Malta - Valletta

Regional Travel Advice
- Petty crime occurs in Malta. Travellers should be vigilant and guard against pickpockets and bag snatchers, particularly when using public transport and in tourist sites. Be careful when visiting popular nightlife districts; visitors should practice normal common-sense safety measures.- The official languages in Malta are Maltese and English, although Italian is widely spoken and understood. English-speakers should have no trouble getting around Malta.- Malta is a majority Roman Catholic country, and it is important that visitors respect local customs and traditions. Travellers visiting churches may have to cover up if they fail to meet modesty standards.