Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers plenty of incredible experiences in Malta. Surrounded by grand fortifications on the Mediterranean coast, the city was founded in the 1500s by the Knights of St John. Its many Baroque buildings are very well preserved, offering plenty of photo opportunities.

    While it’s one of the most important historical sites in the archipelago, there are plenty of modern sights to enjoy – even after dark. The Valletta Waterfront hosts several high-class restaurants with views of docked cruise ships and the Mediterranean Sea. If you’re looking for a fun night out, Strait Street offers a wide range of entertainment, including quirky exhibition spaces, jazz bars, cabarets, and theatres.

    What to see & do in Valletta

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    • 10 Best Things to Do in Valletta

      Some of the best things to do in Valletta highlight the city’s status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fortified city on the Mediterranean coast was founded in the 1500s by the Knights of St John, a Roman Catholic order. With a fascinating history, many of Valletta’s Baroque buildings that dot the heart of the old city, are still...

    Where & what to eat in Valletta

    • 10 Places Where Locals Love to Eat in Valletta

      There's an incredible array of authentic local restaurants in Valletta that offer both traditional and contemporary Maltese flavours. From celebrated Michelin-starred restaurants to bustling steakhouses and harbourfront eateries, Valletta's dining scene offers endless possibilities. Most of these venues are conveniently set along the city’s superb waterfront and buried within the historic city centre. Highlighting Malta's outstanding fresh produce, these...

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