Steeped in over 7000 years of history, and having played host to the Romans, Phoenicians, the Knights of St John and even Napoleon, all of whom have left their mark, there’s no end of historical attractions awaiting you.
Malta’s vast array of temples, fortifications and palaces offer a magical connection between past and present that will dazzle even the most skeptical of tourists.
Of course no trip to Malta is complete without experiencing a bit of local culture, and what better way to do this than by immersing yourself in the magic of one of the many village festas? With mind-blowing religious processions, a vast array of mouthwatering food and drink , and firework displays which are second to none, these unmissable celebrations are the very essence of Maltese culture.
With a calendar choc-full of cultural events spanning throughout the year, there’s never a bad time to visit Malta. Whether enjoying the magic of Birgu by Candlelight, attending Valletta’s lavish Baroque festival, or relishing the historical delights of the Notte Bianca, Malta’s varied cultural diary offers experiences like no other. If it’s music that you’re into, the variety of internationally renowned musical events such as the BBC Orchestra, SummerDaze and Abode on The Rock will certainly not disappoint.
We all need a bit of down time, especially with such a hectic schedule, and what better way to chillax than on one of Malta’s stunning beaches. With several blue flag beaches boasting exceptional standards of water quality and amenities, it’s hardly surprising that Malta is a Mecca for sun seekers from all corners of the globe.
With its fantastically favourable climate boasting a mind-blowing 300 days of sunshine, there’s never a bad time to visit Malta. It’s remarkably mild winters and piercing blue skies make it ideal for long rambles in the lush and verdant countryside, numerous other athletic activities, and mesmerising dives.
Though there’s more than enough to keep you busy in Malta, no holiday would be complete without a visit to its sister isles, Gozo and Comino. Whilst offering a greener, more tranquil glimpse into Maltese life, there’s still no shortage of historical venues, outdoor activities and gastronomic experiences to be enjoyed.
Whatever you’re looking for in a holiday, with so much to see and do, a trip to the Maltese Islands is an unmissable experience for any type of traveler.
Things to do
Whether you’re a history buff, a night owl, an adrenaline junkie, or simply a rambler wishing to be bowled over by natural splendour, the list of things to do in Malta is endless.
Whatever you’re looking for in a holiday, with so much to see and do, a trip to the Maltese Islands is an unmissable experience for any type of traveller.