Things to do in Valletta

Valletta – A Beautiful Baroque city

As the capital of Malta, Valletta is the perfect image of the country’s history and culture. The city’s building and structures are mostly Baroque in architecture. With its ideal natural harbors, Valletta is one of the finest Mediterranean holiday destinations.


Things to do in Valletta

In Valetta there are many great experiences to have, many of them are very extravagant. Cruise on a yacht, beautiful sights or visit the Baroque festival. These are all things to do in Valletta.


The Grand Harbour of Valletta

Grand Harbour, one of Valletta’s natural harbours, is the major port in the city. Along the two grand harbors of Valletta are many seaside restaurants and cafes where you can have your morning coffee or afternoon snack. There are great spots to watch the calm waters surrounding the city.


Yacht cruise in Valletta

There are several cruise liners and yacht rentals along the Valetta Grand Harbour. You can hop aboard one of the yachts to take a tour in the waters of Valletta.


The Royal Opera House of Valletta

You can also pass by the ruins of the Royal Opera House, one of the most iconic buildings in Valletta. As the Opera House are a few of the remains of the old Malta,the entire island was bombed during World War II.



Manoel Theater

Then there’s the Manoel Theater where you can watch outstanding classical performances. Built in 1700s, this theater is one of the oldest active and existing theaters in the whole Europe.


Museums of Valletta

You can also tour the many museums throughout the city. Some of the most impressive ones are The National Museum of Archeaology and The National Museum of Fine Art.


When to go to Valletta

The summers in Valletta are warm and dry while the winters are mild and wet. Average temperatures in the city range from 10-15°C (50-59°F) in January and 22-30°C (72-86°F) in August.


Valletta Grand Prix

One of the big happenings in Valletta is the Grand Prix. If you are a car enthusiast and want to watch the most awaited annual Valletta Grand Prix, you can take your holiday trip to the city in the month of October.


The Valletta Baroque festival

But if you’d like to catch the Valletta Baroque Festival, visit the city in January. There are many events and performances held throughout the Valetta Baroque festival month to celebrate the high baroque period of Valletta.



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Valletta Facts

Population6 966
AirportLuqa, Malta (MLA)

Valletta average temperatures

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Valletta - City of Valletta

The City of Valletta, capital of Malta, has witnessed history continually since it was ruled by the Phoenicians and the Greeks until the Arabs and the Order of the Knights of St John. This historical importance has made Valletta a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Designed following a Renaissance style and with 320 historic monuments, Valletta is one of the most concentrated cities in this field. Two of the most popular ones are the Cathedral of St John and the Palace of the Grand Master.

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Golf in Valletta

In the bay area of Valletta you will find the only golf course on Malta: The Royal Malta Golf Club. It features a stunning 18 hole course set on historical grounds with stone bridges and sculptures decorating a challenging course. The club house has amazing views over the entire course, making it a great destination for a relaxing lunch or dinner, even for those who don't intend to play a round of golf. But the best feeling is probably getting here after a long round of golf and taking in the mid day sun as you get served by one of the best chefs on Malta.

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Water Parks in Valletta - Two great options for a family fun day

Valletta is home to Splash & Fun Water Park, where you will find lots of fun. Other than the classic water attractions, the park also features a Dinosaur Park and throughout the day several activities are organized for everyone to participate in. The Bugibba Water Park is another water park in Valletta where you can enjoy all the fun in their water loops, water umbrellas, water cannons and much more. Either one of the parks are good options for having a fun family day together!

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