Marsamxett Harbour (Valletta Seaside) What: A gem of a city built to protect the island from invading Ottoman Turks in 1565. Valletta is a baroque architectural feat which still preserves to this day some of the most amazing buildings on the island of Malta. Where: Built on a peninsula, Valletta is flanked on each side by […]
A short cruise around the Grand Harbour will give you an insight into the history of Valletta and the Three Cities connected with the two great sieges of 1565 and 1942. The massive fortifications can best be admired from the sea – it is an unforgettable experience that should not be missed.
Marsamxett Harbour is on the northern side of the Valetta peninsula. This harbour is bounded by Gzira and Sliema and extens inland to Pieta and Msida. Here you will find one of the largest yacht marinas on the island and tourist cruise boats generally operate from this area. From Valletta there is a nice view […]