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The Best Traditional 2 Harbours Day Cruise of Malta

1. The Best Traditional 2 Harbours Day Cruise of Malta

Travel long Malta's Harbours in a traditional Maltese boat. See historical forts, battlements and creeks. Experience Malta's living past at busy dockyards and marinas. This cruise leaves from Sliema Ferries. You will go around the two natural harbours and their ten creeks. A detailed, live commentary will provide you with information about the history of Valletta and the Three Cities of Senglea, Cospicua and Vittoriosa which date back to 1565. Learn about the role the three cities played in the seige of Malta during World War II. While onboard, you have access to a fully stocked bar to help you relax.

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Valletta and 3 Cities Private 4-Hour Shore Excursion

2. Valletta and 3 Cities Private 4-Hour Shore Excursion

Benefit from pick-up outside the cruise terminal at Valletta and see the city's UNESCO World Heritage monuments. Visit Barracca Gardens to get panoramic views of the Grand Harbour. Admire the colored balconies of Merchant Street and look inside St. John's Co-Cathedral. Walk down to the waterfront to take a private water taxi to Vittoriosa on the opposite side of the harbor. Explore the historical "3 Cities" of the Cottonera area to get a feel for the spirit of Malta and its culture. Go to the Gardjola Gardens to get a magnificent view from the old watch tower. Walk along the imposing city walls and venture down tiny streets to explore the old city and the Inquisitor's Palace. Cruise around the Grand Harbour by traditional dghajsa boat and get stunning views of the ancient fortifications. Return to the waterfront in Valletta, where a guide will accompany you back to the cruise terminal.

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What people are saying about Birgu

A very changeable day weather wise. But thank god stopped and sunny for trip. I was looking forward to it and not disappointed. Outside harbour a little bit choppy but it’s the sea so what do you expect. But I loved it!

It was perfect, I recommend it to everyone who goes to Malta, the only downside that I don't think is right is that the explanations only say it in English and not in Spanish.

The cruise started a half hour later, but other than that everything else was really great. Total value for money!

Very interesting cruise

Very interesting cruise on a lovely little boat with a humorous captain. Would recommend to anyone

Very interesting harbour cruise - very informative. Great scenery. Well worth doing.