicle with full assistance provided to the port. Keep the memories alive and we hope to see you again in Malta soon. Stay Travelous!
The Maltese archipelago lies virtually at the centre of the Mediterranean, 93 km south of Sicily and 288 km north of Africa. The archipelago consists of three islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino with a total population of over 400,000 inhabitants occupying an area of 316 square kilometers. With superbly sunny weather, attractive beaches, a thriving nightlife and 7,000 years of intriguing history, there is a great deal to see and do.s20\par
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