About Valletta


Let's have a look around into background of Valletta
  • Country: Malta
  • Latitude: 35.8997222
  • Longitude: 14.5147222
  • Time zone: Europe/Malta
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

Weather in Valletta

  • Climate: Mediterran Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to February

Location

Valletta is in Maltese. Geographically, it is located in the South Eastern Region, in the central-eastern portion of the main island of Malta having its western coast with access to the Marsamxett Harbour and its eastern coast in the Grand Harbour. The historical city has a population of 6,444 (as of March 2014), while the metropolitan area around it has a population of 393,938. Valletta is the southernmost capital of Europe and the second southernmost capital of the European Union after Nicosia.

Distance from Valletta center to Airport

The closest major airport to Valletta, Malta is Malta International Airport (MLA / LMML).

  • Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km
  • Driving Time: 10 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Maltese being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Malta International Airport
  • Rail: Malta Railway.
  • Road: Bus: Malta Public Transport.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 5 – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: €3
  • Housekeeper: €1 - €2 per Day

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: €2 - €3

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Floriana,
  • Birgu,
  • Senglea

Emergency Contact Numbers in Valletta city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Railroad: +353 1836 6222
  • Airport: +356 2124 9600 (Malta International Airport)
  • Hospital: +356 2595 6801 (St. Luke's Hospital)

Events

  • Maltese Carnival
  • Malta International Fireworks Festival
  • Village Festivals

Tourist Attractions

  • Saint John's Co-Cathedral
  • Casa Rocca Piccola
  • National Museum of Archaeology

Theatre & Concerts

  • City Theatre
  • Manoel Theatre
  • Pjazza Teatru Rjal

Visit Top Restaurants in Valletta

  • Rampila
  • Giannini
  • Blue Elephant

Top Shopping Centers in Valletta

  • Malta Crafts Centre
  • Embassy Shopping Complex & Cinemas
  • The Point Shopping Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National War Museum
  • National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Lascaris War Rooms

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Sandwich – The Submarine
  • Focaccia – Piadina Caffe
  • Cannoli – Ortygia Food Experience

Sports Club

  • Valletta F.C – Football
  • Luxol Football Club – Football
  • Floriana Football Club – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 2.33 €
  • Taxi: 15.00 € (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 1,280.00 €
  • Cheap meal: 13.50 €
  • Gasoline: 1.32 € / litre
  • 3 course meal: 60.00 €
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