Top 10 Attractions in Valletta (2018)


1. St. John’s Co-Cathedral


πŸ“ Religious Site, Architecture, Art

St. John’s Co-Cathedral – Highlights

  • Truly exceptional Baroque cathedral
  • Ornate interior full of notable artworks
  • Magnificent paintings on the vaulted ceiling
  • Series of colourful inlaid marble tombstones

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 09:30 – 16:30
  • Sat: 09:30 – 12:30
  • Sun: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children: Free
  • Inclusive of audio guide

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2. Upper Barrakka Gardens


πŸ“ Garden, Panorama, Monument

Upper Barrakka Gardens – Highlights

  • Pleasant gardens offering lovely sights
  • Panoramic views of the Grand Harbour
  • Amazing backdrop of sea and cityscape
  • Fascinating monuments and sculptures

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 22:00

Entrance Fee

  • Garden: Free Admission
  • Barrakka Lift: 1 EUR

3. Valletta Waterfront


πŸ“ Promenade, Shopping, Dining

Valletta Waterfront – Highlights

  • Romantic promenade full of retail outlets
  • Numerous waterfront restaurants and bars
  • Spectacular backdrop of the Grand Harbour
  • Scenic sights of big ships cruising in the sea

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

🌐 Main Website


4. Saluting Battery


πŸ“ Military Site, Museum

Saluting Battery – Highlights

  • 16th-century artillery battery
  • Features daily cannon salutes
  • Splendid views of the harbour
  • Collection of historic ordnance

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Gun Firings: ​12:00 / 16:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 3 EUR
  • Children: 1 EUR
  • Inclusive of guided tour

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5. Lascaris War Rooms


πŸ“ Museum, Military, Historic

Lascaris War Rooms – Highlights

  • Historic network of underground tunnels
  • Several preserved military operation rooms
  • Exhibits of military uniforms and equipments
  • Documentations of war strategies used in WW2

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 12 EUR
  • Children: 5 EUR

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6. Casa Rocca Piccola


πŸ“ Palace, Art, Architecture

Casa Rocca Piccola – Highlights

  • 16th-century palace of Maltese nobles
  • Twelve richly-adorned palatial rooms
  • Underground shelters built of solid rock
  • Exhibits of fine artworks and furnitures

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Sat: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Sun: Closed
  • Tour starts every hour
  • Last tour starts at 16:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 9 EUR
  • Children: Free

🌐 Main Website


7. The Malta Experience


πŸ“ 2D Show, Informative

The Malta Experience – Highlights

  • Audio-visual show of Malta’s long history
  • Vibrant imagery with exciting commentary
  • Multilingual audio in 17 foreign languages

Opening Hours

  • Weekdays: 11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00
  • Weekends: 11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00
  • July – September: no shows at 14:00 on Weekends

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 16 EUR
  • Children: 6 EUR

🌐 Main Website


8. Lower Barrakka Gardens & Siege Bell War Memorial


πŸ“ Garden, Panorama, Monument

Lower Barrakka Gardens – Highlights

  • Lovely gardens with lush greenery
  • Splendid views of the Three Cities
  • Sights of ships cruising in the sea
  • Historic memorial of WW2 victims

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

9. Fort St. Elmo & National War Museum


πŸ“ Fort, Museum, Military

Fort St. Elmo – Highlights

  • Museum inside a newly-restored fort
  • Collection of ancient military artefacts
  • Documentation of Malta’s military history
  • Exhibits related to Malta’s independence

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Sep
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 18:00
  • Oct – Mar
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children: 5.50 EUR

🌐 Main Website


10. National Museum of Archaeology


πŸ“ Museum, Archaeology

National Museum of Archaeology – Highlights

  • Museum inside a fine Baroque architecture
  • Exhibitions of renowned valuable artefacts
  • Artefacts from national archaeological sites
  • The Sleeping Lady and Venus of Malta figurines

Opening Hours

  • Jan – Feb
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Mar – Dec
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 5 EUR
  • Children: 2.50 EUR

🌐 Main Website


Map of Top 10 Attractions in Valletta



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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 20 July 2017
Last Updated: 19 March 2018

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