Finding accommodation in an international capital city can be quite complicated. But your quest in Valletta can surprise you.
On moving to Malta, you will probably start by looking for an urban destination. Valletta can be the ideal place for you, although Malta is deemed to be the world's smallest archipelago. Indeed, Valletta is far from being an old and dormant city. Besides its ancient and magnificent architecture, the Maltese capital city is a dynamic and vibrant place thanks to many festivals, shows and parades, as well as public gatherings, concerts, exhibitions, carnivals, religious processions, including Christmas celebrations, that are held there all year round.
You shall definitely enjoy your stay there, without missing a single opportunity to hang out with your friends or family, to grab a bite, have a drink, or simply relax. In short, Valletta is a lively place to be if you wish to enjoy your expat experience at the most.
Stretching over 8 hectares of land, Valletta is Malta's capital city since the 16th century. It is a highly dynamic city, not only for its inhabitants but also for tourists passing by. Indeed, the city hosts many activities and facilities, including restaurants, shopping malls as well as companies. In short, Valletta is a charming destination for new residents looking for a new home.
The city has even been listed as a World heritage by the UNESCO thanks to its sumptuous palaces and its rich architecture which you can discover during your stay. On the other hand, it also hosts picturesque coffee shops, wine bars, as well as several museums where you can go back into history dating back to hundreds of years ago.
Valletta and Malta's harbor can be an ideal place to live, work, learn, and to settle as well as it provides a range of accommodation options. According to real estate professionals, living in Valletta's city-center can be quite different from being in its adjacent roads. Each part of the city, whether Upper and Lower Valletta, has its own characteristics, although these remain easily accessible on foot.
Former glorious city, Valletta is about to become Europe's capital city (by 2018) thanks to current rehabilitation works so that it can recover its lost splendor as the Knights of Saint John.
During your accommodation search in Valletta, it might be more appropriate to turn towards real estate professionals. In fact, the capital city's rental market is far from being restricted, but a real estate agency can definitely help you find what best suits your needs and budget as offers are quite scarce on the Internet.
Note that, like elsewhere in the country, you are likely to find both furnished and unfurnished accommodation. It all depends on your preferences. But, you have to be patient above all.
In general, housing prices in Valletta start as from 450 euros. Indeed, you will need an average of 450 euros per month for a single-bedroom apartment in the city-center against some 370 euros per month for the same type of accommodation in the outskirts. For a three-bedroom apartment, you will need around 800 euros in the city-center and some 620 euros in the outskirts.