Malta Shore Excursion: Private tour of Valletta and Mdina

Malta Shore Excursion: Private tour of Valletta and Mdina

While you’re in port in Malta, get to know its two capitals – Mdina, the ancient one, and Valletta, the current one – on this shore excursion that will introduce you to Malta’s history and architecture. You’ll visit many sights like the Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage City, and you’ll learn of the different cultures and influences that have shaped Malta over the centuries.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: National Museum of Natural History, Vilhena Palace St Publius Square, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1010 Malta

On entering Mdina, view museum from the outside. It is housed in Palazzo Vilhena, a French Baroque palace rebuilt in 1726 by Grand Master Antonio Manoel de Vilhena to designs of Charles François de Mondion.

Pass By: Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul, 2 Triq San Pawl, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1061 Malta

You will view the Cathedral from the outside.

Stop At: St. John's Co-Cathedral, St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta Malta

Designed by Girolamo Cassar and built in 1573-78, St, John’s was the Conventual Church of the order of St. John. The Co-Cathedral hosts nine side chapels, 8 of which belonged to the various nationalities or ‘Langues’ of the order, and the ninth is dedicated to Our Lady of Filermo. There are ceiling paintings by Mattia Preti and two paintings by Caravaggio. Also in the museum are a pair of beautiful Flemish Tapestries.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Upper Barrakka Gardens, Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1220 Malta

Situated near Castille Place. From these gardens you can enjoy unrivalled views across one of the world's largest and deepest natural harbours, Grand Harbour, and over to the Three Cities.

Duration: 15 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"At time of booking, Cruise Ship passengers must provide the following details under Special Requirements: Ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time."
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Face masks must be worn in vehicles and in museums"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Guests must::-
Have their own face masks & carry sanitiser gel.
Wear face masks whilst in transport & visiting museums.
Retain the same seat throughout the day.
Maintain a distance of 2 meters from any person outside their group.
Comply with the specific protocols applicable for any sites."

Hora de Inicio: 9:00 AM
Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
If arriving by ship, you will need to walk along the quay and through the terminal building. The guide will be waiting for you as you exit the terminal.

If arriving by ship, you will need to walk along the quay and through the terminal building. The guide will be waiting for you as you exit the terminal.

Note:In the unlikely event that your ship docks in Senglea (across the harbor from Valletta), the ship will provide a complimentary boat transfer across to Valletta. Please take this shuttle and proceed through the terminal building as per the normal instructions to the meeting point.

We pick up from all hotels. Just let us know where you are staying and we will organise.


  • Pinto Wharf, Floriana. Valletta Grand Harbour

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


  • Private vehicle
  • Private tour guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee
  • Entry/Admission - St. John's Co-Cathedral

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks, unless specified


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