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Valletta Private Walking Tour

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Valletta, Malta
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From $182.35 per group (up to 4)

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

See the sights of Valletta on a 3-hour private walking tour with a guide who provides insight into the history and architecture of Malta's capital. Explore both the top attractions and less-visited locations in the city, hearing interesting facts as you go. Enjoy the personalized service of a private guide.
  • 3-hour private Valletta walking tour
  • See the city's UNESCO-listed baroque architecture and other historical sights
  • Learn fascinating facts about the founding of the city in the 16th century
  • Enjoy personalized attention from a private guide
Professional guide
Private tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities

Departure Point

Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta

Return Details

Lower Barrakka Gardens, Quarry Wharf, Valletta, Malta
Your tour starts at a central location in Valletta where you'll meet your guide and set off on your private walking exploration of the city, one of Europe's most beautiful, known for its baroque architecture, palaces, and churches. 

This UNESCO World Heritage site dates back to the 1500s, when the Knights of St. John founded the fortress city. Over the years, it became home to buildings designed by top European architects of the era and renowned works of art.

Learn about all of this from your guide as you walk past landmarks such as Parliament House, the ruins of the Royal Opera House, the Upper and Lower Barrakka Gardens, Auberge d'Italie, Auberge de Castille, St. John's Co-Cathedral, the Great Siege Monument, Strait Street, St. George Square, Grandmaster's Palace, Piazza Regina, National Library of Malta, the Church of St. Paul's Shipwreck, the Siege Bell War Memorial, and Fort St. Elmo – National War Museum.

As you go, hear little-known stories about what it was like to be a patient at the Holy Infirmatory or a galley slave on the ships of the Order, and whether all knights behaved in accordance to their vows. After three hours, you'll have a deeper perspective of Valletta.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Fort St Elmo - National War Museum
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Great Siege of Malta and the Knights of St. John
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Lower Barrakka Gardens
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Colour My Travel
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Barrakka Lift
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Valletta Private Walking Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

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Traveler Tips


  • "I would recommend this tour to anyone interested in the history both old and recent." See review
  • "This private walking tour is the best way to experience Valletta in our opinion." See review

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Fantastic tour
Jonathan_T
, Aug 2020
Excellent tour by Colour my travel. Wonderful guide Giulia. Very attentive to the needs of our group and tailored the tour to cover almost the entire history of Malta which was fascinating. We will most certainly use this company again. The prices are extremely reasonable. Undoubtedly one of the best tours we have had thus far. Thank you Taylor family
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Fantastic Experience
Ejbuser
, Jan 2020
Mario's knowledge of Valletta's history was extraordinary and made the tour exceptional. I highly recommend anyone visiting Malta take this tour!
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Walking Tour of Valletta
Gabriel B
, Jul 2019
Our guide Matthew did a fantastic job of providing us with the rich history of Malta/Valleta and showing us all key sights of Valleta during our walking tour. He also made excellent restaurant recommendations post walking tour. Valleta lends itself very well to a walking tour given you can traverse city during allotted time and there is much of interest to see.
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This private walking tour is the...
Karen B
, Jul 2018
This private walking tour is the best way to experience Valletta in our opinion. With Matthew as our guide, we learned the history of Valletta and Malta as we walked by buildings, statues, churches, streets, gardens, plazas, steps and walls. Matthew has a wealth of information to share all along the way, and in very clear English. We highly recommend this tour and hopefully, you will have Matthew as your guide. Karen and Fred, USA
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Excellent tour with a very...
James A
, Mar 2018
Excellent tour with a very knowledgable, informative and articulate guide, Herbert. Even though it rained about half the time, it did not diminish the value of the tour. Highlight was St John's Co-Cathedral! Don't miss it. Ask for Herbert.
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We enjoyed this walking tour The...
Lindsey S
, Dec 2017
We enjoyed this walking tour The guide was informative and we learnt lots about the history of Valletta . I would recommend this tour to anyone interested in the history both old and recent.
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Guide Jennifer was very bright and...
Alan S
, Nov 2017
Guide Jennifer was very bright and very informative ... and iconoclastic, which added spice and interest. For prominent example, we learned about the Knights of St. John's oath of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and their assiduous and successful efforts to fail utterly to adhere to at least the first two parts. We learned a bit about the defense of Malta during WWII ... and the blast-wave displacement of Victoria's statue, both of which led us later to the Lascaris War Rooms and the fascinating story of bravery, adaptability, tenacity, and brilliance that led to success. The three-hour tour covered Valletta, and her skillful time-management made sure that, even with answering our many questions, we kept to schedule.
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Great walk. The guide was...
Ole N
, Nov 2017
Great walk. The guide was knowledgeble and gave insights to Places and buildings in Valletta.
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Great Guide!! Really knowledgeable...
Randi R
, Aug 2017
Great Guide!! Really knowledgeable. Highly recommended.
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It was fantastic - the depth of...
MelitaCurrie
, Jul 2017
It was fantastic - the depth of knowledge, the passion.... Thank you for making the history of this town come alive

Product code: 31746P14

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