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.
Stately homes kept and maintained by heritage organisations are generally very worthy and worthwhile places to visit. But there’s a problem with them! That issue being that at best, what you see is an expert’s best guess at portraying a certain period in that property’s existence. READ MORE
The Inquisitor’s Palace, in Birgu, is a surviving relic of a fascinating but sinister period in Malta’s history. It charts more than two centuries from the mid 1500s – a time when the Catholic Church took extreme measures to ensure the island’s population stuck rigidly to its beliefs. It was also a time when confidential confessions and...READ MORE
You’ll find some brilliant art galleries in some stunning buildings throughout Europe. Some – like the Musée d’Orsay and the Louvre in Paris, the Prado in Madrid, Florence’s Uffizi and London’s National Gallery - are worth visiting just to get to see inside. Malta’s equivalent is the Museum of Fine Arts, which...READ MORE
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
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