The 20 BEST (& Free) Things to Do in Valletta

Elegant limestone buildings with colorful Maltese balconies line the wide pedestrian only Merchants Street in Valletta. There are restaurant terraces with umbrellas set up in the middle and bright red, blue and yellow banners hanging from above.
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Looking for the best things to do in Valletta? Well, you’re in the right place!

On our 12-day Malta road trip, we spent 2 days exploring Valletta, one of the most unique capital cities in Europe!

We fell in love with the relaxed atmosphere, friendly people, and beautiful Baroque architecture.

From its historic landmarks, incredible Mediterranean views, and local cuisine, Valletta is a one-of-a-kind destination.

Plus, it’s perfect for slow travelers. The historic center is compact, full of must-see attractions, and easily accessible.

Our list of the 20 best (and free) things to do in Valletta, Malta includes top attractions, landmarks, and relaxing activities.

Let’s do this!

Best Things to Do in Valletta

Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is packed with incredible attractions.

From WWII sites, fortified structures, quiet gardens, and unique Maltese architecture, you will have no trouble filling your time.

Here are the 20 best (&free) things to do in Valletta, Malta.

1. St. John’s Co-Cathedral

The opulent, gold interior of St. John's Co-Cathedral, one of the best things to do in Valletta. There are detailed painted frescos and beautiful archways with small round windows in each.

⭐️ Rating: 4.7 stars |📍 Location: St. John’s Street | 👉FREE!

St. John’s Co-Cathedral is one of the most beautiful cathedrals we have visited!

Built by the Order of Saint John between 1573 and 1578, it’s one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture in Europe.

With gold accents, detailed ceiling frescoes, and intricate floors made of marble tombstones… you almost don’t know where to look!

And of course, the masterpiece painting of “The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist” by Caravaggio is worth seeing in person!

St. John’s Co-Cathedral is free, however, you will have to pay admission for the museum and oratory.

⌚Hours: Mon to Fri: 9:30 – 4:45pm & Sat: 9:30 – 12:45pm
⛪Cathedral: FREE!
💲Museum Cost: €15 (adults) & children up to 12 years: Free

2. Grand Masters Palace

The interior courtyard of the Grandmasters Palace, a must see attraction in Valletta. Sunshine is highlighting the soft limestone building and green shutters. There is a statue and green plants in the center.

⭐️ Rating: 4.2 stars |📍 Location: St. George’s Square

The Grand Masters Palace is one of the top things to do in Valletta and a must for history buffs.

Originally built for the Knights of Malta’s Grand Master in the 16th century, it now serves as the office of the President of Malta.

You can explore opulent rooms like the Council Chamber and State Rooms, which are adorned with elaborate frescoes and tapestries.

And check out The Armoury. It houses an impressive collection of swords, muskets, and full suits of armor used by the Knights during their battles.

⌚Hours: Mon to Sun: 10 – 4:30pm
💲Cost: €10 (adults) & €5 (children)

3. Upper Barrakka Gardens

Beautiful shady trees surround a fountain in the middle of the Upper Barrakka Gardens. There are tables and umbrellas along the right and a limestone wall with several archways on the left.

⭐️ Rating: 4.7 stars |📍 Location: Triq Sant’ Orsla | 👉FREE!

Located on the highest point of Valletta, the Upper Barrakka Gardens has incredible views of the Grand Harbour and the Three Cities.

Full of shady trees, beautiful statues, fountains, and limestone archways that highlight the magnificent views.

And if travel with chronic pain or fatigue like I do, there are benches to relax on too.

✅HELPFUL TIP: You can watch the canon firing of the Saluting Battery just below the gardens. Gun salutes happen twice a day at noon and 4 pm, and are a long tradition in Valletta.

Originally built so the Knights could enjoy the gorgeous views after defending the city, it’s a great place to escape the busy Valletta streets.

It is a very romantic spot to watch the sunset over the Mediterranean! 

⌚Hours: Mon to Sun: 7am – 10pm
💲Cost: FREE

4. Fort St Elmo & National War Museum

The impressive limestone walls of St. Elmo's fortification, one of the top things to do in Valletta. The sky and sea are bright is blue surround the fort.

⭐️ Rating: 4.5 stars |📍 Location: St. Elmo’s Place

St. Elmo’s Fort sits in the middle of the Grand Harbor and is one of the top things to do in Valletta.

