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Jewels of the Maltese Capital | VT22

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Jewels of the Maltese Capital

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Starting from $99 USD / Adult
Embark on a narrated tour of Valletta, capital of Malta and a city replete with medieval charm and extravagantly grand architecture. No exploration would be complete without a visit to Valletta’s crowning jewel, St. John’s Co-Cathedral. This baroque masterpiece was commissioned in 1572 by Grand Master Jean de la Cassiere for the Knights of St John. In fact, several Knights donated gifts of art to ensure it was adorned with only the finest works. Continue to Casa Rocca Piccola, a historic home offering a unique glimpse into the lives of Maltese nobility over the past 400 years. Enjoy a little free time to explore the area before heading to the imposing Mediterranean Conference Center. Set overlooking the Grand Harbour, it was originally built as a hospital for the Order of St. John of Jerusalem and was considered one of the finest in Europe during the 1600s.
  • Experience the baroque grandeur of St. John’s Co-Cathedral, built as the conventual church of the Knights of St. John.
  • Behold the fortified majesty of the “Sacra Imfermeria” of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, now transformed into a renowned conference center.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Sun protection
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Conservative attire required
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.15 miles over uneven surfaces with inclines and about 40 steps.
  • No exposed shoulders or knees inside cathedral.
  • No tank tops or shorts inside cathedral.
  • Stiletto heels are not permitted inside St. John’s Cathedral.
  • When St John's Cathedral is closed to group visits during spiritual functions an alternative will be suggested.
  • Tour sequence may vary.
Location Valleta, Malta Valleta, Malta
Tour Code VT22 VT22
Duration4.00 Hours 4.00 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous #Strenuous
#This tour utilizes an audio system that provides guests with headset units to use during the tour.  These units will assist the users with hearing the narration provided by the guides.  Units are to be returned at the conclusion of the tour program.
#A light snack or refreshment is served on this excursion.
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