The Taste and History of Valletta 

What's Included:

  1. Guided Walking Tour: Our experienced local guide will lead you on a leisurely walk through Valletta, sharing intriguing tales of the city's past, its architecture, and the cultural significance of the places you'll visit.

  2. Culinary Tastings: Indulge your taste buds with a carefully curated selection of local dishes and desserts from Valletta's hidden culinary gems.

  3. Historical Insights: Discover the rich history of Valletta, including its role as a fortress city, its architectural marvels, and the stories behind its historic landmarks.

  4. Small Group Experience: To ensure an intimate and personalized experience, we keep our group sizes small.

Experience the vibrant tapestry of Valletta, Malta's historic capital, through its flavours and fascinating history through "The Taste and History of Valletta" tour. Join us for a delightful journey that combines mouthwatering tastings of local cuisine with captivating insights into the city's rich heritage. As you stroll through Valletta's charming streets, you'll savour a diverse range of flavours, from authentic Maltese dishes to delectable desserts. This tour is a perfect fusion of culinary exploration and historical discovery, offering a unique and different perspective on this UNESCO World Heritage-listed city.

New Parliament Building - New Parliament Building, Republic St, Valletta, Malta

Embark on a delectable Valletta Food Tour that not only explores the culinary treasures of the city but also uncovers its rich history. Our gastronomic adventure kicks off at a local coffee shop tasting some pastries to start the day. Then, we will go to a local snackbar, tasting our own local soft drink (or our award winning beer) together with a Maltese ftira. From there, we will visit a true Maltese landmark with over 180 years of captivating stories. Here, you'll be immersed in the flavors of traditional coffee and different pastries while learning about the cafe's enduring legacy in the hearts of locals. We will also lead  you to an enchanting 1874 building, now home to a restaurant that specializes in typical Maltese traditional cuisine. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a selection of delectable Maltese dishes paired with Maltese wine that showcase the region's unique culinary heritage. Finally, we'll round off our tour at a charming chocolate shop, where you can indulge in exquisite chocolates made in Malta. . Throughout the tour, we will weave in important historical narratives about Valletta, its significance as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and how the city's culinary traditions have evolved over time. This Valletta Food Tour promises to be a captivating and flavourful exploration of both cuisine and history.

Republic St, Valletta - in Front of the New Parliament Building:

Pjazza Jean de Vallette 

What to Bring:

  1. Appetite: Come with an eager palate and an open mind, ready to savour the authentic tastes of Valletta.

  2. Comfortable Footwear: Expect a fair amount of walking on this tour, so wear comfortable shoes to enjoy the experience to the fullest.

  3. Weather-Appropriate Attire: Valletta's climate can vary, so dress in layers and bring any necessary weather-related accessories.

  4. Curiosity and Enthusiasm: Be prepared to immerse yourself in Valletta's history and culinary delights with a sense of wonder and enthusiasm.

Please be there at least 15 minutes before departure. 

Please be advised that our Valletta Food and Market Tour is designed to provide an authentic and unfiltered experience of Maltese culinary heritage. As such, we may not be able to accommodate specific dietary restrictions or preferences. Maltese cuisine is deeply rooted in tradition, utilizing locally sourced ingredients and time-honoured recipes. We encourage all guests to embrace the opportunity to explore new flavours and to sample the rich tapestry of dishes that make Maltese cuisine unique. If you have specific dietary concerns, please consider your own comfort level with local cuisine before joining the tour. If you have a dietary requirement or food allergy, please let the tour guide know before starting the tour.

If you cancel your tour reservation at least 24 hours before it starts, you can get a full refund. However, if you cancel within 24 hours of the tour, arrive late, or miss the tour completely, you won't be eligible for a refund. We'll make every effort to reschedule your tour or offer alternative options if available, but keep in mind that this is subject to availability and potential price adjustments. Unfortunately, we do not take responsibility if your selected travel insurance policy does not cover losses due to delays, cancellations, illness or medical expenses.

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