It has been beautifully restored and offers stunning views of the harbor and city, a perfect addition to your Malta itinerary!

Designed in the shape of a star to protect the harbor from attack, it played a key role in the Great Siege of Malta.

The National War Museum is a must if you’re interested in military history or want to learn about Malta’s fascinating past.

Exhibits include interactive displays, military paraphernalia, and treasured artifacts from World War I and II.

⌚Hours: Mon to Sun: 9am – 4:30pm
💲Cost: €10 (adults) & €5.50 (children)

5. Wander Valletta

A beautiful church made of limestone stands tall beside other buildings in Valletta. There is a small group of tourists turning the corner. Exploring without a guide is one of the best things to do in Valletta.

⭐️ Rating: 4.5 stars |📍 Location: Historic Center | 👉FREE!

With a pedestrian-only historic center, Valletta is made for walking. So, throw out the guidebook and see where the city takes you!

The city has a relaxed atmosphere, with quaint streets, cute shops, quirky bars, and spectacular Mediterranean views.

If you are short on time, we recommend the Valletta City Walking Tour. It covers key landmarks and is an efficient way to learn more about Valletta’s history and culture.

You will also explore some of Valletta’s hidden gems and learn about the city’s secrets from a knowledgeable local guide.

⌚Hours: 24 hours
💲Cost: FREE

6. Stroll Republic & Merchants Street

People strolling on Republic Street in Valletta. There are beautiful Baroque buildings with iron balconies and shops underneath. A red flag and green trees on the left.

⭐️ Rating: 4.5 stars |📍 Location: Republic & Merchants Street |👉FREE!

Dive headfirst into the vibrancy of Valletta with a stroll on Republic Street and Merchants Street.

Wandering the city’s two main thoroughfares is one of the best free things to do in Valletta!

Popular for shopping, Republic Street has modern boutiques, old-world charm, and some of the best restaurants in Malta.

Merchants Street is one of the oldest streets in the capital, lined with beautiful historical buildings from the 16th century.

It’s perfect for admiring the colorful Maltese balconies and architectural styles of the Baroque, Renaissance, and Neo-Classical buildings.

⌚Hours: 24 hours
💲Cost: FREE

7. Take a Grand Harbour Cruise

Robyn and Gavin on a traditional Luzze boat with big smiles. The city of Valletta and a large cruise ship is in the background. Going for a Grand Harbor Cruise is one of the top things to do in Valletta.

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: Valletta Ferry Service

If you’re looking for what to do in Valletta, Malta, I highly recommend taking a cruise of the Grand Harbour.

It is one of the reasons Malta is worth visiting!

We took the Upper Barakka Gardens lift down to the water level, hopped on a traditional covered Maltese boat, and sailed around the Grand Harbour to the Three Cities.

✅HELPFUL TIP: For a more romantic experience, take a smaller traditional luzzu boat with a private guide or go for a night cruise!

You’ll see Valletta’s impressive fortifications and iconic landmarks from the water such as the Marsamxett Harbour, and Fort St. Angelo.

Make sure to have your camera ready for some breathtaking views!

⌚Hours: Mon to Sun: 7am – 7pm
💲Cost: €16 – €20

8. Visit Valletta’s Waterfront

An expansive view of Valletta's waterfront. The limestone city is perched high above with the walking promenade below. The many restaurants and shops have white tented terraces and blue, green, yellow and red colored shutters on each building.

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: Floriana |👉FREE!

Valletta’s Waterfront is a lively promenade located just outside of Valletta’s city gates.

It’s perfect for a leisurely stroll with amazing views of the Grand Harbour and the historic fortifications, including Fort St. Angelo and the fortified city of Birgu (Vittoriosa).

The beautiful architecture is a blend of Baroque and Neo-Classical styles, with colorful facades and traditional Maltese balconies.

The Valletta Waterfront has many restaurants and bars too. Enjoy a delicious meal while admiring the grand yachts and traditional boats in the harbor.

⌚Hours: 24 hours
💲Cost: FREE

9. Explore the Three Cities

The close up of the curled front tip of a traditional Luzze boat sailing through the blue waters of the Grand Harbour. In the distance is are the 3 Cities, a must when visiting Valletta.

