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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
“Malta’s three cities are rich in history and culture, and the drive through Birgu from Triq Paolo Boffa towards the Inquisitor’s Palace is a marvel under the starry sky. Take a right down towards Grand Harbour Marina and pull up alongside some the finest yachts moored in Malta. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Winery
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“An authentic maltese address with a great selection of wine. If you're looking for a romantic spot, this is it!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“a feast of fresh Maltese food, as all produce is either home grown or sourced locally. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
History Museum
“Housed within the Old Naval bakery, the Malta Maritime Museum charts Malta's maritime history”
  • 8 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Tried and tested many times over. Consistently good food in a pleasant setting overlooking marina.”
  • 9 locals recommend
History Museum
“A visit to Birgu (Vittoriosa) has to include a visit to the Inquisitors Palace. A magnificent 16th century palace just off Birgu centre square. See the torture chambers (!), library, prison cells, kitchen, chapel amongst other rooms in this captivating building. Best to buy a Heritage Visitor Card which will get you into other Heritage sites such as the Maritime Museum and Fort St Angelo.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is our favorite restaurant, you'll find the best mussels in tomato sauce, pasta with duck ragu and fine wines in this casual restaurant. Say hello to Thomas, the owner from us. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Enjoy the harbour and Valletta views from their terrasse while having a casual lunch or dinner.”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Inquisitor’s Palace, situated in the heart of Vittoriosa, is one of the very few surviving palaces of its kind which, in the early modern period could be found all over Europe and South America. Many of these palaces simply succumbed to the ravages of time or were victims of the anti-reactionary power unleashed by the French Revolution. Fortunately, the Maltese Inquisitor’s Palace, throughout its five centuries of history, always hosted high-ranking officials representing the main powers on the island, who therefore ensured its survival”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Visit this local sea food restaurant if you take a trip to the three cities. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
General College & University
“This is a great interactive science centre located within the historic Bighi hospital that was central to British efforts in WW1.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Travel Agency
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The Birgu Waterfront. Well known for restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Some of the best restaurants that Malta has to offer.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Transportation
“Rolling Geeks are self drive electric cars, complete with pre-programmed GPS that not only take you on the perfect tour of the Three Cities, but explain what you’re looking at too. So you get all the benefits of an organised excursion, but with the freedom of being in your own quirky electric car”
  • 6 locals recommend
Town
“Birgu (Vittoriosa) is situated opposite Valletta along the Grand Harbor. It is where the Knights of St. John first established themselves after arriving in Malta. The Birgu waterfront is lively as it is scenic, and has a host of restaurants and cafés.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bus Stop
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Mediterranean Restaurant
“a feast of fresh Maltese food, as all produce is either home grown or sourced locally. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Tried and tested many times over. Consistently good food in a pleasant setting overlooking marina.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is our favorite restaurant, you'll find the best mussels in tomato sauce, pasta with duck ragu and fine wines in this casual restaurant. Say hello to Thomas, the owner from us. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Enjoy the harbour and Valletta views from their terrasse while having a casual lunch or dinner.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Visit this local sea food restaurant if you take a trip to the three cities. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very good food at a reasonable price, enjoyable atmosphere. Great way to start your day, enjoy your breakfast whilst watching the locals go about their daily lives. This is where I have a bite whilst waiting for my guests.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Café

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