If you are very interested in weaponry do the guided tour of the Saluting Battery (+356 21 225 277 / 21 800 992, www.wirtartna.org, for 5 euros) at 11am and hear all about the cannons before staying on the battery for the firing.
Get there shortly before noon and hear the brief historic commentary followed by the noon-day salute.
- Culture vultures
- Families with teenagers
- First-time travellers
- Great views / scenery