Travel Blogs from Valletta, Malta

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The Art of Filigree, Valletta, Malta, Malta travel blog

The Art of Filigree

A travel blog entry by cristinazoghbi


... engrave a rectangle around the 925 silver hallmark stamp instead of a circle.  Although silver filigree stores are plenty in Valletta, only 5 real artisans remain to this day, most of them inherited the art from generations long gone.  Gaetano ...

Valletta and the Malta Experience, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta and the Malta Experience

A travel blog entry by brianporter


After a relaxing day at sea, we looked forward to docking in the port city of Valletta, the capital of the Maltese archipelago floating on the cusp of Europe and Africa. Malta is the largest of the islands, and has been coveted and invaded throughout its ...

Malta tour, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta tour

A travel blog entry by euroschos


Carol: I piked at an early morning , so Naomi picked us up for a drive to Valletta. Last night at the shopping centre it felt like we were parking in an excavation site, same here again today. Started at sea level, looking over the port to where the movie ...

Sep 20, 2003, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Sep 20, 2003

A travel blog entry by nzag


first day malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

first day malta

A travel blog entry by odyseus


my first day in malta.took the bus from the airport,arrived through valletta in st julians to the foot visited all of valletta,seafront and narrow streets.had dinner in a traditional cellar with a bottle of maltese vine ...

Carnaval Carnaval Carnaval 2008, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Carnaval Carnaval Carnaval 2008

A travel blog entry by jkosmides


... Which i took plenty of, seemed like the entire island was there for this one event. I loved every minute... we got lunch, got malta beers, watched the parade, stayed for hours and danced till like 9, finally caught a bus back and now am writing late. They ...

Rabat & Mdina Tour, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Rabat & Mdina Tour

A travel blog entry by geoffbro


... honey-colored rock. For centuries the island was the possession of the knightly Order of St. John - the Knights Hospitaller. Valletta, Malta's current capital, was planned by the Order's Grandmaster Jean de la Valette to secure the island's eastern coast ...

Back on Malta, Melliha, Malta travel blog

Back on Malta

A travel blog entry by evamaria85

Back on the smaller ...

Naples, Valletta, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by eileen.tan


This day we did the Naples Hop On Hop Off tour. Kyle cutely calls this the Naples Hip Hop tour. E did a small loop and a big coast line loop. Too bad I fell asleep for a chunk of it but that's what happens to me when it's so hot out. We also walked ...

Busy Days, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Busy Days

A travel blog entry by lamyers56


... can drive in the city which adds to the serenity. We toured another church - there sure are a lot of churches in Italy and Malta and I think I've seen a majority of them - They're beautiful and everything but I all churched out - especially since I'm not ...

Valletta Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta Malta

A travel blog entry by suejshaw


We were due to get into Valletta at 8am so I set the alarm nice & early so we could take some photos of the approach to the Harbour which we remember from last time to be very impressive. Unfortunately, after moaning about late arrivals, this time the ...

Day 28 - Valletta, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta travel blog

Day 28 - Valletta

A travel blog entry by anthonydowell


... . There are about 360 churches on the island and one mosque. There is a great deal of building being undertaken currently. Valletta seems quite vibrant. A wonderful day exploring. We had dinner at Prime C. Tonight we head off for Siracusa in Sicily for ...

Valletta, Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta, Malta

A travel blog entry by betger

... had arranged a tour and our first stop was the city of Mdina which was the main city before the establishment of Valletta. We visited the cathedral of St. Paul, the interior of this cathedral was breathtaking. There were beautiful decorations over every ...

Valetta, Valletta, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by aohno

... via the old road to spot Mama-san's favoirite resto The Arches. Arrive at The Phoenica Hotel after a couple of unintended detours (Malta hasn't quite mastered the secret to good signage - directions shoukd be placed at every junction) - quick drop off of ...

Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by gwaddy


... War Rooms where the air battle for Malta was directed from in 1943, very interesting and atmospheric. Then walked up into Valletta had a drink and snack outside Giordino's cafe and then visited the St John's Grand Masters palace and armoury and then St ...

