Drive to Naxxar to visit the Palazzo Parisio, a unique 19th century Palace in the heart of the Mediterranean, the palace of the legendary and romanticized Knights of St. John. It has two very beautiful baroque walled Gardens, including a lovely orangerie – a miniature Versailles. After your visit proceed to San Anton Gardens, which is now the residence of the Maltese President. Various heads of state have visited the gardens over the years and numerous plaques mark their ceremonial tree planting. Continue with a drive to Valletta – the Capital City. Walk to Casa Rocca Piccola, home of the 9th Marquis and Marchioness de Piro where you will be met by the owners of the house today. Here you can also see a collection of furniture, silver and paintings that add to the aesthetic riches of this country. After your grand tour you will be driven back to the ship.
- The excursion may operate in reverse and is not wheelchair accessible.