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Valletta: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

1. Valletta: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

Get to know Valletta at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems and solve challenges. Work with your team or compete against them as you learn local facts and create memories that you won't forget. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Start your tour from Saint Publius Parish Church with its beautiful interior, and explore the Tritons' Fountain as you learn about its symbolism. Photograph the Upper Barrakka garden's unique aesthetic and marvel at the Church of St Catherine of Alexandria built by the Italian Knights of the Order of St John. Then the imposing St John's Co-Cathedral awaits you. Still, the famous Great Siege Square continues your beautiful journey to the heart of Valletta as you learn the history of this monument. Marvel at the National Library with its fabulous collections of books. St George Square will captivate you with the Palace of the Grand Master, while the Valletta Cathedral will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour. Scavenger hunts are great as an everyday activity or for bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or team-building events.

Malta by Segway: Valletta Experience

2. Malta by Segway: Valletta Experience

Discover Malta's UNESCO-listed town of Valletta on a fascinating guided tour. Glide along the streets on a segway and travel all around the capital city of Malta. See the main squares and gardens, and enjoy stops to explore the main sites and take photos. Subject to availability and opening hours, the tour may be supplemented by an audio-visual show that tells the dramatic story of the islands’ 7000 year history. Educational, informative and entertaining, the show runs through the turbulent history of a small island nation that has overcome almost unimaginable odds to survive and prosper.

Valletta: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

3. Valletta: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour from Saint Publius Parish Church with its beautiful interior, and explore the Tritons' Fountain as you learn about its symbolism. Photograph the Upper Barrakka garden's unique aesthetic and marvel at the Church of St Catherine of Alexandria built by the Italian Knights of the Order of St John. Then the imposing St John's Co-Cathedral awaits you. Still, the famous Great Siege Square continues your beautiful journey to the heart of Valletta as you learn the history of this monument. Marvel at the National Library with its fabulous collections of books. St George Square will captivate you with the Palace of the Grand Master, while the Valletta Cathedral will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Valletta: Escape Game and Tour

4. Valletta: Escape Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with a game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Valletta. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour from Saint Publius Parish Church with its beautiful interior, and explore the Tritons' Fountain as you learn about its symbolism. Photograph the Upper Barrakka garden's unique aesthetic and marvel at the Church of St Catherine of Alexandria built by the Italian Knights of the Order of St John. Then the imposing St John's Co-Cathedral awaits you. Still, the famous Great Siege Square continues your beautiful journey to the heart of Valletta as you learn the history of this monument. Marvel at the National Library with its fabulous collections of books. St George Square will captivate you with the Palace of the Grand Master, while the Valletta Cathedral will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Barcelona: Gotic Quarter Free Walking Tour

5. Barcelona: Gotic Quarter Free Walking Tour

A walking tour made por hostels and people that loves to connect and share live and experiences. Meet your guide at Plaça Reial and prepare to dive into one of Barcelona's most iconic neighborhoods: the ancient Gothic Quarter. Stroll along quaint narrow roads as your guide seamlessly leads you from one point of interest to the next. Come across the historic Roman Wall and the majestic St. Mary of the Sea Cathedral, among some of the local hidden gems. Listen to fascinating information to help make sense of how history made Barcelona the amazing city it is today.

Valletta: World War II Malta Full-Day Walking Tour

6. Valletta: World War II Malta Full-Day Walking Tour

Travel back in time to the dark days of the Siege of Malta, a military campaign in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and learn about the fight for the control of the strategically important island between 1940 and 1942. Your guide will set the scene, when Malta pitted the air forces and navies of Italy and Germany against the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. The opening of a new front in North Africa in mid-1940 increased Malta's already considerable value. British air and sea forces based on the island could attack Axis ships transporting vital supplies and reinforcements from Europe. General Rommel, in de facto field command of the Axis forces in North Africa, recognized Malta’s importance, and in May 1941 he warned that "without Malta the Axis will end by losing control of North Africa." Along the walk, see the commemorative RAF Monument to the 2,298 Commonwealth aircrew who lost their lives in various World War II air battles. Go to Porta Reale, a curtain wall at the center of the Valletta Land Front. Continue to Pjazza Teatru Irjal, site of the former Royal Opera House that was extensively bombed in 1942. Walk along vibrant Strada Stretta, and see the Misrah San Gorg (St. George’s Square), site of a George Cross awarded to the island in 1942. Continue to the Queen Victoria Statue in Republic Square. Next, learn about the community kitchens, know as “Victory Kitchens,” built to avoid food waste at a time of shortage. Go to Victoria Gate, built on the site of the old Del Monte Gate, and pay your respects to the fallen sailors of Operation Pedestal at the anchor-shaped Santa Marija Memorial. Continue to Upper Barracca Garden to see the statues of Winston Churchill and other prominent men. Admire the Siege Bell Memorial overlooking the Great Harbor of Valletta, built in 1992 to honor the 7,000 people who lost their lives in the Siege of Malta. You will also enter the underground complex of the Lascaris War Rooms, where the air defense of Malta was conducted, along with some of the great Mediterranean sea battles. It was also here that General Eisenhower and his Supreme Commanders, Admiral Cunningham, Field Marshal Montgomery, and Air Marshall Tedder directed the Invasion of Sicily in 1943.

