Flea market in Valletta

Sunday Morning Market – flea market in Valletta

The Monti, as it is called locally, is a flea market held outside Valletta’s city walls, in front of St. James Bastion & St. James Counter Guard at the side of the bus station. This is the largest market in Malta and and interesting to have a look around. Hawkers start putting up their wares early in the morning. Everything is cleared by noon so start early ! During the week there is a daily open air market in Merchant Street near the Palace.
Both outdoor markets sell the usual merchandise sold in markets world wide, seconds, antiques, books, fake designer labels. If you are looking for a bargain amongst the brick a brac get there early. Don’t forget to polish up your bargaining skills.
There is also the old market – better known as Is-Suq. This is located behind the Grand Masters Palace. Here you will find fresh vegetables, fish, groceries, meat, herbs and spices. The building itself is worth a visit. It has a steel architecture quite rare locally.