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24 hours in Malta: What to do as a tourist (part 1)

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Malta is a small island country located in the Mediterranean Sea. It’s known for its beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, and buzzing nightlife. If you’re planning on visiting Malta and don’t know what to do, don’t worry! This 3-part post will give you a breakdown of some of the top activities to enjoy during your 24 hours in Malta. Part 1 covers attractions in Valletta, Malta’s capital city. So without further ado, let’s jump into it!

Walking around Valletta

Valletta is Malta’s capital city, and it’s stunning. The city is full of narrow streets, colourful buildings, and picturesque views. It’s the perfect place to just wander around and explore. As you walk around, keep an eye out for some of the city’s top landmarks, such as the St. John’s Co-Cathedral and the Fortifications of Valletta.

Visit National  Museum of Archaeology

The National Museum of Archaeology is one of Malta’s most popular tourist attractions. The museum is home to a number of ancient artefacts, including some from the famous Maltese Temples. If you’re interested in history or archaeology, this is definitely a place you won’t want to miss.

St John’s Co Cathedral 

St. John’s Co-Cathedral is one of Valletta’s most iconic landmarks. The cathedral is known for its beautiful interior, which is adorned with paintings and sculptures by some of Malta’s most famous artists. If you’re visiting Valletta, make sure to take a tour of the inside of this stunning cathedral.

Check out the views from Upper Barrakka Gardens

Check out The Upper and Lower Barrakka Gardens

The Upper and Lower Barrakka Gardens are two of Valletta’s most popular parks. The gardens offer stunning views of the city and the harbour. They’re the perfect place to relax and take in the beauty of Malta’s capital city.

Have a Drink at one of Valletta’s Bars

Valletta is known for its vibrant nightlife, so enjoy a drink (or two) at one of the city’s many bars. Whether you’re looking for a place to have a few drinks with friends or you want to dance the night away, Valletta has a bar for you.

Lascaris War Rooms

The Lascaris War Rooms are a must-see for history lovers. These underground tunnels were once used by the British army to store weapons and ammunition. Today, they’re open to the public and offer a fascinating glimpse into Malta’s military history.

Casa Rocca Piccola

Casa Rocca Piccola 16th century palace that now serves as a museum. The palace is full of beautiful furniture, paintings, and tapestries. If you’re interested in Maltese history and culture, this is definitely a place you won’t want to miss.

So there you have it! A breakdown of some of the best things to do during your 24 hours in Malta. Check out part 2 for more ideas on what to do during your stay. Thanks for reading, and happy travels!

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