Birgu, also known as Vittoriosa, the victorious city from the destructive 1565 Great Siege of Malta. With a fortified town commanded by Fort St Angelo at its tip, that was the main maritime hub of Malta and the birthplace of modernity. Visit this place of superb views and layers of history one on top of the other! Main headquarters of the Knights operations in Malta for a time, fleet headquarters, corsair outpost and a humble fishing town.
Visit the place were punishment in the name of religion was delivered, naval bakeries, the first modern hospital of Malta, the Maltese marina, the place where knights resided and their old convent.
Walk around the harbour coastline during the three cities private tour and get a general history of this Hub. Sites such as Dock 1 in Cospicua and admire Senglea’s bastions and systems of defence.
As well war shelters of one of the most bombed places in WWII worldwide, stretches along enchanting fortifications, traps, torture and so on! Not forgetting today’s locals and their ways of living.
This and more on our unique journey to an even more unique place in our Three Cities Private tour.