What to do in Valletta in one day

09:00 – Hotel Casa Ellul

09:30 – Valletta Waterfront

10:30 – Piadina Caffe

11:00 – St. John Cathedral

12:30 – Trabuxu Bistro

14:00 – Boat tour through the harbours

16:00 – Amorino Malta

17:00 – Casa Rocca Piccola

18:30 – Fort St. Elmo

19:30 – Scoglitti Restaurant

21:00 – See a concert at Teatru Manoel

22:30 – TwentyTwo Bar

23:59 – Sky Club

 

We mapped out your day trip in Valletta

Each highlight of your day trip is numbered, simply follow the guide

What you should absolutely know about Valletta

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

Valletta is a beautiful port city nestled on St. Elmo Bay and the Grand Harbor, dripping in 16th-century history. Walk along the gorgeous seafront and watch the sunrise before enjoying a cup of tea at a local café. Valletta has great sightseeing, especially for Baroque style architecture. Visit St. John’s Co-Cathedral and many other grand churches during your Valletta day trips. Enjoy snorkeling, swimming, and diving in the sea or watch the day go by you from a day spa. Valletta is a city that sparks the imagination of each and every traveler, so make sure it’s on your travel list

Zip around Valletta on a Segway tour and visit the Lascaris War Rooms. Relax at the Upper Barrakka Gardens, learn about the city’s walls and protection at the Fortifications Interpretation Center, and explore the The National War Museum. The Manoel Theater is also a must-see

Maltese cuisine is a mix between the Islanders and the countries who occupied the Islands over the years, but remains mainly Mediterranean. Try the Rabbit Stew, Bragioli (beef olives), the Lampuki Pie (fish pie) and the Kapunata, (Maltese version of ratatouille)

“Hi” is “Aw” or “Hawn”, Good morning” in Maltese is “L-ghodwa-t-tajba”, and “Good evening” is “Wara nofs inhar it-tajjeb”. To ask someone how they are, ask “Kif int?” and to reply “Good” say “Tajjeb”. “Grazzi” means “Thank you” and “Ta’ xein” means “You’re welcome”. In case English is widely spoken

Summer in Valletta is extraordinary and lasts about eight months, from April to November. The summer months see an average temperature of 73 degrees. Valletta has the warmest winters of all of the European capitals. Winters are a nice 60 degrees during the day

Take the Airport Express Bus to zip into the city for 2 Euros each trip, or invest in a 12 Journey Explore Card for 15 Euros, which provides travelers with 12 two hour journeys on public transportation. Taxis cost around 15 to 20 Euros

Walking is the most popular way to see the whole city and its many treasures. Tourists may also hail a taxi or rent a car. There are many hop-on-hop-off bus tours that allow you to see the city at your own pace as well

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