This guided walking tour of Valletta, Malta’s capital city, is a grand experience in every way. Every path and street lead you to discover an eye-opening wonder, where history has been carefully restored to its original beauty.Enjoy stunning views of the Grand Harbour and across the water of the three ancient cities in all their ancient glory. Walk down the dark and mysterious Strait Street, Malta's old red-light district, now one of the best locations in Malta for concept restaurants and bars.Admire the aesthetics of modern architecture intertwined with historical monuments as you journey from City Gate, past the Old Opera Theatre, once bombed to near total collapse and now a performing artist's dream venue, down to the popular shopping destination, Republic Street.It’s hard to capture the capital city’s rich culture and history in just four hours, but this tour is the perfect mix of the best sites you’ll want to see.
This is a flexible tour. You can discuss your preferred sites to see at the time of placing your booking and we will work on your personalised tour itinerary. You can also advise us of an alternative preferred start time. • Pick up times for a half day tour are 9.30am or 1.30pm. • Your tour kicks off at one of three possible locations, the recently restored and magnificent Triton Fountain, Malta’s Stock Exchange building or the Cruise Terminal which is at the base of the capital city. • Next up you’ll walk over the bridge and into City Gate, the entrance used in the times of the knights. To your right you’ll find Malta’s brand-new Parliament building with its unusual and eye-catching architecture. • Following this we’ll take you down Republic Street which runs through the centre of Valletta and serves as the perfect route to slip off to the left and right to discover the hidden stories, history, art, culture and heritage behind Valletta’s most amazing side streets. • We’ll visit sites like: Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Strait Street, Auberge Castille and the Upper Barrakka Gardens. • We urge you to stop for photos along the way against the picture-perfect backdrops you’ll find in this city. • If you fancy a light snack such as Malta’s fabulous ‘pastizzi’ just let us know. • We’ll then take you right back to your starting point, as preferred. This tour is approximately four hours long.Entrance fees to attractions, lunch and any souvenirs you wish to purchase are not included.This is a walking tour, but it is wheelchair friendly.