Valletta (Malta)

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Region
Mediterranean - Black Sea

Local Time
2019-06-25 18:29

min: 76 °F (24 °C) / max: 79 °F (27 °C) 78°F
25.7°C
Wind: 117°/ 3 m/s  Gust: 3.5 m/sWind: 117°/ 3 m/s  Gust: 3.5 m/sLight breeze
3 m/s
Min / Max Temperature79 °F / 27 °C
76 °F / 25 °C

Valletta is the main port and capital city of Malta (island country in Mediterranean Sea, southern Europe). Malta Island is located midway between North Africa and Sicily Island (Italy). Since 1974, Malta is a British Commonwealth nation. The other Malta cruise port is Mġarr Harbour (on Gozo Island).

Port Valletta (Malta) cruise port

The cruise port is located within the Grand Harbour, which is a natural deep-water harbor waterway. The Valletta Cruise Port is a subsidiary company of Global Ports Holding

La Valletta City was founded by the 49th Grand Master of Knights of Saint John - Jean Parisot de Valette (1495-1568). Most of the city's medieval structures remain.

  • In 2015, Port Valletta handled 668,277 cruise passengers - an increase of 29% over 2014.
  • The cruise port in 2016 reported a record year with a total of 682,222 cruise passengers (embarking passengers were excluded), which was a 2% increase over 2015. During 2016, the port was booked by 42 different cruise ship operators and 81 different cruise vessels.
  • In 2017, the port handled a total of 330 ship calls and over 700,000 cruise tourists.
  • In 2016, Gozo Island received 19 cruise ship calls and around 7,000 passengers.
  • With P&O UK's ship Oceana in the Mediterranean during 2017 season, the port had scheduled 27 calls and over 100,000 passengers via P&O's fly-cruise deals (fares inclusive of flights from UK to Malta and back). The port also had another 5 calls with additional 10,000 passengers (visiting Valletta as port of call).
  • In 2017, Port Valletta welcomed its 700,000 cruise ship tourist. The 700,000th passenger arrived on MSC Meraviglia. He received a free 3-day Malta vacation package for 2. The package (courtesy of Malta Tourism Authority) was inclusive of flights and 2-night luxury hotel accommodation (provided by The Saint John Hotel).
  • By the end of 2017, the cruise port reported a record year with handled 340 ship calls and around 780,000 passengers. For season 2017, here were homeported liners from the fleets of P&O UK and TUI.
  • In 2017, Malta's inbound tourism results totaled nearly 2,3 million (15,7 increase over 2016). Total overnights in Malta increased by 10,3%. The tourism industry contributed EUR 1,9 billion to country's economy. As demographics, most cruise ship tourists are from North America (USA and Canada).
  • For 2018, Valletta City was designated "European Capital of Culture".
  • In 2018, Port Valletta handled nearly 800,000 cruise tourists. Season's highlights included Seabourn Ovation's christening ceremony (held here on May 11).

Valletta cruise terminal

Cruise ships dock at Valletta Waterfront pier in Valletta Harbour. Currently, the cruise port offers 7 ship berths, of which 4 are within 15-min walk from city center. In 2020 will be inaugurated an extended quay with capacity to handle larger vessels.

Port Valletta (Malta) cruise ship terminal

Ther terminal features 250-year-old warehouses from the baroque era. This is the city's historical Quay Wall where merchant vessels used to dock and unload their cargo.

Port Valletta cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Valletta, Malta. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
2 June, 2019
Sunday
Seabourn Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Encore07:00
2 June, 2019
Sunday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 608:0022:00
3 June, 2019
Monday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff Herz08:0022:00
5 June, 2019
Wednesday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Bellissima08:0018:00
6 June, 2019
Thursday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceana06:0021:00
6 June, 2019
Thursday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Constellation07:0022:00
8 June, 2019
Saturday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Celebration08:0017:00
8 June, 2019
Saturday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Infinity08:0016:00
9 June, 2019
Sunday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 605:0022:00
10 June, 2019
Monday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff Herz08:0022:00
11 June, 2019
Tuesday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Sirena10:0019:00
12 June, 2019
Wednesday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Bellissima08:0018:00
12 June, 2019
Wednesday
Seabourn Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Encore23:00
13 June, 2019
Thursday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceana06:0021:00
13 June, 2019
Thursday
Royal Caribbean Cruises cruise lineVision Of The Seas07:0017:00
14 June, 2019
Friday
Seabourn Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Odyssey18:00
14 June, 2019
Friday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Explorer 208:0016:00
14 June, 2019
Friday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Whisper09:0018:00
15 June, 2019
Saturday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 207:0017:00
16 June, 2019
Sunday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jade13:0021:00
17 June, 2019
Monday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff Herz08:0022:00
17 June, 2019
Monday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineSea Princess07:0018:00
18 June, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Infinity08:0018:00
19 June, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGolden Iris08:0019:00
19 June, 2019
Wednesday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Bellissima08:0018:00
19 June, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineCrown Iris08:0019:00
20 June, 2019
Thursday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceana06:0021:00
24 June, 2019
Monday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff Herz08:0022:00
24 June, 2019
Monday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Infinity08:0018:00
26 June, 2019
Wednesday
MSC Cruises Cruises cruise lineMSC Bellissima08:0018:00
26 June, 2019
Wednesday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Riviera08:0016:00
26 June, 2019
Wednesday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Discovery08:0016:00
26 June, 2019
Wednesday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jade13:0021:00
27 June, 2019
Thursday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceana06:0021:00
28 June, 2019
Friday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Bougainville
28 June, 2019
Friday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Veendam08:0006:00
29 June, 2019
Saturday
Marella Cruises Cruises cruise lineMarella Celebration08:0017:00
30 June, 2019
Sunday
TUI Cruises Cruises cruise lineMein Schiff 608:0022:00
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The Valletta cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Valletta, Malta.

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