Discover the delights of Malta’s capital, Valletta, on this half-day tour. Enjoy panoramic vistas over the Grand Harbor from atop the Barrakka Gardens, see the incredible Caravaggio masterpiece, The Beheading of St. John inside the cathedral, and explore the Grand Master’s Palace with its armory.
Your city exploration starts at the Upper Barrakka Gardens, a refined public park that affords panoramic views over the entire city and its Grand Harbor. Next, move onto the beautiful Baroque-style St. John’s Cathedral. Wander through the stunning open hall with its huge vaulted ceiling. Stroll through the collection of paintings from masters like Michelangelo and Caravaggio, including his famous The Beheading of St. John.
Move on to the Grandmaster’s Palace, the current home of the country’s government. Your informative guide gives you the history of this impressive structure as one of Valletta’s first buildings and the home of the Palace Armory with its collection of armor, swords, and guns used by the Knights of Malta.