Valletta, Malta

Valletta and its suburb town of Floriana are perched on the steep Sciberras peninsula jutting out into Malta's two deep natural harbours, Grand Harbour and Marsamxett Harbour. Valletta is the Islands' fortress city. Founded by the Knights of St John in 1566, it is known as the 'city built by gentlemen for gentlemen' ; a 16th century architectural masterpiece.

Valletta is very much a working, capital city; a bustling cultural centre and the administrative and commercial heart of the Islands. Walking around Valletta, you'll come across an amazing number of historical sites, squares, courtyards, gardens and any number of cafés to visit. The city is a delight to shop in: narrow side streets are full of tiny shops selling antiques, maps, books, prints and jewellery.

Things to See & Do

* Republic Street
* Upper Barakka Gardens
* St John’s Cathedral
* Fort St Elmo
* The Casa Rocca Piccola - a Maltese Noble Family House on Triq ir-Republik

General Information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency – Euro (€)
Language – Maltese, English
Land Area – 0.8 km²
Population – 7,500 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 356

Port Location – The port is located at Victoria Gate, in the Grand Harbor of Valletta. The new cruise terminal has been built along the sea wall near the duty free shops.

Travel Links – Malta possesses its own national carrier, Air Malta, with regular connections to many European, North African and Middle Eastern centres.
Ryanair fly to/from London Luton, Dublin, Bremen, Pisa, Stockholm (Skavsta), Valencia and Girona.
The island's international Airport is located at Luqa.
There are frequent fast ferries to the Sicilian port of Catania, Italy. The trip takes around 4 hours, can get bumpy (or cancelled) if it's windy, and is often more expensive than flying.
There is also a highspeed catamaran between Pozzallo and Valletta that takes approximately 90 minutes.

Cruises departing Valletta, Malta

Star Flyer, Sicily & Greece Ex Valletta To Athens

Departure: 25 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Star Clippers Cruise Ship: Star Flyer.

6 Night cruise sailing from Valletta to Athens onboard Star Flyer.

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Sdii, Voyage 22119 Ex Valletta To Athens

Departure: 08 May 2021 From: Cruise line: SeaDream Yacht Club Cruise Ship: SeaDream II.

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Sea Cloud Ii, Journey 2117 Ex Valletta Return

Departure: 31 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Sea Cloud Cruises Cruise Ship: Sea Cloud II.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Valletta roundtrip aboard Sea Cloud II.

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Encore, Mediterranean Islands Magic Ex Valletta To Barcelona

Departure: 05 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Encore.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Valletta to Barcelona onboard Seabourn Encore.

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Encore, Mediterranean Magic & Morocco Ex Valletta To Rome

Departure: 05 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Encore.

18 Night Cruise sailing from Valletta to Rome onboard Seabourn Encore.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 04 Aug 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 11 Aug 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 18 Aug 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Sdi, Voyage 12130 Ex Valletta To Rome

Departure: 21 Aug 2021 From: Cruise line: SeaDream Yacht Club Cruise Ship: SeaDream I.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 25 Aug 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 01 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 08 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 15 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 22 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Sea Cloud, Journey 2133 Ex Valletta Return

Departure: 26 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: Sea Cloud Cruises Cruise Ship: Sea Cloud.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 29 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 06 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Encore, Mediterranean & Greek Isles Ex Valletta To Athens

Departure: 09 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Encore.

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Encore, Eastern Mediterranean Gems Ex Valletta To Athens

Departure: 09 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Encore.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Valletta to Athens onboard Seabourn Encore.

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Sea Cloud Spirit, Journey 2134 Ex Valletta Return

Departure: 10 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Sea Cloud Cruises Cruise Ship: Sea Cloud Spirit.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 13 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Msc Seashore, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 20 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Star Flyer, Malta, Balearic & Spain Ex Valletta To Malaga

Departure: 24 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Star Clippers Cruise Ship: Star Flyer.

9 Night Cruise sailing from Valletta to Malaga aboard Star Flyer.

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Msc Seashore, 4 Night Ex Valletta, Malta To Genoa, Italy

Departure: 27 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Seashore.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 11 Nov 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 18 Nov 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 25 Nov 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 02 Dec 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 09 Dec 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 16 Dec 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 23 Dec 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 30 Dec 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

Departure: 24 Feb 2022 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 7 Night Ex Valletta, Malta Return

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Departure: 24 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Departure: 31 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Departure: 14 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Msc Grandiosa, 2 Night Ex Valletta, Malta To Barcelona, Spain

Departure: 21 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Star Flyer, Sicily & Greece Ex Valletta To Athens

Departure: 24 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Star Clippers Cruise Ship: Star Flyer.

6 Night cruise sailing from Valletta to Athens onboard Star Flyer.

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Sojourn, Riviera & Italian Idyll Ex Valletta To Rome

Departure: 16 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Sojourn.

10 Night cruise sailing from Valletta to Rome aboard Seabourn Sojourn.

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Sojourn, Classical Italy & Rivieras Ex Valletta To Barcelona

Departure: 16 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Sojourn.

17 Night cruise sailing from Valletta to Barcelona aboard Seabourn Sojourn.

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Star Flyer, Malta, Balearic & Spain Ex Valletta To Malaga

Departure: 23 Oct 2022 From: Cruise line: Star Clippers Cruise Ship: Star Flyer.

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