Malta�s Noble Heritage

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Valletta Malta
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4.0 hours
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You will be driven to Naxxar to visit the Palazzo Parisio, a unique 19th century Palace in the heart of the Mediterranean. Palazzo Parisio is the palace of the legendary and romanticized Knights of St. John, it is also a Palazzo of outstanding splendor with two very beautiful baroque walled Gardens, including a lovely orangerie – a miniature Versailles. After your visit proceed to San Anton Gardens, laid out by Grand Master Antoine de Paule as grounds to his summer residence, San Anton Palace which is now the residence of the Maltese President. Various heads of state have visited the gardens over the years and numerous plaques mark their ceremonial tree planting. The garden is a botanical delight with mature trees, old stone urns, fountains, ponds and formal flower beds. Continue with a drive to Valletta – the Capital City. Walk to Casa Rocca Piccola, home of the 9th Marquis and Marchioness de Piro where they will be met by the owners of the house today. The value of Casa Rocca Piccola lies in its ability to provide unique historical evidence into the customs and traditions of the Maltese nobility over the last 400 years. You can also see a collection of furniture, silver and paintings that add to the aesthetic riches of this country. After your grand tour you will be driven back to the ship.

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Notes

  • May operate in reverse. 
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.