1. Valletta: The Malta Experience Audio-Visual Show
Discover 7,000 years of history with our audio-visual award winning show, available in 17 languages. The Malta Experience is an audio-visual show that tells the dramatic story of the islands’ 7000 year history. Educational, informative and entertaining, the show runs through the turbulent history of a small island nation that has overcome almost unimaginable odds to survive and prosper. Situated in a purpose-built panoramic auditorium, the show chronicles Malta’s unique history in just 45 minutes. A must-see audio-visual treat, The Malta Experience will enrich your understanding of the islands, its people and the places you’ll see on your visit. Through beautiful imagery and a gripping commentary, The Malta Experience, the island’s premier audio-visual show has enthralled over 4 million visitors. After the show you can also visit the souvenir shop, where you can find a wide range of gifts. You’ll find locally made handicrafts such as silver filigree jewellery, hand-blown decorative glass and Gozo lace, along with books on Malta’s rich history and traditions. You can also opt to have a meal or a drink at our beautiful bistro, The St. Elmo Cafe & Bistro is perched upon Valletta’s bastions, and overlooks the magnificent Grand Harbour. Our menu includes a selection of sandwiches, salads, pasta and grilled food. Whether it’s a cool drink in the sun, or a relaxed lunch, all can be enjoyed whilst watching the beautiful cruise liners go by! The duration of the audio-visual show is approximately 45 minutes. • Optional: Enjoy a visit to "La Sacra Infermeria" (the Holy Infirmary of the Order of the Knights of St. John. Malta’s Knights of St. John are famous for repelling an invasion and their military exploits abroad. But their origins were actually those of peace and caring for the sick. ''La Sacra Infermeria'' has seen over 400 years of vivid human history as generations of patients have passed through its doors. These ancient walls have witnessed triumph and tragedy, selfless care and unspeakable suffering, medical innovation and sad decay. It’s as though the very fabric of the place is imbued with the ghosts of centuries. This noble past is revealed during the tour of “La Sacra Infermeria”. The duration of the tour of "La Sacra Infermeria" is approximately 30 minutes.