Highlights of this tour
- Barrakka Gardens
- St John’s Cathedral
- Museum of Archaeology
Your English-speaking guide, who is also your driver for the day is waiting for you at the agreed upon location. This can be your hotel, the airport or cruise port. If it is on one of the ports you can find him by the sign he is holding with your name on it. He will help you to get in the adapted vehicle by means of a ramp. Once you are comfortable, your treasures of Valletta tour starts.
This treasures of Valletta tour lets you explore Valletta, Malta’s capital. During this experience, you get to see the bustling streets of this busy city, but also the cozy alleys. Your guide will tell you all about the rich history of this magical city. Valletta was constructed after the Great Siege of 1565 and named after the Grand Master: Jean Parisot de la Valette. Your first stop is at the Barrakka Gardens. Built on the elevated bastion ramparts it presents you a stunning panoramic view of the Grand Harbour. And also the three cities: Vittoriosa, Cospicua, and Senglea.
The next stop is St John’s Cathedral. This gorgeous 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 a must-visit for everyone in town. After the Cathedral you will visit the Museum of Archaeology. This museum houses a spectacular range of artefacts dating back to Malta’s Neolithic period, 500 BC up to the Phoenician period 400 BC. At the end of the day, your guide brings you back to your meeting location.
Please note that the St John’s Cathedral is closed on Sundays.
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