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Welcome to My Destination: Malta

Three hundred days of sunshine, crystal clear Mediterranean waters, seven thousand years of history, thriving local traditions, a vibrant nightlife and laid-back rural villages – Welcome to Malta!

Malta is actually an archipelago of three islands – Malta (the commercial and cultural centre), Gozo (its more rural sister) and Comino (which is largely uninhabited). Spread over only 316 square kilometres, getting around the many attractions the Maltese islands have to offer couldn't be easier especially if renting a car during your stay. This traveller friendly country is made even more accessible thanks to the bilingual (Maltese and English) nature of the vast majority of its 400,000 inhabitants. It is difficult to comprehend how much is packed in this smallest of the European Union member states.

The capital Valletta, with its fortifications and history-filled streets, is probably the most known place in Malta and gems such as St. John's Co-Cathedral justify its reputation. The picture perfect medieval citadel of Mdina is another great draw and a surreal evening walk round its lamp-lit hidden laneways is a must. Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea (together known as The Three Cities) were home to the first Knights of Malta and their forts are an exquisite sight for the many cruise passengers entering the majestic Grand Harbour throughout the year. If medieval is too recent in your history gauge, then you certainly cannot be disappointed with the exceptional UNESCO World Heritage Megalithic Temples and the Hypogeum subterranean tombs in Southern Malta dating back up to 3,600 B.C.!

Sliema and St.Julian's are the entertainment centres of the islands. This is where the majority of Malta's opulent 5-star hotels are situated, where exquisite restaurants are dishing out local and international gastronomic delights, where the more affluent locals reside and meet up for an early evening stroll along the waterfront promenade and where the young (and young at heart) enjoy the nightlife into the early hours of the morning in Paceville.

Has the mention of such indulgence got your head swirling? Then head out to Northern Malta where you can relax in some of the prettiest beaches in the Mediterranean, set-out on a countryside walk in the unique rugged countryside and feast your eyes on the imposing coastal cliffs. Alternatively, catch the 30-minute ferry to the local's favourite hideaway – Gozo. Renting a converted 400-year old farmhouse in Gozo is the best way to escape the package-holiday crowds and to enjoy the slower pace of rural life in this picturesque island. It also offers the most incredible spots for diving and is only a stone throw away from the crystal clear waters of the Blue Lagoon in Comino.

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Carnival in Malta

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The Twelve Days of Christmas - Malta Style

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Ecotourism in Malta

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Holy Week in Malta

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Cats of Malta

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Children's Activities in Malta

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The Good Friday Procession in Malta

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Things to do in Malta in the Summer

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Making Malta

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Things to do in Malta at Night

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The Top 10 Things to Taste in Malta

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Exploring Malta's Great Outdoors

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A Weekend Break in Malta

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Inbid ta' Malta - Wines of Malta

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Learning English in Malta

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Events in August 2016

Malta

Join Valletta 2018 at The Curatorial School (29th August-2nd September 2016): a one-week intensive lecture programme featuring leading curators and experts from major international arts institutions. The theme for this year’s Curatorial School is CURATING THE NEW. By bringing together international and local perspectives, this year’s programme asks: What is the meaning of the ‘new’ in contemporary art and curatorial practices?


Malta

For an evening of culinary delights sprinkled with a lot of liveliness, come for our special Folklore evenings which start with strolling musicians playing mand...

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Events in September 2016

Malta

Join Valletta 2018 at The Curatorial School (29th August-2nd September 2016): a one-week intensive lecture programme featuring leading curators and experts from major international arts institutions. The theme for this year’s Curatorial School is CURATING THE NEW. By bringing together international and local perspectives, this year’s programme asks: What is the meaning of the ‘new’ in contemporary art and curatorial practices?


Malta

For an evening of culinary delights sprinkled with a lot of liveliness, come for our special Folklore evenings which start with strolling musicians playing mand...

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Events in October 2016

Malta Classic (formerly the Mdina Grand Prix) is a four-day classic car event celebrating vintage style against an historic backdrop.


Festival of Modern Composers will be launched in October 2016 with its 1st Edition dedicated to one of the famous composers in Malta Mro Joseph Vella.

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