Malta Travel Blog

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Malta The Maltese archipelago consists of three islands, Malta, Gozo and Comino, as well as countless megaliths, medieval dungeons and atmospheric towns and villages. Meandering streets contain Renaissance cathedrals and Baroque palaces. Malta is the largest island. Rural Gozo is next in size. Expansive beaches, vibrant nightlife and 7000 years of history lure visitors to these Mediterranean isles. Don't miss the UNESCO-designated Hypogeum ruins and St. John's Co-Cathedral, with its Caravaggio masterpieces.

Things to See

Malta might not be the biggest country in Europe but that doesn’t mean there is a lack of things to see. The islands are literally packed with attractions, sites and fascinating locations at every turn.



Spinola bay just round the corner


As cities go, Valletta is one of Europe’s most famous.

Built over 500 years ago it is often described as a city ‘built by gentlemen, for gentlemen’ and has recently been made a World Heritage Site signifying its cultural importance. When you walk into the city expect an explosion of activity, colour, noise and confusion.

Apart from being Malta’s capital, Valletta is also the commercial and political centre and is filled with hundreds of shops as well as a vast daily market. For the more discerning visitor there is plenty of history and culture to get your teeth stuck into.

Valletta is teeming with museums, galleries, palaces and other places of extreme interest – most of which are very much worth visiting. But, more importantly than all of that, it is the people who make Valletta a truly beautiful place to visit.



walk between ancient walls 

Mdina during the day is a beautiful, beautiful place.

But we have gone into that in more detail elsewhere. What we are looking at here is how the Silent City fairs by night. Although, obviously, all the museums and attractions are closed at night, a visit to this stunning fortified city after dark is very much worth the effort.

To make it a truly memorable occasion why not pack a few goodies in a bag – a bottle of wine, some cheese, maybe some crackers – and head towards the far end of the city. There you will find the bastions which overlook large parts of Malta.

Climb up on top, break open the wine and enjoy one of the most memorable picnics you are ever likely to have. Lie back and look at the stars as you let your mind wander – but just be careful not to let your body wander as the drop down the other side would cause some serious injury if not worse.

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