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|Valletta city centre|
|Malta International Airport (MLA): 4 mi from city centre|
The beautiful shores of Malta's capital city are just a flight away. Valletta boasts some of the finest 16th century architecture in Europe and its heritage district was one of the first sites ever to be listed as a UNESCO site. Is Malta on your bucket list? Search for cheap flights to Valletta on liligo.com and find the cheapest flight offers on the web from 250+ travel sites. If you don't know when to book the easiest way to follow the price trends is to set yourself an email fare alert. Get daily updates in your inbox and when the prices drop, you'll be the first to know. Using a travel search engine like liligo.com is invaluable. With unbiased results that are totally comprehensive, you don't have to waste time scouring the web. Find cheap flights to Valletta fast, in one search. This way, you'll have plenty of time to choose your itinerary.
The most spectacular piece of architecture in Valletta may not look so great from the outside, but St. John's Cathedral interior will take your breath away. The entire ceiling is one fresco and the floor is made up of knight's graves. Don't miss Caravaggio's [em]Beheading of St. John the Upper Barakka Gardens, along the upper south side of the peninsula. Fort St. Elmo is an essential stop for historians. It's where the knights protected Valletta from the Turks in the Great Siege of 1565. The National Library, Sacra Infermeria, Casa Rocca Piccola and the National Museum of Fine Art are all high on the city round-up.
Valletta is just about doing as seeing. Once you've explored the sights and attractions, don't forget to spend time appreciating the landscape and talking walks along the seaside. You can hike up along the outside of the city walls. At the mooring place, you can walk over the rocks towards the tip of the peninsula. St. George's Square comes alive at night with a fantastic water fountain show. For shopping, head to Republic Street, a busy pedestrian lane where all the best shops are located. For market goods and second-hand treasures, check out the daily market parallel to Republic Street called Triq il-Merkanti, Merchant's Street.
Malta International Airport (MLA) is the only airport in Malta and is located between Luqa and Gudja and is a mere 5 km from Valletta. It is the hub for national airline, Air Malta and welcomes flights from Ryanair, Thomson Airways, EasyJet and BMI. Valletta is a popular charter flight destination and in the summer the whole of Malta heats up! To find the cheapest flights to Valletta during the summer, search for your flight tickets as early as possible. Valletta's nightlife isn't hopping like most would think. There are a handful of restaurants open late and a few bars so the streets are usually deserted at night, apart from Republic Street. Petty crime against travellers usually only happens in Sliema and St. Julians.