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Book flights to Valletta

Valletta, Malta's capital, is a fortified city on a peninsula. Founded in the 1500s, it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site packed with history. Explore the impressive 16th-century buildings built by the Knights Hospitaller. Wander narrow streets lined with baroque palaces, churches adorned with art (including a Caravaggio!), and harbour views. Beyond history, Valletta offers a thriving cafe culture and delicious Maltese cuisine. This compact city is easily explored on foot, making it a fascinating and walkable destination.

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Airports near Valletta

Planning a trip to Valletta? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Valletta.

Malta International Airport

Located just 8 kilometres southwest of Valletta, Malta International Airport is the closest and most convenient airport for travellers visiting Valletta. It is a major hub for both domestic and international flights, serving numerous airlines and offering a wide range of destinations.


Catania Fontanarossa Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Malta International Airport, Catania Fontanarossa Airport in Sicily, Italy, is a viable alternative. It is approximately 180 kilometres away from Valletta and can be reached by a scenic ferry ride or a short connecting flight.


Luqa Heliport

Although not a commercial passenger airport, Luqa Heliport is worth mentioning as an option for those seeking a unique and luxurious travel experience. Located just 5 kilometres from Valletta, it offers helicopter transfers to and from various destinations, including Malta International Airport.


Lampedusa Airport

If you are planning to combine your visit to Valletta with a trip to the beautiful island of Lampedusa, you can consider flying into Lampedusa Airport. It is located approximately 250 kilometres away from Valletta and offers connections to other regional airports in Italy and Malta.

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Things to do in Valletta

Discovering the many attractions of Valletta can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

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St. John's Co-Cathedral

This opulent cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-see for any visitor to Valletta. Step inside to be greeted by a richly decorated interior, including elaborate Baroque architecture, frescoes, and the famous painting "The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist" by Caravaggio.

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Upper Barrakka Gardens

For panoramic views of the Grand Harbor and the Three Cities, head to the Upper Barrakka Gardens. These beautiful gardens are a great place to relax and enjoy the sea views. Don't miss the daily Saluting Battery ceremony, which takes place at noon.

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Grand Master's Palace

This imposing palace was once the home of the Knights of St. John. Today, it's the office of the Maltese President. Visitors can tour the State Rooms, which are richly decorated with tapestries, paintings, and furniture. The palace also houses an armoury with a collection of weapons and armour.