Places of Interest in Malta
This picturesque walled city is one of Europe's smallest capital city with a strong Baroque character. Built in the 1500s by the Knights of St. John, a Roman Catholic order, Valletta is full of historical significance and has been an officially listed UNESCO World Heritage site since 1980.
Once a small fisherman’s village, this seaside town in Malta has now been urbanised and boasts a large variety of restaurants, bars and clubs in the area. It is a popular destination for locals and is best known for nightlife and entertainment.
Known as the silent city, the history of Mdina traces back more than 4000 years and once served as the Nation's capital (before Valletta was built). Mdina is one of Europe’s finest examples of an ancient walled city and is decorated with a mix of medieval and baroque architecture.
Gozo is the second largest Island of the Maltese archipelagoIt’s and is known to be more rural and tranquil than the main island of Malta. Some mist-see attractions on the island include the Neolithic Ġgantija Temple ruins, Dwejra inland sea and the Citadel in the island center of Victoria.
Comino, formerly called Ephaestia is a small island of the Maltese archipelago between the islands of Malta and Gozo. The island is a haven for all those who love swimming, snorkelling, diving, and other water sports with its crystal clear blue sea surrounded by awe-inspiring caves.
Sliema is a coastal town adjacent to St. Julians. Once the home of Malta's aristocracy; it is now a popular tourist area and major commercial town, best known for its sea-side promenade, ample shops, cafes, restaurants and hotels.
Golden Bay is one the islands most popular beaches and is located on the northwest coast of the island and is known for its red sand and naturally formed dunes on its surrounding slopes.
Blue Grotto is a complex of seven caves found along the southern coast of the island. This popular site attracts many tourists to see the amazing grotto via local boat trips. It is also a very popular diving, snorkeling and swimming spot, with very clear, clean and deep waters.
Marsaxlokk is a small, traditional fishing village in the South Eastern Region of Malta. It is famous for its big Sunday fish market and its many decorative “eyed” painted boats, called Luzzus. The town offers a selection of the finest fish restaurants on the island.
The megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo rank amongst the oldest free-standing buildings in the world. The construction of these temples started c. 3500 BCE. In fact, UNESCO has classified six of these Temples as a World Heritage Site
St. Peter's Pool
St. Peter’s Pool is one of the most stunning natural swimming pools in Malta and is located close to Marsaxlokk at the tip of Delimara Point. It requires a short walk but you will be rewarded with an unobstructed view of the beautiful blue waters that make this a well-loved bathing spot.
Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua, collectively known as the Three Cities, are fortified cities that sit directly across Valletta's Grand Harbour. The area offers an opportunity to experience a more off-the-beaten-path authentic look at Maltese life.