The Republic of Malta is a small country formed by seven islands and locate south of Italy, in the center of the Mediterranean Sea. It enjoys a cool weather most of the year which makes it a perfect escape during the European winter.

Beautiful coastal nature, villages and they also have three places declared World Heritage by the UNESO: the old city of Valletta, the Megalithic Temples and the Hypogeum of Ħal-Saflieni. Historical and beautiful places worth visiting!

The Azure Window on the Gozo IslandThe Azure Window on the Gozo Island

Blue Lake in CominoBlue Lake in Comino

Valleta, capital city of MaltaValleta, capital city of Malta

Valleta streets of the old quarterValleta streets of the old quarter

Colourful boats in MarsaxlokkColourful boats in Marsaxlokk

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How to get to Malta: Valleta has an internacional airport easily reachable from many European cities. You can also reach it by boat, there are several ferries from Sicily in Italy, connecting the island with Licata, Pozzallo and Catania.

What to see and do in Malta: They have beautiful places to enjoy the good weather like the Island of Gozo, Blue Lake, Comino Island, Dingli Cliffs or the Popeye Village, also known as Sweethaven. Walking around the old quarter of Valleta and enjoying the local good is also worth doing.

How to move around Malta: It’s a quite small place and everyone speaks English, so is not difficult to move around the islands. There is a bus service, taxis and you can also rent cars, motorcycles and bikes. We would recommend to try the traditional boats calles dgħajsa.

Where to stay in Malta: There are many accommodation options for all the budgets. These are some of the options of hotels and hostels:

Where is Malta: Here is a touristic map of the island, you can click to see it in big.

Malta map

Malta map

More information on the Official Tourism Page.

Credit: Fotos by Stephan Rudolph, Aron Mifsud Bonnici and Ausamah.