7 Best Places You Have to Visit When in Malta

August 6, 2018

Whether you are moving to Malta or going on a holiday, Malta is a fantastic tourist destination and is especially popular with families and couples in Europe. In this article, we will tell you about the seven best places to visit in Malta and give you some useful and interesting information regarding each special location. Each of the selected areas has something unique and great to offer all people visiting Malta on vacation.

Qawra

This beautiful town has three beautiful seafronts and has become a popular area for tourists seeking water sports. The promenade will lead you to St. Paul’s and along the 3k walk, you will see some absolutely breath-taking views. Don’t forget to check out the Malta classic car museum, or the parish church, dedicated to St Francis of Assisi.

Gozo

The small island of Gozo is situated just off the coast of Malta. You can get to Gozo by ferry, but for some real fun, try the seaplane. There’s not been much development in Gozo so you can get a real feel for the more traditional Malta. Tourists often enjoy sites such as the Inland Sea, The Citadel, and the Azure Window.

Mdina

Head inland to see Mdina and experience medieval Malta. Built on a large hill in the center of the country, no cars can enter the town and a few people live here.  Some amazing views of the entire island can be seen from Mdina. It’s an excellent place to take a relaxing stroll down the narrow alleys, and even though it is such a small place, there are plenty of things to do. Why not make a visit to the following places Mdina has to offer: The Natural History Museum, The Magisterial Place, and The Palazzo Falzon.

Dwejra

Located on the west coast of Malta, there are two caverns which collapsed to create circular depressions and have been used in the TV show Game of Thrones. Dwejra and the surrounding areas are the most popular areas for diving and snorkeling in Malta.

Comino

Comino, the smallest of the 3 islands in Malta is admired by surfers, divers, and people who want to take a day trip to get away from their worries. The island is home to the world famous Blue Lagoon which is an outstanding place you should try to visit when you are in Comino.

Mellieha

The name of Mellieha comes from the Arabic word for salt and boasts the largest beach in the country. The views are picturesque and it’s a favorite place among the Maltese.  In 1980, Popeye was filmed in Mellieha, and it’s relatively easy to visit the area where it was filmed.

Whichever destination you pick out of the 7 unique areas we have mentioned above, we are sure you will have an amazing time. Malta is a fantastic country and offers great food, friendly people, beautiful beaches, picturesque views, and lots of history. Malta also presents its visitors with beautiful old-fashioned vintage areas as well as modern, cutting-edge areas to visit.  There is something for every kind of tourist.

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