strategic location made it prey to a succession of maritime
conquerors, who have left a great legacy of historic sites.
Valletta, the island's honey-colored capital, juts out into the
Mediterranean between two of the finest natural harbors in the
world. Be sure to visit the Grand Master's Palace, Fort St. Elmo
and St. John's Co-Cathedral, ancient treasures built by the great
Knights of the Order of St. John.