Citta Vittoriosa (Birgu) Private Half Day Tour
Walking around the city you will fall in love with the amazing city whose many scars and secrets are testimony to amazing feats by the Knights and the disasters brought about by the world wars.
You will visit the Maritime Museum housed in the old Royal Navy Bakery, Fort Saint Angelo and one of the world’s last remaining Inquisitors’ palaces.
This is a tour you will not forgetItinerary
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Birgu (Vittoriosa), Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta
Citta Vittoriosa, whose name literally translates to The Victorious City, is a historic fortified city found on the south side of Malta’s Grand Harbour. Locally known as Birgu, its history is rich with maritime, mercantile, and military activities. Birgu’s harbour, which once hosted the majestic galleys of the Knights of Malta and British Navy warships, today hosts some of Europes most spectacular private yachts.
Duration: 4 hoursStop At:
Fort St Angelo, Birgu Waterfront, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta BRG 1023 Malta
Fort Saint Angelo is as majestic as the city it has proudly protected. Your guide will explain life within the Fort during the Great Siege, dubbed to be the bloodiest siege in history. During this time, the Fort, which offers breath-taking views of the Valletta Grand Harbour, served as the perfect spot from where the Knights could plan their defence and various assaults.
Duration: 1 minuteStop At:
Malta Maritime Museum, Ex-Naval Bakery Vittoriosa Waterfront, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta BRG 1721 Malta
The Maritime Museum housed in the old Royal Navy Bakery, proudly displays Malta’s extensive maritime history. The museum also has a large collection of over 20,000 items which includes ships, traditional Maltese boats, cargo items and uniforms.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Inquisitor's Palace, Main Gate Street Triq Il-Palazz Ta' L-Isqof, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta 1023 Malta
you will also visit one of the world’s last remaining Inquisitors’ palaces. Located in the heart of Birgu the palace hosted the Inquisitor himself. His gruesome role was that of assessing any situations which was not in line with Christian values or beliefs. For example, adultery and theft would go punished severely through several torture procedures.
This is also the only such palace in the world to be open to the general public. You’ll will see the dominance of the Piano Nobile, the Holy Office Tribunal, a prison complex and a torture chamber.
Duration: 1 minute
"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"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"This is a 4 hour private tour - you will not be joined by a group or other individuals"
"Kindly Indicate if you would like a morning or afternoon tour"
"Kindly indicate your language preference"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Price includes entry tickets to mentioned attractions, tour guide and hotel pick up and drop off"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
- Luqa Airport, Valletta, Island of Malta Malta
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- Valletta Cruise Port, Vault 1, Upper Floor, Pinto Wharf Valletta, Floriana FRN 1913, Malta
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.