• Location: Valletta, Malta
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
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Malta’s UNESCO-listed capital is best explored on a walking tour, but guided tours can be crowded and impersonal. This 3-hour small-group tour of Valletta is limited to 30 participants, ensuring plenty of time to take in all the highlights, including the Grand Master's Palace, St John's Co-Cathedral, and the Barracca Gardens.

Highlights

  • 3-hour walking tour of Valletta
  • Explore Malta’s UNESCO-listed capital on a guided walking tour
  • Admire architectural wonders such as the Grand Master's Palace, St John's Co-Cathedral, and Church of Saint Paul's Shipwreck
  • Stroll around the Barracca Gardens and the Valletta Waterfront
  • Ideal tour for first-time visitors to Valletta or those short on time
  • Small-group tour limited to 30 people ensures a personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Valletta Small-Group Walking Tour

Valletta

Meet your guide and small group of up to 30 people in central Valletta in time for a 10am departure. After learning a little bit about the city, which was built by the Knights of St John in 1565 and is now a protected UNESCO World Heritage site, set out on a walking tour of the city’s highlights.

Discover Valletta’s magnificent Baroque architecture, stopping to admire St John’s Co-Cathedral, the Auberge de Castille, and the Church of St Paul's Shipwreck, then visit St. George’s Square to see the opulent Grand Master’s Palace.

As you walk around the city, your guide will point out the new Parliament building, the ruins of the Royal Opera House, and historic sites such as the Great Siege Monument, The Siege Bell Memorial, and Fort St. Elmo. Continue through lively Piazza Regina, then stroll around the idyllic Upper and Lower Barrakka Gardens and hear about Valletta’s role as the 2018 European Capital of Culture as you gaze down over the Grand Harbour.

Your tour ends in central Valletta around 1pm.

Customer Reviews

HammerDhai Hong Kong

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Perfect tour. The tour guide Matthew is very knowledgeable and he gives the group a very clear history of Malta. A very enjoyable tour. Highly recommended to anyone.

Joseph C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Great tour

Jacob L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Great tour led by Matt. Lots of history and sights included in the walk. Highly recommended!

Frederick W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Herbert was amazing! Great tour, great knowledge of Malta. We usually try to take a city tour within the first 24 hours of being in a new place to get a feel for the city. This one set us up for other great afternoons and evenings in the city.

Eike K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Its a very nice opportunity to get some insights into Vallettas history and mindset. Our guide Herbert made the stories come to life.

Margaret O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Herbert was an excellent tour guide. He was extremely knowledgeable about all things Malta. He kept a lively but accommodating pace. His love of his homeland was clear in his descriptions of history as well as Malta today. Thank you!

Stephen B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

We found this to be an excellent tour. Matt was our guide and he explained everything very clearly in an easy to follow logical way. His commentary also linked the various stops along the route making it all very interesting
A great introduction through the history of Valetta up to the present day

DEBORAH R United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Excellent tour run by a very knowledgeable helpful guide, well worth recommending

Eff

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Outstanding guide with excellent knowledge of the history of Valletta. We were so lucky that there were only 5 of us on the tour. Most other groups were enormous. Colour My Travel ran the tour.

Anna J Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

If you're looking for a tour that is more in depth, this is the one for you. The tour guide had s thorough knowledge of the history of Valletta. We learnt so much. Excellent tour.

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