Valletta port of call

Holidays to Valletta take you to Malta’s capital city. This place really lays on the history and culture, but you’ve got excellent shopping and eating, too.


Things to do in Valletta

  • As your ship cruises into Valletta, a magical skyline of soaring steeples and bulbous church domes rises to greet you. This is Malta's quintessential capital, a captivating city steeped in history.

  • Stroll the colourful streets of Valletta, taking in sights like the Grandmaster's Palace, the House of Parliament and Castille Palace.
  • Visit Mdina, the island's old capital. It's an impressive walled city dripping in Medieval and Baroque architecture. They call it the Silent City because cars are forbidden. Carriage-laden horses trotting through the streets and the gentle chatter of Mdina's inhabitants are the only sounds likely to pierce the sleepy calm.
  • Take a boat ride to the spellbinding Blue Grotto, an impressive 50 metre-deep cave.
  • Sit back and relax on a boat trip around Valletta’s two natural harbours. The waters here have seen their fair share of naval action, standing by as both Napoleon and Nelson staked their claims to them.

Shore Excursions in Valletta

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