My favourite European city. Jun 09, 2013
Hot climate (my preference) and friendly people combined with an absolutely immense history. Incredibly laid back, with plenty to drift around and see.
The Lascaris War rooms are an absolute must-see, for a history lesson on the huge part Malta played in WW2. Staffed with incredibly knowledgeable and enthusiastic people.
If you want a nice meal out, Rampila is a really nice little place tucked into the city wall its self. Brilliant location, lovely food, and very friendly staff.
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Valetta - A historical city with lots to see Jul 27, 2009
Valletta is the capital city of Malta and is also the main shopping and business centre of the island.
You could easily fill 2-3 days just sightseeing around this busy city from visiting the numerous churches and cathedrals to wandering around the tiny side streets where you will find statues, fountains and quaint little shops and cafes. The main streets of Valletta house the bigger international shops for fashion, jewellery etc.
I have visited the island now on three occasions and could still find something new to see in Valletta. My advice if visiting Valletta is to definitely take a guide book and mark off the places of interest that you so wish to see or visit the tourist information centre directly through the city gates, immediately to your right where you can obtain a street map of the city and gather important information off the staff.
Places I would defintely recommend visiting are:
The Carmelite Church
Church of St Paul's Shipwreck
Church of Our Lady of Victories
St John's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral
Grand Masters Palace
Upper Barracca Gardens
Take a Grand Harbour Cruise
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