Tips to organize a weekend in Valletta


If you are looking for a change of scenery without having to go far away, Valletta is an excellent choice. Just 2h30 from Paris, the Maltese capital offers a different atmosphere, you will find it difficult to decide between East and West. & # 13; Being small extent, Valletta is ideal for a weekend. However we will have to arrange your route in advance so as not to miss the mythical attractions.

& # 13; The first stop to Valletta are the top Barraca gardens (Upper Barraca Gardens), from there you will have breathtaking views of the Three Cities and the port, giving you a taste of what awaits you. If you're there at noon, you will attend the draw guns, a tradition of many centuries.

& # 13; Then go to the discovery of the city, stroll through its narrow streets dating from the sixteenth century. From time to time, take the time to linger in front of a palace or old inns, the most interesting to discover are: Castile hostel Leon and Portugal built in the eighteenth century and the Inn of Provence home today ' hui of the National Archaeological museum famous for its prehistoric megaliths. & # 13; If you are still hungry for culture, head to the palace of the Grand Masters building built in the sixteenth century, at the time it served as the seat of government. A few steps away, is the Casa Rocca Piccola, a private museum which provides information on the Maltese bourgeois life. & # 13; After enjoying Valletta shore side, will contemplate his seaside beauty offering you a mini-cruise to Grand Harbor (Grand Harbor). These mini-cruises take you to a discovery of Three Cities: Vittoriosa (Birgu), Senglea and Cospicua. Could recommend a city at the expense of others, they are all three as beautiful and as interesting to discover.

& # 13; If you plan to bring gifts or souvenirs of Malta Here are some typical items: Maltese cross, lace and glass objects.