Malta Shore Excursion: Malta in One Day Private Sightseeing Tour

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Malta Shore Excursion: Malta in One Day Private Sightseeing Tour information and booking

5 hours
Departs from
Valletta port
Returns to
Concludes outside the port terminal building, where you will need to make your own way back to your ship
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While you’re in port in Malta, explore this beautiful island on a private sightseeing shore excursion. With your own driver to chauffeur you around, you’ll see the best of this fabulous, world-famous travel destination. Discover the capital city, Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site rich with culture and history. You’ll see the Upper Barrakka Gardens and many other attractions while you relax in your comfortable private vehicle. You will also have free time to shop, eat or explore on your own.

Your tour will start with a drive to the town of Marsaxlokk, a typical Maltese fishing village with multi-colored fishing boats known as luzzus bobbing in the harbor. Next, you will pass the picturesque rocky inlet of Wied iz-Zurrieq and enjoy views of the Blue Grotto and the tiny, rocky island of Filfla. Continue your drive past Mosta Dome, one of the largest unsupported domes in Europe, famous for an outstanding event that took place in 1942. You will then continue to Malta’s current capital city, Valletta, where you'll see the Grandmasters' Palace, former residence of Malta’s Grand Masters and today’s seat of Parliament.You’ll then make your way to the Upper Barrakka Gardens, passing important buildings like the Auberge de Castille, home to the offices of the Prime Minister. At the Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta's highest vantage point, you will have ideal photo opportunities of Malta's beautiful Grand Harbor.Before returning to your cruise ship, your tour will end with a drive around the impressive bastions protecting Valletta.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Malta port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What's included

  • Private tour guide
  • Private vehicle
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fee to grandmaster's palace state rooms
  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified