The Valletta Walking Tour and the Noon Gun

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Malta, Malta

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover Valletta, Malta's capital city , a designated UNESCO Heritage Site and European Cultural Capital 2018. Our expert guide will lead this walking tour past the city's main landmarks, where you will discover this fortress city, learn how it all began, how the city evolved through the centuries and about the events which shaped Valletta into the city that it is today. Whether you are a first time visitor or you want to delve in deeper, our fully guided tour will not disappoint you
Be part of the historical re-enactment of the Firing of the Noon Gun, It's the only ceremonial battery which is still operational and possibly one of the oldest in the world, existing in Malta since the time of the Knights.

What's Included

Entrance ticket to the Saluting Battery

Included is a 2.5 hr walk with a fully licensed guide by the Malta Tourism Authority.

What's Not Included

Any entrance fees to churches or museums not indicated



Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 1 - 9
  • YOUTH: Age: 10 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Valletta City Gate
Meet your guide at the entrance of Valletta, past the city gate in front of Malta's Parliament Building , part of the Renzo Piano Project built for the year of the European City of Culture in 2018

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Republic Street
Your tour guide will lead you along the historic city center highlighting the main palaces that line the streets of this fortified town

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St George Square
Walk along the largest square in Valletta, admiring the Magisterial, palace, and the seat of the President of the Republic of Malta. This is where the Maltese population where granted the honour of the George Cross.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Upper Barrakka Gardens
Head towards the city's most popular garden to admire the view over Malta's Grand Harbour.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Saluting Battery
The Saluting Battery is one of Valletta's most popular attractions, where you will assist at a closer range to the firing of the Noon Gun and an explanation of the Battery.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Auberge d'Italie
Merchant's Street is one of the important streets in Valletta where you find some of the most imposing baroque palaces in the city of Valletta

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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