⭐️ Rating: 4.5 stars |📍 Location: 3 Cities

One of the top things to do in Valletta is to explore the Three Cities of Vittoriosa, Senglea, and Cospicua.

Located across the Grand Harbour from Valletta, they offer a glimpse into quieter Maltese life.

We loved wandering the narrow streets and alleys full of colorful Maltese balconies and beautiful churches. There are plenty of charming cafes around too if you need to rest.

✅HELPFUL TIP: There are steep hills and steps up to the higher part of each city. As an alternative, you can admire the cities from the lovely waterfront promenades.

If you choose to stay in the 3 Cities, they have excellent adult only hotels with incredible views of Valletta.

Getting to the 3 Cities

From the Upper Barrakka Gardens, take the Barrakka Gardens lift down to the water level and hop on a water taxi.

Barrakka Gardens Lift
⌚Hours: Mon to Sun: 8am – 9pm
💲Lift Cost: €2
💲Water Taxi Cost: €2.80 return

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10. The Saluting Battery

Four cannons of the Saluting Battery overlooking the gorgeous Grand Harbor and 3 Cities. Watching the cannons fire is one of the most unique things to do in Valletta, Malta.

⭐️ Rating: 4.7 stars |📍 Location: Battery Street |👉FREE!

If you’re looking for a unique thing to do in Valletta, Malta witnessing the Saluting Battery is it. This traditional military ceremony takes place daily at 12 pm and 4 pm.

The firing of cannons dates to the 19th century when it was used as a way to communicate with ships entering the Grand Harbour.

You can watch the cannons fire from the Upper Barrakka Gardens for free while enjoying stunning views of the Grand Harbour!

Paid guided tours are available too, if you want to learn about Malta’s military heritage, and explore the battery’s underground magazines, and artillery emplacements.

Saluting Battery
💥Firing Hours: Mon to Sun: noon & 4pm
⌚Tour Hours: Mon to Sat: 10am – 5pm
💲Cost: €3 (adults) & €1 (children)

11. Lacarias War Rooms

The impressive building housing the Lascaris War Rooms, a must see for history buffs. The buildings sit on the Grand Harbor in Valletta.

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: Lascaris Ditch

If you’re interested in WWII, visit the Lascaris War Rooms. These underground chambers served as the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

You can explore the different rooms and corridors, including an operations room, cipher room, and map room.

The preserved command center features original equipment, maps, and communications devices used by military personnel during the war.

Guided tours provide fascinating insights into Malta’s pivotal role in the conflict and the daily operations conducted from the underground complex.

English is an official language, so you will have no trouble understanding your tour guide!

⌚Hours: Mon to Sat: 10am – 4:30pm
💲Cost: €14 (adults) & €7 (children)

12. Enjoy Maltese Cuisine

Robyn sitting at a restaurant table smiling at all the food on the table - grilled veggies, eggplant with basil, and delicious mussels. Two glasses of white wine and a basket of bread is there too. The restaurant is in a narrow pedestrian-only walking street in Valletta.

⭐️ Rating: 4.5 stars |📍 Location: St Dominic Street

Maltese food is a delicious blend of Italian and Arab influences. Honestly, we never had a bad meal during our 12-day trip through Malta.

Try the Maltese Rabbit Stew, local sausage, and fresh seafood… your bellies will thank us!

✅HELPFUL TIP: Grab dinner at the Nenu the Artisan Baker. They have an amazing selection of traditional Maltese dishes!

Malta makes its very own wine, too. There are a few wineries sprinkled throughout the country that you can visit.

And if you decide to rent a car in Malta and head to Gozo, there are wineries and excellent restaurants there too!

Nenu the Artisan Baker
⌚Hours: Mon to Sun: 12 – 12:30 pm & 6 – 10:30 pm
💲Cost: €€

13. Drinks on Strait Street

The narrow alleyway of Strait Street lined with red shutters, signs and restaurant umbrellas folded up. Evening drinks on Strait Street is a must!

⭐️ Rating: 4 stars |📍 Location: Strait Street |👉FREE!

Strait Street might be the most famous street in Valletta, and we think one of the top things to do in Valletta at night.

Nicknamed “The Gut”, this narrow alley was the nightlife hotspot for the British military in the 19th and 20th centuries.