August 4 and 5: Malta and Day at Sea, Valletta, Malta travel blog

August 4 and 5: Malta and Day at Sea

A travel blog entry by eileen.tan


... cutely ended up with round finger print tan lines because his fingers are round at the tips. And he always ends up with a farmers tan. Malta we did a tour called Taste of Malta. It is literally an island that is made of desert. It was so hot and we ...

circuit, Valletta, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by pinpon69ol

La Valette ...

Dinner in Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Dinner in Valletta

A travel blog entry by michaelbuckland


Gozo - The Gozo Platter, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Gozo - The Gozo Platter

A travel blog entry by dmarek


... ; A driver was walking around and I heard Valletta so I asked him if the Valletta bus was really coming in 3 minutes, and he said - there's a Valletta bus and it is leaving, go get on now.  So I did - I think I may have pushed into someone in my ...

Back to Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Back to Valletta

A travel blog entry by mctubbs

We slept late and went into Valletta for a late lunch, then came back. It was a laid back ...

All over gozo, Dwejra, Malta travel blog

All over gozo

A travel blog entry by tazan007

... this. Next I went to Xliendi bay. Its a nice little bay surrounded by the rocky landscape which makes up much of Gozo and Malta. There were people just relaxing in the water but not much of a sand beach. The water again was crystal clear. Next I ...

Jun 05, 2009, Valle, Malta travel blog

Jun 05, 2009

A travel blog entry by rw227


Valetta, Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valetta, Malta

A travel blog entry by wendler


... conquering empires have claimed it. In the late 1500's when the turks invaded Rhodes, the Knights fled Rhodes and settled on Malta! To protect themselves from pirates they built massive stone walls around the city of Valetta (named for one of the ...

Valletta, Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta, Malta

A travel blog entry by pathfinder35


Today's port and the last one of the trip was Valletta, Malta - a small 3 island nation south of Sicily. The weather is sunny and 18 C - perfect for exploring - as we had no tours booked other than a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We had read that the ...

Days 5 - 7, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Days 5 - 7

A travel blog entry by petina


... style minibus with a rear hoist and space for three occupied wheelchairs. Went to a town called M'dina, once the capital of Malta. As pic 3 shows town built on a hill with commanding views all round. Although street are very narrow lots of cars taking up ...

Malta -- Above the Sea!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta -- Above the Sea!

A travel blog entry by smgiles


... happen when you bomb another country to bits and block them from receiving food...)   From Sliema, I took the bus to Valletta where I went to the National War Museum.  I had been hoping to learn more about the Maltese experience in World War ...

Valletta en Mdina, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta en Mdina

A travel blog entry by niki72


... op schema aan in Valletta. Het binnenvaren is erg mooi. We varen langs de oude stadsmuren tot het volledig vernieuwde Valletta waterfront. Hier hebben ze 250 jaar oude en vervallen pakhuizen omgebouwd tot trendy café's en restaurants waar niet alleen ...

The Next Chapter, Valletta, Malta travel blog

The Next Chapter

A travel blog entry by 0wley


... ways and means to impress Victoria as if I was a local! The only difficulty of the day came from finding a decent park! Fortunately Valletta is a gorgeous town to get a little lost in so wandering around wasn’t a chore at all, it wasn’t until ...

Malta, da bomb!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta, da bomb!

A travel blog entry by katgoaway


... took about 4 hours. Plus our little foray into the casino which lasted about an hour. Then a quick walk through a small bit of Valletta itself, and we were back at the duty free buying Kier some wine to bring aboard, and me a piece of Mdina glass. ...

history of a nation, Valletta, Malta travel blog

history of a nation

A travel blog entry by cockystravel


... of archeology.  4 a little islandit was amazing with a farming history dating 5200 bc. Set off our self walking malta experience tour. Guide had difficulty finding the start!, Walked through gardens, saw the water polo pool, the headquarters of the ...

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