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Stories and Tips Valletta

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Superbissima Valletta - Worth More Than Just A Daytrip

Written by Liam Hetherington on 01 Mar, 2011

Upon its foundation in 1566 the new city was given its name: Humilissima Civitas Valletta, "the Most Humble City of Valletta". From the very beginning however the name was flawed. It was never imagined to be humble. For starters, it took the name of one…Read More


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Valletta: Marvelous Malta

Written by hagnel2 on 25 Mar, 2005

Malta is an archipelago of three islands situated in the eastern Mediterranean; its location between Sicily and the African coast has made it a strategically important territory for centuries. The islands were once part of the Roman Empire and St Paul is said to…Read More


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The City of the Knights of St.John

Written by marif on 20 Dec, 2004

Defeated during the Turkish siege in 1522, the Knights of St.John, known as the Knights Hospitallers were forced to leave the island of Rhodes. After 214 years residing in Rhodes where they developed a great military and naval base, the knights were in search of…Read More


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A wander through Valetta

Written by MichaelJM on 23 Jan, 2005

Our day trip to Valletta was made courtesy of the "boneshaker" buses, and once we arrived, it was really easy to walk around the town. Leaving the bus station behind, we headed for City Gate (sounding more inspiring than it really is) and then into…Read More


Hop on a Malta bus

Written by marif on 20 Dec, 2004

A new bus service that gives you a good orientation of what Malta is like has just been introduced by the Malta Bus Transport Association. Aimed primarily at tourists and called 'Visitmalta', this service follows two routes, both operating from the Sliema ferries bus terminus…Read More


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Escape to Gozo for a day trip

Written by marif on 20 Dec, 2004

Less than 8kms northwest of Malta, the sister island of Gozo, much smaller and less densely populated is a haven for those who want to escape for a day to enjoy the greenery and relaxed atmosphere of small secluded villages, serene countryside and rocky seashore.…Read More


Valetta, city of history

Written by ygubbins on 14 Apr, 2004

I would highly recommend that anyone visiting Malta spend a day in Valetta. This is an amazing city full of interest. It is the seat of the Maltese government and also is the headquarters of the Order of Malta. It is possible to walk around…Read More


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