Area: Malta
Place: Malta

Malta (Valletta) Ferries

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The Port of Malta (Valletta)

Located at the end of an inlet along the north-eastern side of the island of Malta, Valletta is a multipurpose port: in fact, commercialrecreational and passenger traffic activities take place inside

From the main pier of the so-called Great Harbor sail the ships that reach the ports of Sicily (Pozzallo , Catania) and Campania (Salerno).

The main shipping companies operating in the port of Valletta are Grimaldi Lines and Virtu Ferries.

How to reach the port of Malta (Valletta)

On the Maltese territory it is possible to move in various ways.

The most comfortable solution to explore the island is certainly to rent a car (or a scooter). Alternatively, you can travel from one location to another by using the public transport service of Malta Public Transport or by taking a taxi.

Buses are also present on the nearby island of Gozo, which can be reached from Malta by ferry (the journey takes about 20 minutes). Malta and Gozo are also connected to Comino, one of the smallest of the archipelago of the Calipsee Islands.

For more information, we recommend that you take a look at the official website of the Malta Tourist Board.

Airport connections - Port of Malta (Valletta)

The archipelago of the Maltese Islands is served by the Malta International AirportLocated 5 km south of Valletta, it falls within the territory of the Municipality of Luqa

To reach the port of Valletta and other locations on the island and archipelago, it is possible to take public transportshuttle  or taxiAll information is available on the terminal portal.

Services available on the Port of Malta (Valletta)

  • Ferry terminal
  • Ticket offices
  • Bars, restaurants
  • Hotel, B&B
  • Parking lots
  • Car, scooter and boat rental

Ticket offices on the Port of Malta (Valletta)

Grimaldi Lines, Sullivan Maritime Ltd, 21/22 St Barbara Bastion

Virtu Ferries, Virtu Passenger Terminal, Xatt l-Ghassara tal-Gheneb

Luggage storage on the Port of Malta (Valletta)

The city ​​center of Valletta is not far from the boarding pointsWalking along its streets you will find dozens of commercial activities where you can shop during your Maltese stay.

What to see near the port of Malta (Valletta)

There are numerous monuments and places of interest present on the Maltese territory. Our list can only start with the assets declared World Heritage Site by Unesco.

We refer to buildings such as the Grand Master's Palace, the church of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, the co-cathedral of San Giovanni, the church of Our Lady of Carmel, the Manoel Theater and the Auberge d'ItalieYou can admire all these places in the historic center of Valletta (the capital of the Republic of Malta is also listed as a UNESCO heritage site). 

Also in the heart of the city you can see Fort Sant'Elmo and the Barrakka Gardens (upper and lower): from the latter you can enjoy a beautiful view of the port and the so-called Three Fortified Cities (Birgu , Senglea and Cospicua). Not many kilometers from the port there is another Unesco site: it is the Hypogeum of Hal-Saflieni, an underground structure dating back to prehistoric times.

The city of Valletta is also home to the National Museum of Archeology (housed inside the Auberge de Provence ) and is also linked to the figure of Caravaggio. In the aforementioned co-cathedral of San Giovanni there are in fact two paintings by the brilliant and controversial Italian painter: the Beheading of San Giovanni Battista (the only work to bear his signature) and the writing San Girolamo.