Valletta Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

7. Valletta Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

Valletta : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

8. Valletta : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

Traverse from Freedom Square to the panoramic vistas of Barrakka Gardens, soaking in the splendor of Malta's Grand Harbour. Delve into the baroque magnificence of the Grandmaster's Palace, steeped in historical significance, before immersing yourself in the allure of the Grand Harbour, a Mediterranean gem of unparalleled beauty. As you wander Valletta's streets, your guide unveils captivating narratives of the Knights of Malta, revealing cultural and architectural legacies. Ascend to the Upper Barrakka Gardens for sweeping harbor views, then navigate Merchant Street Market's architectural marvels. Explore the storied halls of Auberge d'Italie, former abode of the Knights, before concluding at St. George's Square, by the Grandmaster's Palace.

Valletta : Highlights & Hidden Gems Walking Tour

9. Valletta : Highlights & Hidden Gems Walking Tour

Begin at the striking Valletta City Gate, gateway to the UNESCO-listed capital, then venture to Pjazza Teatru Rjal to unravel tales of Our Lady of Victories Church and Malta's heroic past. Admire the facade of Il-Berga ta' Kastilja and savor panoramic vistas from the picturesque Upper Barrakka Gardens. Dive into history at Auberge d'Italie, now housing the Museum of Fine Arts, and marvel at the opulence of Palazzo Parisio. Discover the artistic wonders within St. John's Co-Cathedral before immersing yourself in the vibrancy of St. George Square and The Grand Master's Palace. Conclude amidst the tranquility of Lower Barrakka Gardens, reflecting on the rich tapestry of Valletta's heritage and culture. Throughout, your guide's captivating narratives will deepen your appreciation for this UNESCO gem.

Valletta Private Guided Tour In English, French or Italian

10. Valletta Private Guided Tour In English, French or Italian

Welcome to Malta's stunning capital city, Valletta! With nearly five centuries of history, Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in its entirety and is widely considered an open-air museum. With its imposing fortifications and bastions, amazing baroque palaces, marvellous churches, gorgeous gardens, and beautiful architecture ranging from mid-16th-century baroque to modernism, it is without doubt one of the most breathtaking cities you will ever visit! During this walking tour, you will learn how it all began, how it evolved over the centuries, and about the events that shaped Valletta into the city that it is today. This walk will take you past the city’s main highlights and off the beaten track. In approximately 3–3.5 hours, you will see and learn about Valletta’s most notorious landmarks and discover its many hidden charms. You will walk through its bustling streets, admiring the stunning buildings and its distinctive architecture. A visit to the Upper Barrakka Gardens is a must; here you can also enjoy breath-taking views of the imposing Grand Harbour and the Three Cities. Some of the main highlights you will be able to admire and appreciate during this tour include the Triton Fountain, the newly rebuilt City Gate and Parliament of Malta (designed by the world-renowned architect Renzo Piano), the Royal Theatre, Castille Square, the Auberge de Castille, the Upper Barrakka Gardens, Merchants Street, the Palace Square (also known as St. George's Square), Republic Square, Valletta’s unique and charming side streets, and other historical buildings, landmarks, and attractions. During the entire tour, our knowledgeable and experienced guide will provide you with riveting information and enhance your experience through narration and engaging storytelling. You will also have the opportunity to visit the St. John’s Co-Cathedral (entrance ticket is not included), where our guide will give you a guided tour of the cathedral. This marvellous 16th-century cathedral was originally the conventual church of the Order of the Knights of St. John. Built in just five years and embellished over the span of more than two hundred years, it was gradually transformed into a spectacular work of art. St. John’s Co-Cathedral is a church like no other—a church of awesome beauty coupled with an interesting and unique history. With its many treasures and adorned interiors, it is unquestionably one of the most magnificent cathedrals in the world.

