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Casa Rocca Piccola

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If you fancy seeing something a little bit different when visiting Valletta go to Casa Rocca Piccola. Often described as a ‘living museum’ it is the only privately owned palace open to the public in the city. Built over 400 years ago for a Knight of...more
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74 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1117, Malta
+356 2122 1499
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A visit to this Palazzo gives insights into how some Maltese lived (and live). The guided tour is informative and points out various pieces in the collection, including the historical records in the library. It is poignant that the underground water wells were turned into...More

Thank N0madOne
Reviewed 3 days ago

a MUST when visiting Valletta - an intimate journey through this magnificent palazzo of a family home.

Thank Andrew G
martart-ve, Front Office Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks a lot for your kind review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all kudos to the young guide, Stephanie, if I caught her name correctly. She was very knowledgeable, friendly, tactful and with an exquisite sense of humour. As for the house, I have to admit that I was rather shocked by the array of...More

1  Thank RexTsatsaroglou
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love visiting old houses and castles. This was a typical Maltese house with lots of historic interest. Easy to find and centrally located. Worth visiting. The guide was very informative.

Thank Toots14
martart-ve, Front Office Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Going down from the main street of Valletta is possible to discover fascinating places, like Casa Rocca Piccola. Thanks for visiting us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have walked down Valetta streets before wondering what was behind the stone facades. The Casa Rocca Piccola the answer A marble entrance hall, a secluded courtyard garden & then a guided tour of a fascinating, historic house. Although we only get to see 12...More

Thank cr1sh0g
martart-ve, Front Office Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really appreciated your gentle review and that you enjoyed our tour. Thanks!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice change from knights and war stories. Not a massive house but full of beautiful pieces that give you a flavor of affluent life in years past. Highly recommended. (Btw no senior discount for entry fee).

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A guided tour around a historic home by a knowledgeable guide who bought it all to life with a bit of humour. Well worth seeking this one out

Thank MB Southsea B
martart-ve, Front Office Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our guides are our treasure! Thanks for your kind review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entrance is by guided tour and they are on the hour. We were early, so had a beer at the next door bar which is part of the kitchens of the palace. I thought we paid €7.50 entrance, with no OAP reduction. Enjoyed the various...More

Thank Margo37
martart-ve, Front Office Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review and to have appreciate the precious collection at Casa Rocca Piccola!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide around the house and bomb shelter was very knowledgeable and friendly and gave around the right amount if information. Although it was interesting and informative I wouldn't say it is a must see.

1  Thank AliB_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolutely beautiful family house with a lot of history and collections of various interesting objects. The dining room was stunning and the various rooms all had a warm and cosy feel. I adored the little courtyard and loved meeting Kiku the parrot as I...More

Thank lorettaTwickenham
martart-ve, Front Office Manager at Casa Rocca Piccola, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kiku is our mascotte and he entertains perfectly our guests before the tour. Thanks for your kind review and for visiting us.

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12 October 2015|
Response from MartinMalta | Property representative |
Yes. The restaurant in the building is called La Giara and opens at 11am for lunch and dinner. There are bathrooms in the restaurant.