Malta's British History Tour
Excursions & day trips

Malta's British History Tour

4.7/5
Excellent
Based on 6 reviews
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£48.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
mobile_voucher
Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: from 4 hours to 8 hours
Do this because
  • Birgu fortifications and air raid shelters
  • Upper Barakka Gardens gun salute
  • Visit National War Museum in Fort St Elmo
What to expect

Given its strategically important location as a gateway into southern Europe, it is not surprising that Malta has been continually fought over throughout the centuries. Learn of the island's tumultuous history on this intriguing full day tour.

Kick off in Birgu, where you'll explore the medieval fortifications and the air raid shelters from the Second Great Siege of Malta. Next. Head to Valletta's Upper Barakka Gardens to watch the Saluting Battery's cannons mark midday. Then it's time for a stroll through the old town, passing the palace used by Napoleon, the Victory Kitchen, Queen Victoria's statue and the bombed-out ruins of the opera house.

In the afternoon, learn of Malta's experiences under Phoenician, Romans, Moorish, Hospitaller and British rule during a guided visit to the National War Museum in Fort St Elmo. You'll also get a fascinating insight into the Great Siege of Malta of 1565, where a small force of Knights Hospitaller and about 400 locals repelled an Ottoman army.

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What's included
  • check Transport
  • check Guide
  • check Admission fees
What to remember
  • Not suitable for guests with reduced mobility
  • English-speaking guide for all nationalities
  • This experience doesn't follow our general cancellation policy. If you need to cancel, you must do so at least 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Provider
TUI MALTA LTD
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.7/5

Based on 6 reviews from verified customers

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Value for money

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  • Janice

    From United States of America - January 2024

    Travelled as a couple

     

    45 - 54 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    There was nothing to complain about a great guide. And very informed tour highly recommended

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - January 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Linda C

    From United States of America - September 2023

    Travelled as a couple

     

    55 - 64 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    A very interesting and informative tour, however, the half an hour break for lunch was not long enough especially on such a long hot day.

  • David Hughes

    From United Kingdom - April 2022

    Travelled as a couple

     

    25 - 34 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Good tour, well paced. Knowledgeable and entertaining guide.

  • Rob Wilkinson

    From United Kingdom - April 2022

    Travelled as a couple

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Interesting and informative

  • Anonymous

    From United Kingdom - October 2021

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Very interesting tour. But be aware there is a lot of walking involved, a total of 5 miles during the day.

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