La Valletta is the capital of Malta, and it is surrounded by high walls that protect it from the barbarian invasions. In fact, its charm has remained intact. La Valletta is considered the smallest European capital with its area of 1km square. Here is what to do in La Valletta, the 5 places you shouldn’t be missing when visiting Malta!
- The Manoel Theater was built by Antonio Manoel de Vilhena and is the third oldest active theater in Europe. The structure is not very large but is of refined elegance. A place to visit!
- The Grandmaster Palace was the seat of the Maltese Parliament and the President of the Republic. The palace was built in the 16th century and is located in the main square of the city at La Palace Square.
- The Barakka Gardens are a place where you have to go to take a walk. They offer a corner of tranquility and the view fro the upper terrace is magnificent.
- The Caffè Cordina, a historic Maltese bar. It is located in the main square of Valletta, the ideal place to stop to rest on 19th century furniture and sample typical Maltese sweets.
- La Valletta’s seafront, known as Pinto Wharf, is a Baroque-style jetty at Floriana, located at the foot of the valley. The surrounding buildings built in the 18th century were used as warehouses.
So now you know what to do in La Valletta, let us know if you enjoyed our suggestions! Have a great weekend.