VALLETTA, Malta — Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday wrapped up a nostalgic visit to Malta where she joked that Canada’s youthful new leader had made her feel old.

The British monarch lived on the Mediterranean island between 1949 and 1951 while Prince Philip was in the Royal Navy.

On Saturday she crossed the Grand Harbor in the capital, Valletta, in a traditional Maltese wooden boat. She alighted at the spot where her father, King George VI, landed in June 1943 to present Malta with the George Cross in honor of citizens’ bravery in withstanding a World War II siege.

On Friday the monarch opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth of Britain and many of its former colonies. Toasted by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, 43, she thanked him “for making me feel so old.”