Highlights of this tour
- Barrakka Gardens
- St John’s Cathedral: closed on Sundays
- Museum of Archaeology
Your English-speaking licensed guide will meet you at the cruise port or your accommodation with private adapted vehicle. She will be waiting for your with a sign with your name on it, and together you continue towards the capital of Malta, for your private tour of the Treasures of Valletta.
During this tour, you get to see the bustling streets of this busy city, with 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 over the Grand Harbour, as well as 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. After the Cathedral you continue to 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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