Panoramic Malta Accessible Cruise Excursion from Valletta
This full day panoramic accessible cruise excursion from Valletta visits the quiet town of Mdina, ancient Tarxien Temples, the fishing village of Marsaxlokk, and more!
If you’d like to spend the full day exploring Malta, then this accessible tour is for you! It includes round trip accessible transfers from the cruise terminal and a step-free route!
Your guide and driver will meet you just outside the cruise terminal to pick you up in a wheelchair accessible van, and you’ll drive to some of Malta’s best accessible sites, enjoying the views along the way!
Mdina, which is also called the “Silent City,” is the former capital of Malta, and is surrounded by ancient city walls. As you stroll/roll down the pedestrian streets, you’ll seehow the city earned its nickname– no cars are allowed inside the city walls and there are less than 300 inhabitants!
The Tarxien Temples are an ancient ritual site (dating back to approximately 3150 BC!) just outside the city of Valletta. Your guide will tell you about the history of the area and the various artifacts found here as you marvel at the well-preserved megalithic remains of a mysterious civilization that existed more than 5000 years ago! But your accessible Valletta cruise excursion doesn’t end there!
Before returning to Valletta, you’ll stop for lunch (price not included) in an accessible restaurant Marsaxlokk—a traditional fishing village in southeastern Malta. Marsaxlokk is an authentic Maltese experience! Enjoy the sights, sounds, and aromas that drift through the docks and the local market as you stroll/roll along the step-free route with your guide.
Back in Valletta, you will also visit some of the best accessible sites in the capital of Malta. The city is UNESCO World Heritage Site, with 320 historical monuments to see (but we’ll show you the best!). The 16th century Baroque St. John’s Co-Cathedral as well as the Grandmaster’s Palace are not to be missed! At the end of your full-day accessible Valletta cruise excursion, your guide and driver will take you back to the cruise terminal where you can board your ship.
Note: Tours are available 7 days a week; however, please note that St. John’s Co-Cathedral is not open on Sundays or public holidays, the Grandmaster’s Palace is closed during official events (this does not happen often) and the Tarxien Temples are closed on December 24th, 25th, 31st, January 1st, and Good Friday.
The Panoramic Malta Accessible Cruise Excursion from Valletta features:
- Convenient accessible van transportation with a wheelchair ramp
- 8 hour driving tour
- Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
- Tour guide familiar with the needs of disabled travelers
- Pick-up and drop-off at any centrally-located hotel or at the cruise port
- Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Valletta!
If you’d prefer a shorter tour that visits Valletta and Malta, consider the Highlights of Valletta Accessible Shore Excursion. Our most affordable option is the Private Accessible Valletta Walking Tour, which does not require any transportation and begins right at the cruise terminal exit.
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- St. John’s Co-Cathedral
- Grandmaster’s Palace
- Tarxien Temples
- Valletta Old Town
- Marsaxlokk Fishing Village
The Panoramic Malta Accessible Cruise Excursion from Valletta has a 4 star Sage Accessibility Rating because it includes wheelchair accessible transportation and follows a step-free route. It did not receive a higher rating because you will encounter mild to moderate cobblestones along the way and your guide is unable to push a wheelchair. Please note that you can hire an assistant to push your wheelchair for €20/hour, at a minimum of 3 hours.
Your accessible Valletta cruise excursion includes transportation in a wheelchair accessible van with ramp like the one shown below. Different sized accessible vehicles are available to accommodate many group sizes.
You will encounter mild to moderate cobblestones along your route with slight slopes like those shown in the photo below on the left. Your guide will take you to the wheelchair accessible entrance at St. John’s Co-Cathedral (shown on the right) and the other sites you visit on your Panoramic Malta Accessible Cruise Excursion from Valletta.
In Mdina, you will also encounter mild cobblestones and paving stones as well as streets with slight slopes (shown below). If you are not traveling with an able bodied companion and would like to hire an assistant to push your wheelchair, you may request one for €20/hour.
Tour duration: 8 hours
Cost: €810 for 1-2 people, €860 for 3-4 people, €910 for 5-6 people. An assistant may be hired for €25/hr (8 hrs) to push a wheelchair.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: 9 am or time cruise ship arrives
Meet-up place: Valletta accessible hotel lobby or cruise dock
Dress code: Covered shoulders and knees for interior church visits
Maximum number of people on tour: 2 wheelchair user plus 3 other people (larger vehicles available, contact us for a price quote)
Entrance tickets: Not included
To review our cancellation policy, please click: HERE. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.
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