Attractions in Malta

They say beautiful things come in small packages and that’s exactly what you’ll find with the island of Malta. Peel back the wrapping on this one just a millimetre or two and one small peek reveals scores of captivating, inspiring, exhilarating and intriguing things inside. Many of the attractions on Malta today are shaped by its unique and immense history and they sit comfortably alongside the myriad of modern activities, accommodation, facilities and exciting nightlife you’d expect from a bustling Mediterranean resort.


Ggantija Temples - Gozo

Let’s start this one with a history question! Where will you find the oldest standing structures in the world? Now, you don’t have to be any sort of genius to figure out that this is a Malta travel guide so the answer is going to be Malta. And you’d be … well, wrong actually, because they’re on the sister island of Gozo and...READ MORE

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Hagar Qim Temples

Had you been knocking around in the times when men dressed in furs and went out to spear something tasty for their fur-bikini-clad woman to lob onto the fire back at the cave for dinner, then Malta may have surprised you. You see back in that prehistoric era, this tiny island was incredibly advanced in terms of buildings and temples and this is perhaps the most...READ MORE

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Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

There’s nothing original in the notion of travelling to Malta but that doesn’t mean it’s not it’s not worth coming. Millions of people can’t be wrong and neither can scores of generations! People have been attracted to these sun-drenched shores for thousands of years – and in case you needed any proof, head for the the Hal...READ MORE

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Limestone Heritage Park

It’s hard to believe that a tourist facility dedicated not to rock but to one specific type of rock is going to be able to entertain all of those who visit. And that goes double when you learn that we’re not even talking music here! No, we mean rock, as in stone – limestone, in case you were wondering … which you probably weren’t! READ MORE

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National Museum Of Natural History

The history of Malta has been incredibly well documented but the episodes that are widely known are all of a human perspective. There’s another aspect to this island’s past, however, that is just as fascinating – the history of its geology, plant and animal life – for an insight into that head for the National Museum of Natural History...READ MORE

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Palazzo Parisio

So who wouldn’t want to be filthy rich given the choice? And if you can’t achieve that goal, then who isn’t interested in seeing how the filthy rich live their lives and decorate their homes? Of course, the answer is that most of us are obsessed with ‘how the other half lives’ and, if we can’t join them, we can at least have...READ MORE

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St John's Co-Cathedral

There are two things that we find are most striking once you’ve visited the magnificent St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta . Firstly, it’s probably the first and only co-cathedral you have ever been in and secondly, it has one of the most jaw-droppingly stunning interiors of almost any building you’ll see … created using a very...READ MORE

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St Paul's Catacombs

People like being scared! Otherwise, why would spooky places thrive as tourist attractions? There are plenty of them across Europe. Most – like the ones that go by the name of ‘dungeon’ - are fake spooky. But Malta has one that is spookily real -  the St Paul’s Catacombs in Rabat! READ MORE

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