Highlights in Valletta

Highlights in Valletta during a Mediterranean cruise

Fort St. Elmo

  • fort and bastion in Valletta
  • built around the Grand Harbour
  • dating back to 1565

Grand Haven

  • natural harbor of Malta
  • 268 years was the basis of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem
  • during the Second World War there occurred violent bombardments place

grandmaster's Palace

  • palace built by Grand Master Jean de la Vallette
  • dating back to 1565
  • with frescoes by Matteo Perez d'Aleccio and paintings by Nicolau Nasoni

Inn of Castile

  • historic building used by the Prime Minister of Malta
  • dates from 1574
  • built by architect Glormu Cassar

St. Jansco Cathedral

  • cathedral, and national monument in Valletta
  • built between 1573 and 1578 in command of Jean de la Cashier
  • built by architect Glormu Cassar