Private Legacy of the Knights

From $27.00/person to $365.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
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Summary
Shore Excursion SizePrivate
Shore Excursion TypeHistorical, Walking, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
Shore Excursion Leaves FromValletta Waterfront Q Bar & Restaurant within the Cruise Ship Terminal. This is a 5 minute walk from your cruise ship. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation).
Food/Beverage ProvidedNot Included
Recommended DressWe recommend wearing comfortable, seasonal weather appropriate clothing and walking shoes. If you wish to visit religious sites please ensure that your shoulders and knees are covered.
RestrictionsGuests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Please keep in mind there will be substantial walking involved. You will be walking over cobblestones and uneven ground.
Tour Details

Private Legacy of the Knights

The Knights of St. John came to Malta in 1530 and stayed for 268 years, transforming the sleepy island into a flourishing capital coveted by the great powers of Europe. During this tour you will get a peek into their storied past with the help of your expert guide. Your excursion starts Vittoriosa where the Knights first settled; walk the narrow streets full of historical buildings including the early Auberges of the Knights, the Hospital, the Armory, the Treasury and Palaces connected with the Order's administration.

From there you will take a short ride around the harbor for a walking tour of Valletta. Pass the Auberge de Castille et Leon, Our Lady of Victory Church, the Auberge d'Italie, and the imposing Auberge de Provence as you survey the city. At Barrakka Gardens you will be treated to panoramic views of the Grand Harbor, which was the stage for the Great Siege of 1565.

While in Valletta you will also see the Grand Master's Palace as well as St. John's Cathedral with elaborate marble tombstones and monuments marking the final resting place of many of the Knights and Grand Masters. Conclude your tour with some free time to visit one of the many sites related to the Knights before your return trip back to port. Reserve your spot on this 4 hour, private tour today and get ready to step back into the time of the Knights of St. John.

Shore Excursion Size
Private
Shore Excursion Type
Historical, Walking, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours
Activity Level
Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Valletta Waterfront Q Bar & Restaurant within the Cruise Ship Terminal. This is a 5 minute walk from your cruise ship. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation).
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable, seasonal weather appropriate clothing and walking shoes. If you wish to visit religious sites please ensure that your shoulders and knees are covered.
Restrictions
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Please keep in mind there will be substantial walking involved. You will be walking over cobblestones and uneven ground.