Valletta travel guide

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You're Going to Love Valletta

With a population of 6,675, Valletta is a must-see destination in , Malta. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Valletta has to offer.

Where to Eat in Valletta

If you’re looking for affordable options, AKI (Aki Strait Street) and Hard Rock Cafe Malta (Vault 17 Valletta Waterfront) are great picks.

When to visit Valletta

Valletta in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 54
1 night at 3-star hotel
Valletta in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 54
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Valletta in July, when the average temperature is 26 °C, and the highest can go up to 30 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 9 °C, with an average temperature of 12 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 100 mm. In contrast, June is usually the driest month of the year in Valletta, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Valletta

Plane

When flying to Valletta, you’ll arrive at Malta Airport (MLA), which is located 3 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Valletta from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 12h 10m.

Car

Another option to get to Valletta is to pick up a car rental from Luqa, which is about 3 miles from Valletta. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Sun Car Rentals, among others, in Luqa.

Plane

When flying to Valletta, you’ll arrive at Malta Airport (MLA), which is located 3 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Valletta from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 12h 10m.

Car

Another option to get to Valletta is to pick up a car rental from Luqa, which is about 3 miles from Valletta. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Sun Car Rentals, among others, in Luqa.

Airports near Valletta

Airlines serving Valletta

Lufthansa
Good (4,677 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,188 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (473 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,944 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,368 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,212 reviews)
LOT
Good (667 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (774 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (438 reviews)
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Where to stay in Valletta

From 5-star hotels such as the The Phoenicia Malta to great affordable options like the Valletta Kampnar City Living, Valletta offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 241 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 276 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Grand Harbour Hotel and Valletta Ajkla Mansion.

Where to stay in popular areas of Valletta

Most booked hotels in Valletta

The Phoenicia Malta
5 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 580+
La Falconeria Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 218+
Be.Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 183+
Osborne Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 144+
Pebbles Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 96+
Grand Hotel Excelsior
5 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 275+

Renting a car in Valletta

Expect to pay C$ 1.99 per litre in Valletta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 23.80 and C$ 31.74. The most frequently booked car type in Valletta is Standard (Class Convertible or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Toyota Auris or similar) are, on average, 71% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 1.99 per litre in Valletta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 23.80 and C$ 31.74. The most frequently booked car type in Valletta is Standard (Class Convertible or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Toyota Auris or similar) are, on average, 71% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.