10 Things to Do in Malta

By | January 3, 2020

10 Things to Do in Malta

 


Malta is certainly rich in places to visit, although it is a small one. Breathtaking ancient sites, charming towns and beautiful sandy beaches are just the beginning. Malta has attracted travelers for hundreds of years and is a country of scale that will create lasting memories for modern travelers.

Malta’s top tourist attractions definitely offer something for everyone.

10. MELLIEHA BAY

Mellieħa Bay (also known as Għadira Bay) is the longest and most popular beach on the Maltese Islands. You can also take a 15-minute walk to the top of the steep hill and watch the town. Nearby attractions include the 17th-century Popeye Village and the restored St. Agatha Tower.

9. THE CITADELLA

The island of Gozo and the city of Victoria are a striking example of the ancient architecture of the Citadella. Fortified for the first time in 1500, it invites explorers to wander through the walls, rooms and tunnels. The view of the Citadella is much more beautiful as the sun sets.

8. HYPOGEUM

Safal Saflieni Hypogeum in Paola is the only prehistoric underground temple in the world. The temple consists of a hall, a chamber and rock cavities.

7. BLUE LAGOON BAY

Located on the small island of Comino, between the main islands of Malta and Gozo, the Blue Lagoon is a peaceful getaway. The island is so small that no cars are allowed on it. It is also largely unmanned and has only one hotel. The bright turquoise waters and white sand provide a beautiful backdrop to sunbathe, swim, snorkel and just enjoy the beautiful views.

6. GOLDEN BAY

Golden Bay is one of the few sand beaches on the northwest coast of Malta and is a popular destination. Sun beds and umbrellas can be hired for a comfortable day in the sand. There are many beach clubs and a great hotel.

5. MARSAXLOKK

This picturesque fishing village is a 30-minute bus ride from Valletta. Getting there by bus is perhaps the best way to get there. The view of the bay and the brightly painted luzzu fishing boats in the quiet surroundings makes it a very pleasant place to have lunch at one of the dock restaurants.

4. MDINA

Mdina, BC. It was built by the Phoenicians around 700 and was surrounded by city walls. Higher walls were added by the Arab ruler of Malta and the Norman ruler. It has become the “quiet city Bir, once the old capital of Malta and an almost ghost town. Today, most of the old aristocracy’s palazzos are being renewed, and thanks to tourists, there is vitality.

3. AZURE WINDOW

The Azure Window with its breathtaking natural limestone arch is one of the most popular tourist attractions. He has appeared in films and television shows and is considered an indispensable part of Malta.

Note: The Azure window has been destroyed due to natural geographic events. Click here to read our article on the subject.
Azure Window

2. ST. JOHN’S CO-CATHEDRAL

Located in Valletta, the capital of Malta St. John’s Square Cathedral is regarded as an outstanding example of Baroque architecture. The cathedral, which looks like an outside castle, stands out with its ornate decoration and priceless works as you enter. It was designed as a monastery church for the nobles of the sons of some of the leading families of Europe and the Knights of Saints.

1. HAGAR QIM AND MNAJDRA

The prehistoric temples of Hagar Qim and Mnajdra are located on the southern shore of Malta, on the cliff top and overlooking the island of Filfla. History of temples BC It dates back to 3600-3200 years. Hagar Qim is composed of interconnected oval chambers that are not uniformly arranged and are different from other Maltese temples. Mnajdra is more detailed, 700 meters (2,300 feet) walk from Qaġar Qim.

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