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Visit the Marine Park

If you want to see and communicate with a representative of the marine fauna, you can go from Valletta to Mediterraneo Park in the period from March to October. You'll take bus № 12 for that. You will spend 60 minutes on the road. You will pay 16 euros for the entrance ticket. There is a zoo and a dolphinarium in the park. You will see animals that are found in the Mediterranean Sea, such as dolphins and sea lions.
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Iguanas, snakes, toads, spiders, frogs, scorpions and parrots also live here. You can touch all the inhabitants of Mediterraneo. A professional animal trainer will be near you at this time. You will see a beautiful show of marine life, make an interactive journey and will be able to swim with dolphins. If there are few tourists in the park, you will pay 99 euros for such a swim. If there are many tourists, you will pay 120 euros.

Trip to the Falcon Center

Do you want to take part in falconry? Then take bus № 62 in Valletta to reach Pjazza San Nicola - Siggiewi stop. The Falcon Center is a 10-minute walk away. It is a nursery where birds belonging to predators live. The center is open every day. However, it is worth noting that it is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between October and June, and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. between July and September. You will be able to see the performance of smart birds. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Valetta is famous for its religious monuments. The territory of the city is home to approximately 300 old churches and cathedrals. St John's Co-Cathedral is one of the most famous landmarks … Open
They take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from November to May. However, performances take place only at 11 a.m. from mid-summer to mid-autumn. You will see the center in 60 minutes. You will also hold the bird in your hands and take part in falconry. Keep in mind that you have to pay separately for the fact that you will become a member of the hunt and learn how to handle a feathered predator. You can buy a pass for 5 hours. It costs 80 euros. A 3-hour pass costs 50 euros. You need to pay in cash.
Windsurfer, Marsamxett Harbour, Sliema-Valletta

Observation Deck of the Upper Barrakka Gardens

If you decide to explore the sights of Valletta, then start with the Upper Barrakka Gardens. It is a beautiful park. There are fountains, gazebos, flowering vegetation of the Mediterranean coast, and sculptures here. You will see the picturesque nature and hear the daily cannon volley at noon. Such a solemn volley has become a tradition for the locals. You can climb the observation deck while visiting this attraction.
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It is the highest point in Valletta. The area is well landscaped. There are beautiful trees here. A fence that is low but sturdy surrounds it. The observation deck is equipped with observation equipment. You will see a magnificent panorama of the city and its surroundings from here. You will also admire the Grand Harbor Bay and 3 other Maltese cities. You will find it is delightful to be here!
Old Naval Hospital and Lift, The Grand Harbour, Valletta-Three Cities

Entertainment on the Valletta Coast

Most of Valletta's beaches have a rocky shore. It is inconvenient to go to the sea from it. If you love wildlife, then these beaches will appeal to you. The area of the Mediterranean Sea adjacent to the city is perfect for diving because of the small tides without a powerful undercurrent. You will not find marine life that can harm your health in the waters of Valletta.
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If you do not know how to swim with scuba diving, then use the services of the diving center. You will be able to go to the Kingdom of Poseidon when you are ready. There is good visibility at a distance of 30 to 50 meters in the water. You will see sunken objects, for example, the statue of the Savior on the seabed. The statue is 3 meters long. It's covered in seaweed. You will also see a warship and a bomber. If you prefer free-diving, you can take part in trainings and seminars on the coast. They are dedicated to improving diving skills without the use of scuba gear.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Valletta and surroundings

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Survived castles around Valletta
♥   Castle 'Verdala Palace' , 11 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Selmun Palace' , 13.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gran Castello' , 29.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Notable celebrations and festivals in Malta

Another important religious holiday - the Feast of Saints Paul and Peter, is celebrated together with L-Imnarja. It is a national holiday, and therefore the day is considered a day off for all working Maltese. The main events take place in one of the most ancient cities of the country -Mdina and its suburb of Rabat. On this day solemn religious processions with orchestras, horse races, and concerts are held. The cities are covered as much as possible. In ancient times, it was done with the help of huge fires; today the authorities use a safer illumination. The holiday is one of the main national holidays. It is celebrated at the end of June and lasts for several days. … Open
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Walk through hidden local streets, sneak to a small cafe, breathe and enjoy Valletta from inside. Stay out from the beaten track during your city weekend, discover the soul of Valletta as a real travel gourment. Follow our guide, take one of the exclusive services and spend your time in Valletta unforgettably and with a full passion!
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