St. George’s Square: Our most recommended tours and activities

Valletta: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

Valletta: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

Get to know Valletta at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems and solve challenges. Work with your team or compete against them as you learn local facts and create memories that you won't forget. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Start your tour from Saint Publius Parish Church with its beautiful interior, and explore the Tritons' Fountain as you learn about its symbolism. Photograph the Upper Barrakka garden's unique aesthetic and marvel at the Church of St Catherine of Alexandria built by the Italian Knights of the Order of St John. Then the imposing St John's Co-Cathedral awaits you. Still, the famous Great Siege Square continues your beautiful journey to the heart of Valletta as you learn the history of this monument. Marvel at the National Library with its fabulous collections of books. St George Square will captivate you with the Palace of the Grand Master, while the Valletta Cathedral will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour. Scavenger hunts are great as an everyday activity or for bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or team-building events.

Malta by Segway: Valletta Experience

Malta by Segway: Valletta Experience

Discover Malta's UNESCO-listed town of Valletta on a fascinating guided tour. Glide along the streets on a segway and travel all around the capital city of Malta. See the main squares and gardens, and enjoy stops to explore the main sites and take photos. Subject to availability and opening hours, the tour may be supplemented by an audio-visual show that tells the dramatic story of the islands’ 7000 year history. Educational, informative and entertaining, the show runs through the turbulent history of a small island nation that has overcome almost unimaginable odds to survive and prosper.

Valletta: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Valletta: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour from Saint Publius Parish Church with its beautiful interior, and explore the Tritons' Fountain as you learn about its symbolism. Photograph the Upper Barrakka garden's unique aesthetic and marvel at the Church of St Catherine of Alexandria built by the Italian Knights of the Order of St John. Then the imposing St John's Co-Cathedral awaits you. Still, the famous Great Siege Square continues your beautiful journey to the heart of Valletta as you learn the history of this monument. Marvel at the National Library with its fabulous collections of books. St George Square will captivate you with the Palace of the Grand Master, while the Valletta Cathedral will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Valletta: Escape Game and Tour

Valletta: Escape Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with a game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Valletta. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour from Saint Publius Parish Church with its beautiful interior, and explore the Tritons' Fountain as you learn about its symbolism. Photograph the Upper Barrakka garden's unique aesthetic and marvel at the Church of St Catherine of Alexandria built by the Italian Knights of the Order of St John. Then the imposing St John's Co-Cathedral awaits you. Still, the famous Great Siege Square continues your beautiful journey to the heart of Valletta as you learn the history of this monument. Marvel at the National Library with its fabulous collections of books. St George Square will captivate you with the Palace of the Grand Master, while the Valletta Cathedral will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Barcelona: Gotic Quarter Free Walking Tour

Barcelona: Gotic Quarter Free Walking Tour

A walking tour made por hostels and people that loves to connect and share live and experiences. Meet your guide at Plaça Reial and prepare to dive into one of Barcelona's most iconic neighborhoods: the ancient Gothic Quarter. Stroll along quaint narrow roads as your guide seamlessly leads you from one point of interest to the next. Come across the historic Roman Wall and the majestic St. Mary of the Sea Cathedral, among some of the local hidden gems. Listen to fascinating information to help make sense of how history made Barcelona the amazing city it is today.

Valletta: World War II Malta Full-Day Walking Tour

Valletta: World War II Malta Full-Day Walking Tour

Travel back in time to the dark days of the Siege of Malta, a military campaign in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and learn about the fight for the control of the strategically important island between 1940 and 1942. Your guide will set the scene, when Malta pitted the air forces and navies of Italy and Germany against the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. The opening of a new front in North Africa in mid-1940 increased Malta's already considerable value. British air and sea forces based on the island could attack Axis ships transporting vital supplies and reinforcements from Europe. General Rommel, in de facto field command of the Axis forces in North Africa, recognized Malta’s importance, and in May 1941 he warned that "without Malta the Axis will end by losing control of North Africa." Along the walk, see the commemorative RAF Monument to the 2,298 Commonwealth aircrew who lost their lives in various World War II air battles. Go to Porta Reale, a curtain wall at the center of the Valletta Land Front. Continue to Pjazza Teatru Irjal, site of the former Royal Opera House that was extensively bombed in 1942. Walk along vibrant Strada Stretta, and see the Misrah San Gorg (St. George’s Square), site of a George Cross awarded to the island in 1942. Continue to the Queen Victoria Statue in Republic Square. Next, learn about the community kitchens, know as “Victory Kitchens,” built to avoid food waste at a time of shortage. Go to Victoria Gate, built on the site of the old Del Monte Gate, and pay your respects to the fallen sailors of Operation Pedestal at the anchor-shaped Santa Marija Memorial. Continue to Upper Barracca Garden to see the statues of Winston Churchill and other prominent men. Admire the Siege Bell Memorial overlooking the Great Harbor of Valletta, built in 1992 to honor the 7,000 people who lost their lives in the Siege of Malta. You will also enter the underground complex of the Lascaris War Rooms, where the air defense of Malta was conducted, along with some of the great Mediterranean sea battles. It was also here that General Eisenhower and his Supreme Commanders, Admiral Cunningham, Field Marshal Montgomery, and Air Marshall Tedder directed the Invasion of Sicily in 1943.

