VALLETTA, Capital of Malta.
Valetta It is the capital of the Maltese archipelago. It is located on the island of Malta in the south-east coast.
His visit is interesting both for sightseeing as if we intend to take a souvenir of the country, to the walk through its streets you will find numerous establishment dedicated to the sale of handicrafts.
Comino visit to Valeta we can do 1 day trip provided they do not want to visit all the museums and monuments found therein.
It's a small city, walled and well protected. Its narrow streets descending towards the sea we offer places where the passage of time gives the feeling of having stopped at the time of the Knights of St. Juan.
The main entrance to the city is at the top of the hill, next to the central bus station and opposite the source of the Tritons.
A crossing the wall by the front door will be in the most important street of Valletta, Republic Street, It is the main artery of the city and where the vast majority of visitors are concentrated. Do not hesitate to wander through the small streets that are adjacent to both sides of the main street.
my path favorite walk begins by visiting the gardens Upper Barrakka, from where we have a incredible view of the Grand Harbor of Valletta and three Cities; Copiscua, Victtoriosa and Semglea (If you want to know more about them look at this post).
From Upper Barrakka Garden we can go down the elevator glass found in the same garden (1€), This leaves us on the outside of the wall and walked through the water front to the Lower Barrakka or walk for some of the inner streets of Valletta which run parallel to the wall to reach the Lower Barrakka.
We continue the route to the fort St. Elmo through the Siege Bell War Memorial, Malta Experience and the National War Museum.
From Fort St. Elmo can climb Republic streep where we find the Casa Rocca Piccola y the Co-Cathedral of St. John.
If we still feel like walking, We marched to the north-east side of the city where we will find the Pro- Cathedral of St.. Paul. On our way we stop to eat or drink in small restaurants and bars with very special decorations that you will find.
What to visit in Valletta?
Co-Catedral de St. John
Jardines Upper Barrakka, where every day at 12h and 16h a shot salvo cannon is done, with which former ship captains could know what time it was and calibrate all instrumentation to navigate.
Grand Palace Mestre
National Museum of Archeology
National museum of fine arts
Plaza St. George
How to get to Valletta?
Since the entire island of Malta buses arriving at the Valeta and leave us right to the side of the main gate of the city.
Public bus: Malta public transport
Car: Valeta transit through the drive is reserved for city dwellers. You find one public parking a few meters from the source of the Tritons.
Where to eat in Valletta?
Different restaurants are located throughout the city where you can sample Maltese food and internacional.Se have become very fashionable small restaurants on the new market Valeta, with cuisine from different countries and a supermarket with products of the country in the basement of the building.
Where to sleep?
The resultarnos she can stay in comfortable since we have public transportation to the whole island. There are hotels for all tastes and categories and also will find tourist apartments.
Accommodations in Valletta
Curiosities of Valletta
A stroll through the city you will realize that in many of the facades of buildings there is a religious image, this is a tradition from the time of the Knights of Malta, where he was forced to have these images in all buildings. At present the continuous maltes keeping both Valletta and other cities of the islands.
Undoubtedly, one of the cities to visit in Malta.
Tell us, What do you like best of Valletta?