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.

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Oceana, Greece Italy & Monaco E009 Ex Valletta Return

Departure: 02 Apr 2020 From: Cruise line: P&O International Cruise Ship: Oceana.

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Oceana, Greece E009a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Croatia E009c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy E009b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Croatia E010a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Croatia E010 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Italy E010c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece And Croatia E011c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia E011b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece E012a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Italy E012 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Croatia E012c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Croatia E012b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Croatia E013a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Croatia E013 Ex Valletta Return

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Encore, Riviera & Italian Idyll Ex Valletta To Rome

Departure: 30 May 2020 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Encore.

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Le Bougainville, Sicily & Amalfi Coast Ex Valletta To Rome

Departure: 01 Jun 2020 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bougainville.

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Oceana, Greece & Italy E013c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & France E013b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece E014a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Croatia E014 Ex Valletta Return

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Sdii, Voyage 22024 Ex Valletta To Rome

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Le Bougainville, Splendours Of Western Mediterranean Ex Valletta To Athens

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Oceana, Croatia & Italy E014c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia E014b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Italy E015a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Italy E015 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Croatia E015c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece E015b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy And Croatia E016 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia E016a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia & Italy E016c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy E016b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece E017a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Croatia E017 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia E017b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Croatia E017c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & France E018a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Greece E018 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia & Greece E018c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece E018b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia E019a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia & Italy E019 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy E019b Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Italy E019c Ex Valletta Return

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Sdii, Voyage 22034 Ex Valletta To Rome

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Oceana, Greece E020a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece & Croatia E020 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Croatia E020c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia E020b Ex Valletta Return

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Sdi, Voyage 12036 Ex Valletta To Rome

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Oceana, Italy E021a Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Italy & Greece E021 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece And Croatia E021c Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Greece E021b Ex Valletta Return

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Sea Cloud Ii, Journey 2030 Ex Valletta To Venice

Departure: 25 Sep 2020 From: Cruise line: Sea Cloud Cruises Cruise Ship: Sea Cloud II.

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Oceana, Croatia & Italy E022 Ex Valletta Return

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Oceana, Croatia & Italy E022a Ex Valletta Return

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Le Bellot, Wonders Of The Med & Red Sea Ex Valletta To Aqaba

Departure: 07 Oct 2020 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bellot.

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Oceana, Dubai And Arabian Gulf E022d Ex Valletta To Dubai

Departure: 08 Oct 2020 From: Cruise line: P&O International Cruise Ship: Oceana.

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Oceana, Dubai And Arabian Gulf E022e Ex Valletta To Dubai

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Oceana, Croatia & Italy E022b Ex Valletta Return

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Encore, Aegean Autumn Ex Valletta To Athens

Departure: 10 Oct 2020 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Encore.

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Encore, Eastern Mediterranean Empires Ex Valletta To Dubai

Departure: 10 Oct 2020 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Encore.

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Oceana, Dubai And Arabian Gulf E023 Ex Valletta To Dubai

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Oceana, Dubai And Arabian Gulf E023a Ex Valletta To Dubai

Departure: 15 Oct 2020 From: Cruise line: P&O International Cruise Ship: Oceana.

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Oceana, Dubai And Arabian Gulf E023b Ex Valletta To Dubai

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Sea Cloud, Journey 2037 Ex Valletta To Valencia

Departure: 19 Oct 2020 From: Cruise line: Sea Cloud Cruises Cruise Ship: Sea Cloud.

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Le Jacques Cartier, Island Jewels Of The Mediterranean Ex Valletta To Antalya

Departure: 25 Oct 2020 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Jacques Cartier.

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

Departure: 04 Nov 2020 From: Cruise line: Star Clippers Cruise Ship: Star Flyer.

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Star Flyer, Sicily & Greece Ex Valletta To Athens

Departure: 25 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Star Clippers Cruise Ship: 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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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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Star Flyer, Malta, Balearic & Spain Ex Valletta To Malaga

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

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