Malta is an exceptional island in the Mediterranean. Although small, the country boasts majestic landscapes and various attractions. Malta is equipped with several elements that appeal significantly to tourists, attracting thousands year on year.
Entertainment, shopping and nightlife
If you are seeking a holiday packed with entertainment, shopping and nightlife, you will be spoilt for choice in the Sliema and St. Julian’s surroundings. Whether it is just a delightful and hearty meal or else a nice couple of drinks, you will be positively overwhelmed with the selection of options available. The same applies for shopping, with Sliema and St. Julian’s being packed with shops, which will tickle anyone’s fancy.
With over three hundred days of sunshine, Malta truly boasts exceptional weather. The summer days are pleasantly warm, attracting several tourists from countries with harsher climates, such as the UK. The winter months are also quite pleasant with very few days within the year being classified as significantly cold. The splendid weather makes trips to beaches and swimming quite enjoyable. Wherever you are, at most it just takes fifteen minutes to get to a beach if you are travelling by car.
Malta is geared to welcome tourists with a number of attractions and places of interest. If you wish to immerse yourself in refined culture, you are in for a treat with visits to Valletta and Mdina.
Malta is packed with attractions and places of interest. The country’s capital city, Valletta, hosts regular plays, events, concerts and exhibitions. To appreciate a remarkable collection of prehistoric artefacts, the Museum of Archaeology in Valletta must be visited. Impressive architecture such as majestic cathedrals can be viewed and appreciated in both Valletta and Mdina.
A history unlike any other
Although the country is quite small, Malta has an intriguing and unique history. It is believed that the country hosted civilisations way back in the Neolithic era. It holds some of the world’s most ancient buildings such as the Neolithic temples which are surely worth a visit. Malta’s identity has been heavily influenced by those that held it at different periods in its history such as the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Crusaders, the French and finally the British, with the colonial period lasting until 1964.
There is a lot to be discovered in the rural side of Malta, with numerous villages boasting their own traits and characteristics. One exciting way to spend the Sunday morning is to visit the Marsaxlokk market. For a more serene experience, Gozo also offers several avenues for tranquillity and relaxation.
A visit to Malta is most definitely worth your while.