With vintage signage, Victorian-era buildings, and traditional townhouses, Strait Street is full of character.

We recommend heading down as evening rolls around to watch this dynamic district come alive!

Rocks Wine Bar and Yard 32 Gin & Tapas Bar are popular spots to check out.

Rocks Wine Bar
⌚Hours: Mon to Sun: 11am – 2am

Yard 32 Gin & Tapas Bar
⌚Hours: Wed to Sun: 6pm – late

14. Manoel Theatre

The stunning interior of the Manoel Theatre, with an orchestra playing. There are 6 different tiers of seating lined with gold accents, soft lighting, and red seating. Attending a performance is the best way to experience Maltese art and culture.

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: Old Theatre Street

To experience the true beauty of Maltese culture, attend a performance at the Manoel Theatre. Built in 1731, it is one of the oldest working theaters in Europe.

As a cultural gem in the heart of Valletta, the Manoel Theatre has beautiful Baroque architecture, elegant interiors, and fantastic acoustics.

They host a variety of performances throughout the year, including operas, concerts, ballets, and plays.

Take a backstage tour to learn about the theater’s history and immerse yourself in the behind-the-scenes magic of a performance.

⌚Hours: Mon to Fri: 11am / 3pm & Sat: 10:30am / 11:30am / 12:30pm
💲Cost: €5 (tour)

👉Find upcoming performances at Manoel Theatre here!

15. Check Out St. Lucia Street

People seated at tables at San Paolo Naufrago restaurant on St. Lucia Street. There are streamers of colored flags and twinkling lights hanging between the buildings of this narrow stepped street. Going for drinks on St. Lucia Street is a unique thing to do in Valletta.

⭐️ Rating: 5 stars |📍 Location: St. Lucia Street |👉FREE!

Luckily, we stayed at the Valletta Lucente Hotel and experienced the amazing energy of St. Lucia Street.

With its limestone buildings, traditional balconies, colored signs, and dazzling lights, this stepped street offers a vibe like nowhere else in Valletta.

There are quaint cafes, boutique shops, and unique restaurants to enjoy.

Stop for a drink and take in the magnetic atmosphere at San Paolo Naufrago, a delicious pizzeria perches on the steps of St. Lucia Street.

Or head to Roll & Chill for the best ice cream in the city!

⌚Hours: 24 hours
💲Cost: FREE

Extra Free Things to Do in Valletta

16. Valletta’s 28 Churches

The dominating facade of the Church of Paul of the Shipwreck, one of the best churches to visit in Valletta. The whole frame is taken up with the detailed facade and a red emblem hanging above the door.

Can you believe Valletta has 28 churches you can visit? That’s right!

Each church has its own story to tell, showcasing a blend of styles from Baroque to Neo-Classical and reflecting Malta’s diverse cultural influences.

St Paul of the Shipwreck Church

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: St. Lucia Street

According to tradition, this church is believed to be built on the very spot where St. Paul was shipwrecked on the island.

⌚Hours: Mon to Fri: 5:30am – 7pm, Sat. 7:30 – 10:30am & 5:30 – 7pm, Sun. 7:30 – 12:30pm & 5:30 – 7pm
💲Cost: FREE

Basilica of our Lady of Mount Carmel

⭐️ Rating: 4.7 stars |📍 Location: Triq it-Teatru l-Antik

This basilica is a magnificent example of Baroque architecture with beautiful interiors and a majestic dome.

⌚Hours: Mon: 5 – 7pm & Tues to Sun: 6:30am – 12pm & 5:15 – 7pm
💲Cost: FREE

Church of Our Lady of Victory

⭐️ Rating: 4.7 stars |📍 Location: South Street

This church commemorates the Knights of St. John’s victory in the Great Siege with an elegant façade, intricate sculptures, and gilded decorations.

⌚Hours: Mon to Fri: 8:45am – 4pm, Sat: 10 – 4pm & Sun: 10 – 1pm
💲Cost: FREE (donations appreciated)

17. Valletta’s Food Market

Robyn standing in front of a white stone building taking a huge bite of a waffle dessert. Visiting and eating at Valletta's Food Market is a must activity on your Malta vacation.

⭐️ Rating: 4.3 stars |📍 Location: Merchant Street

Is–Suq Tal–Belt, known as Valletta’s Food Market, is a must for any foodie traveler.

