Explore the history of Malta, on a holiday to Valletta
The charming world heritage city of Valletta is the capital of Malta, and is home to some of the most exquisite buildings in the world. Valletta’s history has had an eclectic mix of influences over the centuries, but be in no doubt, this city has a quirky character all of its own. Its small but unique charm has been enthralling visitors for years, and teamed with its fabulous selection of food, friendly people and fascinating history, Valletta is a perfect holiday destination. Choose a great deal to Valletta to enjoy a fantastic holiday.
Explore Malta, on a Valletta holiday
Wander through Valletta’s labyrinthine streets and piazzas to get a taste of 18th century life in this bustling and enigmatic city. Dazzle at the architectural excellence of the stately homes and palaces as you wander through the Baroque streets. Valletta contains buildings from the 16th century onwards, including Malta’s most impressive church, St John’s Co-Cathedral, which was designed and built between 1573 and 1578.
To get a taste of true opulence, visit the Magisterial Palace of the Grandmaster, currently home to the office of the President of Malta. Wander and explore the state apartments and then head to the Armoury to see an incredible armour collection. The museums of Valletta give a great insight into life during World War II on the island, so history boffins should make time to visit the Lascaris War Rooms and the National War Museum.
Whilst wandering through Valetta's charming streets, sample the culinary delights of the nation and dine at some of the most exquisite restaurants in the country. Food options range from gourmet local dishes, to plentiful cafes and restaurants serving up international fare. The imposing piazzas are the perfect place to drink a glass of wine and watch the world go by, so choose a holiday to Valletta for good food, good wine, and plenty of good times.
Live like kings and queens on a holiday to Valletta
Valletta’s interesting history and street after street of beautiful baroque architecture make it one of the top cultural destinations in Europe. Here at lastminute.com, we can offer you great deals at reasonable prices, giving you the chance to have the flexibility you need to be able to enjoy the best of what Valletta has to offer. A simply stunning city, choose a holiday to Valletta for historic residences, fabulous food, and a great atmosphere.