Vittoriosa Walking Tour (with entrance to Inquisitor’s palace)

25 EUR
Basic Information
Total time
3 hours
English (check the booking calendar for availability)
25 EUR per person
Meeting point
Birgu Main Gate, opposite Cafe Riche (Look out for the yellow umbrella)Go to map
Additional info
Price includes the entrance fee to Inquisitor's palace.
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Join our historical tour with a local, knowledgeable guide. During the 3 hour tour your guide will show you the historic streets of the old city of Birgu, also known as Vittoriosa,one of the oldest and most famous cities in Malta. 

During the tour you will get the chance to see several highlights of Medieval architecture such as well preserved Norman house, and the old living quarters of the Order of Saint John. You will get the chance to travel in time to the times of Knights. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to visit and learn some of the mysteries of the ominous Inquisitor’s Palace located within the city of Vittoriosa. Entrance ticket included.

Local guide will not only show you the most fascinating spots in Birgu but also give you a brief lesson of the city’s complex history. Apart from the history aspect you will also have a better understanding of the local culture as no one can explain that better than our guides!

During approximately 3 hours you will get to visit:

  • Birgu Main Gate near Cafe Riche 

  • Entrance of Vittoriosa (Couvre Port area)

  • Cavaliers/French curtain 

  •  Bishop’s Palace

  • Universita’

  • Inquisitor’s Palace 

  • Executioner’s House 

  • Medieval House

  • Old Hospital 

  • Vittoriosa Main Square 

  • Church of Saint Lawrence

  • Freedom monument and maritime museum (outside)

Itinerary is subject to change due to other events or activities taking place in Birgu that are beyond our control.

Meeting Point
Birgu Main Gate, opposite Cafe Riche (Look out for the yellow umbrella)

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