This 19th-century building houses a popular food market, restaurant, and supermarket in the basement.

Of course, browsing the grocery store and food stalls is free… However, we recommend indulging in the tasty cuisine.

You’ll find everything from Middle Eastern and Indian, to Japanese and Mexican. Oh… and the desserts are awesome too!

⌚Hours: Mon to Thurs: 7am – 8pm & Fri to Sun: 7am – 10pm
💲Cost: FREE

18. St. George’s Square

Robyn cooling her bare feet in the flat fountain in St. George's square, an excellent free thing to do in Valletta in the summer. There are beautiful buildings behind her and people seated at a restaurant terrace with an umbrella.

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: Republic Street

St. George’s Square is surrounded by beautiful 16th-century Baroque architecture, including the Grandmaster’s Palace and Main Guard building.

Today, it hosts festivals throughout the year, including open-air concerts, theatrical performances, and art exhibitions.

There is a wonderful fountain in the center, perfect for cooling off from the hot Malta sun… which is exactly what I did!

It is free of charge, perfect if you’re looking to spend less money while traveling.

⌚Hours: 24 hours
💲Cost: FREE

19. Siege Bell War Memorial

The poignant circular Siege Bell War Memorial with the Grand Harbor in the distance. There are tall square columns protecting the large bell in the center.

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: Quarry Wharf

The Siege Bell War Memorial commemorates Malta’s resilience and bravery during WWII.

It is a reminder of Malta’s wartime history and the sacrifices made by its people who lost their lives in the Siege of Malta.

It is a striking monument that overlooks the Grand Harbor, one of the most historic harbors in the Mediterranean.

If you want to visit, get there early before the crowds arrive in the heat of the day.

⌚Hours: 24 hours
💲Cost: FREE

20. City Gate & Tritons’ Fountain

A close up of Triton's Fountain with 3 tritons perched on a lovely limestone centerpiece holding up a basin overflowing with water. The sky is bright blue and there is a soft pink building in the background.

⭐️ Rating: 4.7 stars |📍 Location: Republic Street

Many people visit Tritons’ Fountain to appreciate the magnificent sculptural design of three large, bronze Tritons holding a basin of water.

It is a symbol of Malta’s rich heritage and is one of Valletta’s most iconic landmarks. The fountain is huge and is located right in front of the City Gates of Valletta.

This memorable entry point into Valletta is the perfect place to begin your exploration of the city’s enchanting streets.

Both monuments make for excellent backdrops and you will see many tourists flock to the area for photos.

⌚Hours: 24 hours
💲Cost: FREE

More Attractions in Valletta

The gorgeous facade of the National Library in Valletta. It has elegant columns that lead to a second floor balcony with soft turquoise shutters. In front is a statue and two lamp posts.

Valletta has numerous museums and cultural sites that offer a fascinating insight into Maltese history, culture, and art.

National Museum of Archaeology

⭐️ Rating: 4.4 stars |📍 Location: Republic Street

An impressive collection of prehistoric artifacts dating back over 5000 years.

⌚Hours: Mon to Sun: 10am – 4:30pm
💲Cost: €5 (adults) & €2.50 (children)

MUZA – Museum of Fine Arts

⭐️ Rating: 4.4 stars |📍 Location: Merchants Street

Paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from the medieval to modern era.

⌚Hours: Mon, & Tues to Sun: 9am – 5pm (Closed Tues)
💲Cost: €5 (adults) & €2.50 (children)

Malta Postal Museum

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: Archbishop Street

Island’s postal history with collections of stamps, postcards, and more.

⌚Hours: Mon to Fri: 10am – 4pm & Sat 10am – 2pm
💲Cost: €7

Casa Rocca Piccola

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: Republic Street

A historic 16th-century palace that blends Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassical styles. Tour the beautifully preserved interiors, grand staircase, drawing room, and ballroom.

⌚Hours: Mon to Sat: 10am – 5pm
💲Cost: €9.50 (adults) & Free for children (Includes guided tour)

The Malta Experience

⭐️ Rating: 4.3 stars |📍 Location: St Elmo Bastions

This 45-minute show brings 7000 years of Maltese history to life. Narrated by Anthony Hopkins, HD projections and special effects recreate major historical events like the Great Siege.

