Quick bucket list of Malta

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La Valetta bucket list, Malta

The city of Valletta is renowned for its legendary past. Malta’s capital with UNESCO-listed attractions is situated in one of Europe’s grandest harbors, overlooking the Mediterranean sea and surrounded by some of its most significant fortifications. 

This city with a history tied to the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem is now a bustling commercial hub and a fantastic tourist destination filled with historical monuments. Here are the top tourist attractions and things to do in Valletta that you should not miss.

Things not to miss in La Valletta

  • Explore the Grandmaster’s Palace, Valletta’s most significant building that served as a residence for the knights of Malta. 
  • Stroll about the Grand Harbor surrounded by impressive fortifications and defensive towers.
  • Travel back in time while wandering about Casa Rocca Piccola, the ancestral home of an aristocratic Maltese family.
  • Admire the magnificence of Manoel Theather, one of the oldest and most impressive theatres in Europe.
  • Take a night stroll along the Valletta Waterfront, a row of Baroque buildings, cozy restaurants, and cafes. 

Eat like a local in La Valletta

  • Find the creative flair in the Harbor Club that maintains high standards in food and service.
  • Choose Taproom as a nice place to have a quick lunch or dinner with a varied menu of European and Mediterranean fusion dishes.
  • Enjoy warm evenings of Valletta from the terrace of Rampila restaurant while tasting excellent food and Italian wine.
  • Escape the summer heat and crowds in Palazzo Preca restaurant to have a quiet dinner.
  • Have a quick snack in Trabuxu Bistro with a relaxed atmosphere and good food. 

Where to stay in La Valletta

  • Wake up every morning with a show-stopping view of the harbor in a 5-star Iniala Harbour House
  • Find an authentic atmosphere and unique vibe of Malta in a 4-star Palazzino Nina Boutique Hotel.
  • Luxury can be more affordable if you book a room in Holiday Inn Express – Malta, an IHG Hotel.
  • Pay less and get more in Pallazo Sant Ursula hostel occupying a 16th-century palace.
  • Travel to Sliema from Valletta and stay overnight in a luxurious 1926 Hotel & SPA with the most spectacular outdoor infinity pool.

La Valetta hotels map and room prices

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