Valletta in a Day!

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Departs: Malta, Malta

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Join us in Valletta, the Capital City of Malta for a full day tour! Meet our professional guide at the main entrance, opposite the New Parliament and walk to the Upper Barracca Gardens, offering a breath-taking panorama of the Grand Harbour. We proceed through Merchants Street to the Archaeology Museum, exhibiting a spectacular range of artifacts dating back to Malta's Neolithic period (5000 BC) up to the Phoenician Period (400 BC). Afterwards, we will walk to and visit St. John’s Cathedral and Museum. Lunch will be served in a typical family-run restaurant. We will then visit a 17th century noble-man house before heading to the Malta Experience, a must see audio-visual experience in Valletta. We then make our way to the starting point and end of tour.

Minimum number of participants : 1
Maximum number of participants: 12
We also organize customized private tours on request.

What's Included

Professional Tourist Guide

What's Not Included

Entrance Tickets to sites envisaged in programme


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

The New Parliament
We will start our tour at the main Entrance opposite the new Parliament, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano. We will make our way towards Saint James Cavalier, passing by the ruins of the Royal Opera House.

• Admission Ticket Free

Upper Barrakka Gardens
The garden offer fantastic views of the Grand Harbour, the cities of Senglea, Vittoriosa and Kalkara as well as the Breakwater.
We will also have time to admire a number of monuments including ‘Les Gavroches’ and a bronze bust dedicated to Winston Churchill.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Il-Berga ta' Kastilja
Once we leave the gardens, we will pause to admire the facade of the Auberge de Castille - the current official seat of the Prime Minister of Malta - designed by Architect Belli in 1741 for the GrandMasters.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Next we will stop to admire Palazzo Parisio, situated on Merchants Street. It is interesting to learn that after the French invasion of Malta, Napoleon stayed at this Palazzo for six days before making his way to Egypt.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Auberge d'Italie
The Auberge d'Italie was built in the sixteenth century to house knights of the Order of Saint John from the langue of Italy. Today it houses the Tourist Information Office as well as the National Art Museum, known as MUŻA.

Entrance to MUZA is at an extra cost

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

National Museum of Archaeology
We will then walk towards the the National Museum of Archaeology housed in the Auberge de Provence, in Republic Street, Valletta - this will provide the ideal way to learn about the prehistory of Malta!

Entrance at an extra cost

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

St. John's Co-Cathedral
This is a must see and certainly one of the most beautiful Co-Cathedrals you will probably see! Not only the walls and ceilings are decorated but also the floor is covered with memorials for the dead knights with inlaid intricate colorful marbles creating a rich tapestry effect all over the cathedral floors. Caravaggio’s highly famous painting of the 'Beheading of St John the Baptist' is also located in the side right chapel.

Entrance at an extra cost
No Flash allowed

Free time will be allocated for lunch.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Collegiate Parish Church of St Paul's Shipwreck
We will visit the Collegiate Parish Church of St. Paul's Shipwreck, first built in 1570 by Girolamo Cassar. It houses many treasures, including a dazzling gilded statue of St Paul, carved in Rome in the 1650s and carried shoulder-high through the streets of Valletta on the saint's feast day (10 February).

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Malta Experience
Grab the opportunity to discover the turbulent and inspiring history of the Maltese Islands with this unique and informative audio-visual tour that combines a 45-minute historical documentary show and a 30-minute visit of La Sacra Infermeria, an old hospital built by the Knights of St. John!

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Casa Rocca Piccola
After lunch, we will walk to Casa Rocca Piccola, a 16th-century palace, and home of the noble maltese family de Piro. You also have the opportunity to visit the second World War bomb shelters!

Entrance at an extra cost

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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