Half Day Tours

Valletta & Birgu
4 hours

Ancient Maritime City of Birgu


Tour Description

Our tour starts with a visit to the oldest city of the Grand Harbour and the Three Cities. Here will be visiting old city of Birgu. In 1532 the Knights of St. John first settled in this area and we will give you an insight to an era dominated by the Knights of St. John. Our walking tour will take us to the heart of the city, the narrow streets and quaint alleys known as the 'collacchio', an area of old Palazzo's which were the original Auberges occupied by the Knights. We end our walking tour of Birgu on the stunning waterfront, the very place where the Knights' berthed their magnificent galleys.

Our next stop is across the harbour and the modern city built by the Knights of St. John in 1566. Our tour of Valletta starts at the Barraka Gardens which offer stunning views of the Grand Harbour and magnificent fortifications, a walk down Triq Repubblika where you can admire numerous historical buildings built by the Knights of St. John including the Auberges, the Grand Masters Palace and the St. John's Co. Cathedral, the church of the Order and also home to Caravaggio's masterpiece "Beheading of St. John" amongst other treasures. Our tour ends here and we make our way back to your hotel.

Prices & Details:

Prices are based on the group size and are not per person. The size of transport is provided based on the number of passengers in your party.

2024 Tour Prices
Includes private transport with driver and guiding services:
eur300 for 1 to 3 passengers
eur413 for 3 to 6 passengers
eur520 for 7 to 9 passengers
eur626 for 10 to 12 passengers
eur733 for 13 to 16 passengers
Contact me for a larger group of 17 to 50+

For 2025/26 rates and bookings send an enquiry via the How to Book/Make an Enquiry form below.

Not Included
Entrance fees - To save unnecessary time-wasting and queuing we can include your entrance fees. Allow eur15 per person for St. John's Co. Cathedral.

How to Book
To book, click on How to Book/Make an Enquiry below, complete the form and send. I normally reply within 48 hours confirming my availability.

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