⌚Hours: Mon to Fri: 11am – 4pm
💲Cost: €16 (adults) & €6 (children)

The National Library

⭐️ Rating: 4.6 stars |📍 Location: Old Treasury Street |👉FREE!

Dive and explore Malta’s rich history and culture with this large collection of historical documents, manuscripts, and books tucked inside this beautiful Baroque building.

⌚Hours: Mon to Fri: 8:30 – 4:30pm & Sat: 8:30 – 12:30pm
💲Cost: FREE

The beautiful bright interior of a room at the Valletta Lucente hotel. There is a king bed with a blue headboard and hanging fabrics creating a romantic space that leads out to a private terrace.

Where to Stay in Valletta

You are in luck because Valletta has amazing accommodation options to choose from. Here are a few of my favorites:

📍Boutique – Valletta Lucente: We loved our stay at this upscale B&B in the heart of Valletta. With charming, comfortable rooms, a delicious breakfast, and friendly staff, it’s the perfect choice.
➡️Book your stay at Valletta Lucente now!

📍 Luxury – The Phoenicia Malta: You can’t go wrong with this luxurious 5-star hotel. Housed in a colonial-style building, you will enjoy stunning views of Valletta’s Grand Harbour.
➡️Book your stay at The Phoenicia Malta now!

📍 Adult Only – 66 Saint Pauls Hotel & Spa: Set in a 17th-century palazzo, this elegant hotel has modern, chic rooms, a rooftop pool, and a spa for the ultimate relaxation.
➡️Book your stay at 66 Saint Pauls Hotel & Spa now!

A narrow alley in Valletta in the afternoon, before the street comes alive at night. There are colorful bar signs, tables set out, and streamers hanging.

How Many Days to Spend in Valletta?

As slow travelers, we prefer to take our time getting to know a destination, so our travel style is relaxed.

Therefore, we recommend spending 2-3 days in Valletta to fully experience the city’s main attractions and immerse yourself in its unique culture and history.

With 2 days in Valletta, you will be able to enjoy popular attractions, like St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Grand Masters Palace & Armoury, St. Elmo’s Fort, and Upper Barrakka Gardens.

You will have time to discover the magic of Strait Street, Republic Street, and Merchants Street.

Finally, you will have time to take a Grand Harbour cruise and enjoy traditional Maltese cuisine on Valetta’s Waterfront.

Gavin standing in a quiet narrow street in Valletta. Charming limestone buildings tower over him and there is a short covered bridge connecting both buildings in the background. Table and chairs are set up for the evening rush of tourists.

FAQs: Things to Do in Valletta

Is Valletta Malta Worth Visiting?

Yes, Valletta is definitely worth visiting. It has a fascinating history, unique architecture, and vibrant culture that make it a popular destination for tourists from all over the world.

What Not to Miss in Valletta?

Valletta’s must-see tourist attractions include St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Upper Barrakka Gardens, and the Grandmaster’s Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the charming streets of Merchants, Republic, and Strait Streets, and indulging in traditional Maltese cuisine.

What is Valletta Best Known For?

Valletta is best known for its impressive fortifications, Baroque architecture, and rich history. It was founded by the Knights of St. John in the 16th century and has since been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Can You Walk into Valletta from a Cruise Ship?

Yes, most cruise ships dock at the Grand Harbour in Valletta, making it easy to explore the city on foot. You can also take a scenic ferry ride across the harbor. The walk from the port to the city center is about 15-20 minutes.

Is Valletta a Walkable City?

Yes, Valletta is a very walkable city. It is compact, with most of the major attractions within walking distance from each other. The streets are also pedestrian-friendly, making it easy to explore on foot.

Robyn on her tippy toes with her arms raised in a dance pose on Republic Street. Baroque architecture fills the sides with tables set up in the center in the distance. Wandering the streets of Valletta is one of the best things to do!

Final Thoughts: Things to Do in Valletta

Hopefully, you’re questions were answered and you’re not still wondering what to do in Valletta.

This vibrant capital is packed with ancient fortifications to explore, picturesque streets to discover, and delicious food to indulge in.

Valletta really is the perfect mix of history, culture, and charm.

Whether you have a day or a week, Valletta is definitely worth adding to your Malta itinerary!

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