Valletta Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

Valletta Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

Valletta : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

Valletta : Must-See Attractions Walking Tour

Traverse from Freedom Square to the panoramic vistas of Barrakka Gardens, soaking in the splendor of Malta's Grand Harbour. Delve into the baroque magnificence of the Grandmaster's Palace, steeped in historical significance, before immersing yourself in the allure of the Grand Harbour, a Mediterranean gem of unparalleled beauty. As you wander Valletta's streets, your guide unveils captivating narratives of the Knights of Malta, revealing cultural and architectural legacies. Ascend to the Upper Barrakka Gardens for sweeping harbor views, then navigate Merchant Street Market's architectural marvels. Explore the storied halls of Auberge d'Italie, former abode of the Knights, before concluding at St. George's Square, by the Grandmaster's Palace.

Valletta : Highlights & Hidden Gems Walking Tour

Valletta : Highlights & Hidden Gems Walking Tour

Begin at the striking Valletta City Gate, gateway to the UNESCO-listed capital, then venture to Pjazza Teatru Rjal to unravel tales of Our Lady of Victories Church and Malta's heroic past. Admire the facade of Il-Berga ta' Kastilja and savor panoramic vistas from the picturesque Upper Barrakka Gardens. Dive into history at Auberge d'Italie, now housing the Museum of Fine Arts, and marvel at the opulence of Palazzo Parisio. Discover the artistic wonders within St. John's Co-Cathedral before immersing yourself in the vibrancy of St. George Square and The Grand Master's Palace. Conclude amidst the tranquility of Lower Barrakka Gardens, reflecting on the rich tapestry of Valletta's heritage and culture. Throughout, your guide's captivating narratives will deepen your appreciation for this UNESCO gem.

Valletta Private Guided Tour In English, French or Italian

Valletta Private Guided Tour In English, French or Italian

Welcome to Malta's stunning capital city, Valletta! With nearly five centuries of history, Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in its entirety and is widely considered an open-air museum. With its imposing fortifications and bastions, amazing baroque palaces, marvellous churches, gorgeous gardens, and beautiful architecture ranging from mid-16th-century baroque to modernism, it is without doubt one of the most breathtaking cities you will ever visit! During this walking tour, you will learn how it all began, how it evolved over the centuries, and about the events that shaped Valletta into the city that it is today. This walk will take you past the city’s main highlights and off the beaten track. In approximately 3–3.5 hours, you will see and learn about Valletta’s most notorious landmarks and discover its many hidden charms. You will walk through its bustling streets, admiring the stunning buildings and its distinctive architecture. A visit to the Upper Barrakka Gardens is a must; here you can also enjoy breath-taking views of the imposing Grand Harbour and the Three Cities. Some of the main highlights you will be able to admire and appreciate during this tour include the Triton Fountain, the newly rebuilt City Gate and Parliament of Malta (designed by the world-renowned architect Renzo Piano), the Royal Theatre, Castille Square, the Auberge de Castille, the Upper Barrakka Gardens, Merchants Street, the Palace Square (also known as St. George's Square), Republic Square, Valletta’s unique and charming side streets, and other historical buildings, landmarks, and attractions. During the entire tour, our knowledgeable and experienced guide will provide you with riveting information and enhance your experience through narration and engaging storytelling. You will also have the opportunity to visit the St. John’s Co-Cathedral (entrance ticket is not included), where our guide will give you a guided tour of the cathedral. This marvellous 16th-century cathedral was originally the conventual church of the Order of the Knights of St. John. Built in just five years and embellished over the span of more than two hundred years, it was gradually transformed into a spectacular work of art. St. John’s Co-Cathedral is a church like no other—a church of awesome beauty coupled with an interesting and unique history. With its many treasures and adorned interiors, it is unquestionably one of the most magnificent cathedrals in the world.

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