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Vittoriosa and Senglea Tour Including St. Lawrence Church

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    What to Expect
    Leave your selected hotel on the island of Malta by air-conditioned coach and travel to Vittoriosa, the historic town originally known as Birgu. In the 16th century, Birgu and the neighboring towns Bormla and Isla defended the island when it was attacked by the Ottoman Empire. The battle was subsequently called the Great Siege of 1565, and the three towns were honored with new names, Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea, by Malta’s Knights of St. John. Today, the towns are collectively referred to as the Three Cities.

    Walk around the center of Vittoriosa with your guide, and learn about the town’s history. After exploring the streets and old battlements, visit St. Lawrence’s Church. Reputedly one of the oldest churches in Malta, the imposing place of worship is said to have been given as a gift from the Normans in the 11th century. Head inside to marvel at its ornate Baroque interior and pink-tinted marble columns.

    Then, weather permitting, take a harbor boat for a tour along the Vittoriosa waterfront.

    Afterward, travel the short journey to the neighboring town of Senglea by coach. The town is popular for its views over Malta’s main harbor, Valletta’s peninsula. Take a walk along the seafront and gaze at the old fortifications that line the waterside.

    Having explored Senglea, head back to your coach and finish your tour with a hotel drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pickup from your hotel or in the vicinity
    Departure Time
    Pickups commence approximately at 8:15am. 

    Please contact your local supplier in order to receive the departure time of your tour
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Local guide
    • Traditional harbour boat (dghajsa) tour
    • Entry/Admission - Malta Maritime Museum
    • Entry/Admission - St. Lawrence's Church
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drink
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Shoulders and knees must be covered during the church visit
    • The boat tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. It might be canceled at short notice due to poor weather.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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