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- Sliema Ferry
- Great Seige of Malta and the Knights of St. John
- Church of St. Paul the Shipwrecked
- National Library of Malta
- Malta Experience
- St. Johns Co - Cathedral
- Auberge de Castille
- Upper Barrakka Gardens
- Manoel Theatre
- Knights Spectacular 1565
- Mediterranean Conference Centre
- Casa Rocca Piccola
- Grand Masters Palace
- Lower Barrakka Gardens
- National Museum of Archaeology
- Malta Toy Museum
- St George Square
- Royal Opera House
- National Museum of Fine Arts
Best hotels in Valletta
The main city of Malta, Valletta is a compact capital with a rich history. Built as a strategic fortress by the Knights of St John in the 16th century, Valletta retains much of its period fortifications, and the city's architecture was later influenced by French and British occupations. Valletta has a unique atmosphere, its fortress buildings and imposing palaces softened by quaint English vestiges like red phone boxes and mail boxes. It's a relaxed city to explore on foot, with its battlements offering spectacular sea views. Online accommodation specialist Hotels.com offers a great selection of Valletta hotels across the city, ensuring that visitors can identify the perfect option for their stay. By booking Valletta accommodation in advance at Hotels.com, travelers can enjoy a relaxed holiday in the Maltese capital.
What's Valletta Like?
The buildings associated with the Knights of St John are among the tourist highlights of Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The St John's Co-Cathedral and the Grand Master's Palace, dating from the 16th century, feature elaborate baroque decoration and relics from the Knights' heyday. More recent history is covered in the museum at the Lascaris war rooms, an underground tunnel complex used as an operational base during World War II. Sightseeing cruises with guides offer an informative perspective on Valletta's fortifications and history. It's a striking city viewed from the sea, and architect Renzo Piano has brought Valletta into the 21st century with a bold and distinctive design for the Parliament building and city gate. Valletta's climate is mild for much of the year, and high temperatures in summer are usually tempered by sea breezes. Valletta hotels offer visitors a great base for exploring this evocative location.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Valletta
English is widely spoken on Malta so there are rarely any problems being understood. Visitors may have to adjust to the Maltese habit of talking at high volume. It should not be mistaken for aggression, it's just a typical Maltese trait. Valletta offers a range of international restaurants but Maltese cuisine is an interesting hybrid of Mediterranean and North African influences. Rabbit dishes are common, cooked in fragrant stews or fried with spices. Octopus and swordfish also feature regularly on Maltese menus. The local wine is interesting, made from the island's native gellewza and girgentina grapes. The Hotels.com website helps travelers identify their ideal choice of Valletta hotels. By using certified reviews from previous guests alongside detailed sample room plans and photos, Hotels.com provides a detailed indication of what guests can expect from their Valletta accommodation.