Valletta is Malta's delightful capital city and a World Heritage site. During a visit in 1830, British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli described Valletta as "a city of palaces built by gentlemen, for gentlemen." Indeed, what better place to construct lavish buildings and store valuable objects than in a well-fortified city? Although defense was foremost in their minds, the Knights of Malta couldn't have chosen a more scenic spot for their headquarters: The hilly peninsula between two large natu... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide.
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