Things to Do in Valletta

Things to Do in Valletta, Malta - Valletta Attractions

Things to Do in Valletta

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  • Rima Issa
    15 contributions
    The most Baroque structure I’ve ever seen. An absolutely stunning cathedral with history you could learn about for days. Every inch of this cathedral is filled with someone to see and it should not be missed on a trip to Malta.
    Written August 12, 2022
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  • Craffwr
    West Wales1,530 contributions
    It was such a pleasure to enjoy the Delicata Classic Wine Festival in Upper Barrakka Gardens. Entrance to the garden was free. Wine tickets went for sale at 7pm. €20 for 24 wine coins and a free commemarative wine glass. Then there were about 10 wine stalls where a glass of wine was 4 to 8 coins each. Good price and lovely chilled wines. Not such a bargain purchasing extra coins - €10 for 10 coins.
    Good atmosphere created by the band. Excellent performance of familiar songs. Plenty of dancing as well. Food was also available, and toilets. We really enjoyed the evening.
    Written August 15, 2022
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  • ADXBS
    Paris, France886 contributions
    Do not miss this museum if you are visiting Malta. It has been relocated some time ago and is now within Fort St Elmo, the location where the Knights of Malta had one of the fiercest battles with the Ottoman invaders.

    The fort offers some amazing views of the Grand Harbour and Marsamxett that it was tasked to defend. The military architecture is amazing.

    Although there is some focus on the Great Siege in 1565 and the Second World War period, it has exhibits from all of Malta’s history from prehistoric times to today.

    Well done with some multimedia experiences as well. Pity a small number of interesting exhibits are not labeled but in the vast part everything is well explained in a pleasant layout that lets you visit various part of the fort.

    Simply unmissable.
    Written August 15, 2022
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  • 1234texas
    Seabrook, TX2,298 contributions
    Not sure why TA brought this up as a draft to finish, but in case I did not do one--here it is: Coming into the harbor via ship is one incredible sight. Make certain that you are on the top deck to take in all the views. The fortifications are amazing and very complex/beautiful. We have only done it twice, but the sight will stay with you forever!
    Written July 14, 2022
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  • Thomas P
    2 contributions
    Mike's tour is (very) highly recommend! His detailed knowledge and enthusiasm made for an great tour about the southern campaigns of WWII and Malta's national defense
    Written August 12, 2022
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  • Olly B
    1 contribution
    Was nice to see the cannons fired from up close. Did the tour with Isaac afterwards, was very interesting. He was very knowledgeable and helpful, with a nice, approachable demeanour. 5 stars for isaac!!!
    Written August 4, 2022
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  • Angelika
    Melbourne, Australia266 contributions
    Took the ferry across to the 3 cities which was a lovely way to spend the day. Walked to the st Lawrence church and caught the train which took us around. It was a great way to see the 3 cities
    Written August 9, 2022
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  • Deirdre B
    Galway, Ireland5 contributions
    Such an interesting and unique place. Our tour guide David was excellent - thank you for a very informative and entertaining tour. A real highlight of our trip to beautiful Valletta.
    Written August 11, 2022
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  • betteskid
    Boston, MA1,014 contributions
    We really enjoyed the film that we saw here (we did not do the other part of the tour with the hospital). The documentary was well-made and it helped us understand the history of Malta. I would definitely recommend fitting this in while you are in Valletta. Knowing a bit more about the history of the island really enhances your visit.
    Written July 18, 2022
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  • Craffwr
    West Wales1,530 contributions
    I don't know how much this costs because we had a free ticket on our return on the Gozo Fast Ferry. However, it was a lifesaver getting back up to Valletta old town. Quite busy as well.
    Written August 12, 2022
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  • betteskid
    Boston, MA1,014 contributions
    We went by this lovely fountain as we were walking around Valletta. The water was not on when we were there but the fountain, which has been restored, was really beautiful. If you can fit this in to your walking tour of the area, it is worth seeing.
    Written July 18, 2022
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  • mrsw2015
    Stockton-on-Tees, UK70 contributions
    Lovely small gardens, an oasis in the heat. Beautiful flowering bushes and benches in the shade of the trees
    Written July 24, 2022
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  • Paul
    London12 contributions
    We really enjoyed our visit to the very reasonably priced National Museum of Archeology, in particular the historical background on the temples (built before the pyramids!) and the beautiful Sleeping Lady exhibition.

    It would have been nice to have a clearer overarching historical narrative to all of the content, and the upper floors felt a bit less coherent (although still lots of interesting stuff) as well as extremely hot.
    Written July 25, 2022
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  • Fischsticks
    Jerusalem District, Israel72 contributions
    The Grandmaster's Palace has a rich history and should have been a highlight of our trip to Malta what which incredible vaulted ceilings, ancient artwork and tapestries, etc etc BUT the place is under renovations! The armory is cool but the displays are dusty and dated, the elevator didn't work to get us to the 2nd floor (my 80 year old mother managed with the stairs, but it exhausted her)., there were no chairs to sit and listen to the audio guide, we would have loved a docent to explain more of what we saw, and overall, the place needs a curator. In some rooms, the lights made a glare so that you cannot see the paintings - I suspect a curator would have seen that and fixed it. The opposite problem was in the main chapel which was so dark that we could barely make out the tapestries. Despite all the negatives, I truly believe that in 2-3 years the Palace will be a real gem to behold.
    Written January 4, 2020
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  • Ang W
    7 contributions
    I was lucky enough to be the only person on the tour and my guide Isaac was excellent. I also went to the Lascaris war rooms immediately afterwards which was good but Isaac's native viewpoint made this tour better.
    Written August 7, 2022
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