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Malta

DISCOVER MALTA

A Jewel in the Heart of the Mediterranean

Welcome to Malta, an archipelago in the central Mediterranean that blends rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes. From the historic streets of Valletta to the crystal-clear waters of the Blue Lagoon, Malta offers a unique experience for every traveler. Stay with us in the heart of Valletta and embark on a journey to explore the treasures of Malta.

300

Days of sunshine

7,000

Years of history

365

Churches

200

Km of coastline

DISCOVER THE PAST

Timeless Echoes of Malta's History

Malta is not just a destination; it's a journey through time. With a history spanning over 7,000 years, the islands have been a crossroads of cultures, from the mysterious builders of the prehistoric temples to the chivalrous Knights of St. John. The Maltese archipelago has witnessed the rise and fall of empires, each leaving behind a rich tapestry of historical and architectural heritage. Walk the narrow streets of Mdina, Malta's old capital, and experience a silent city that tells tales of nobility and tradition. Venture into Valletta, a masterpiece of baroque architecture, designed by the knights themselves. Each corner of the islands offers a narrative from a different era, inviting you to uncover the layers of Malta's mesmerizing history.

3

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

7,000

Years of History

365

Churches & Chapels

SUN, SAND & SEA

Malta's Breathtaking Beaches

Malta's allure is not just rooted in its history but also in its stunning natural landscapes, particularly its beaches. With over 200 kilometers of coastline, Malta offers a variety of beaches to suit every preference, from sandy shores to rocky inlets. Each beach is a unique paradise; the northern beaches like Mellieha Bay offer gentle slopes and soft sands ideal for families, while the Blue Lagoon on Comino is like stepping into a natural swimming pool with its azure waters. Beyond relaxation, Malta's beaches are hubs for water sports, from windsurfing at Golden Bay to jet-skiing in St. Paul’s Bay. The island’s climate, with over 300 days of sunshine a year, ensures that the Mediterranean's embrace is always warm. Discover the island's hidden coves, sunbathe on the golden sands, and let the sound of the waves be your soundtrack in Malta.

40+

Beaches

13

Blue Flag Beaches

200

Km of coastline

TASTE THE TRADITION

Malta's Culinary Delights

Maltese cuisine is a mirror reflecting the island's history, a palette of flavors influenced by the many cultures that have inhabited or traded with these islands. It's a unique blend of Sicilian, North African, and Middle Eastern flavors, with a touch of Spanish, French, and British influences, creating a rich and diverse culinary tradition. From the flaky layers of pastizzi to the hearty depths of a traditional rabbit stew, each dish tells a story of the island's past and present. Seafood plays a significant role in Maltese cuisine, with dishes like Lampuki Pie (fish pie) and Bragioli (beef olives) highlighting local ingredients and culinary techniques passed down through generations. Beyond traditional eateries, Malta's food scene includes contemporary restaurants that reinterpret old classics with a modern twist, making the islands a burgeoning hotspot for foodies. Immerse yourself in the local markets, where the air is fragrant with the aroma of ripe produce and the buzz of daily life. Engage with the locals, learn the stories behind the dishes, and taste the authentic flavors of Malta.

100+

Traditional Maltese Dishes

10+

Culture Influences

5

Food & Wine Festivals

DIVE DEEP

Malta's Underwater Mysteries

Malta, Gozo, and Comino are not just islands in the Mediterranean; they are gateways to an underwater world ripe for exploration. Recognized globally as one of the top diving destinations, Malta offers an exceptional diving experience, from breathtaking natural reefs and caves to hauntingly beautiful shipwrecks. The islands' geology and history have created a submerged museum, showcasing a variety of dive sites suitable for all levels, from beginners to technical divers. Explore the HMS Maori, a World War II destroyer lying beneath Valletta's waters, or drift through the Blue Hole in Gozo for a glimpse of marine life in all its splendor. The crystal-clear waters provide excellent visibility, often up to 30 meters, making every detail of the underwater landscape visible. With professional diving schools offering PADI and BSAC courses and guided dives, Malta is the perfect place to start or continue your diving adventure. Discover the silent, submerged cities where history and marine life intertwine, and experience the serene beauty of the Mediterranean sea.

100+

Dive Sites

30m+

Average Visibility

30+

Shipwrecks

ADVENTURE AWAITS

Discover Malta on Foot

The Maltese Islands offer a treasure trove of natural beauty, best explored on foot. Hiking and trekking in Malta are not just physical activities; they are immersive experiences that connect you with the raw beauty of the Mediterranean landscape. The islands are crisscrossed with a variety of trails that cater to all levels, from leisurely walks to challenging treks. Experience the changing sceneries, from the rugged coastline dotted with ancient watchtowers to the tranquil paths through olive groves and vineyards. The Dingli Cliffs offer breathtaking views of the open sea, while the trails around the Mnajdra and Hagar Qim temples provide a journey through time. Spring and autumn are particularly magical times to explore, as the countryside bursts with wildflowers and the temperatures are perfect for outdoor activities. Whether you're watching the sunrise from Malta's highest point or exploring the secluded valleys and hidden corners, hiking in Malta is an opportunity to slow down and savor the natural beauty of these historic islands. Join guided tours for insights into Malta's history, flora, and fauna, or set out on your own adventure along the well-marked paths and experience the tranquility of the Maltese countryside.

150km+

Walking & Hiking Trails

300+

Days of Sunshine

ILLUMINATE THE NIGHT

Malta's Electrifying Nightlife

As dusk falls, Malta's vibrant spirit comes to life, offering a plethora of nightlife options that promise unforgettable experiences. St Julian's, especially Paceville, is the epicenter of Maltese nightlife, teeming with clubs, bars, and lounges to suit all tastes. For those seeking a night of luxury and chance, Malta's casinos offer a sophisticated atmosphere where you can try your luck at various games, from slots to poker. These establishments not only provide gaming but also host live entertainment, exquisite dining, and elegant bars, ensuring a comprehensive night of fun and excitement. Whether you’re in the mood for a lively dance floor, a cozy wine bar, or the thrilling ambiance of a casino, Malta’s nightlife scene delivers with style and diversity. During the summer, the island’s beaches transform into venues for moonlit parties and music festivals, attracting world-renowned DJs and performers. From casual evenings to exuberant nights, Malta caters to all, ensuring that every night is a celebration of life.

50+

Paceville Bars & Clubs

20+

Annual Festivals

6+

Casinos

EMBARK ON ADVENTURE

Exploring Malta by Sea

Malta's island charm is best experienced from the water. Set sail on a traditional Maltese luzzu or a modern yacht to explore hidden coves, stunning sea cliffs, and vibrant marine life. Boat trips offer a unique perspective of Malta, Gozo, and Comino, including the famous Blue Lagoon, where the turquoise waters create a swimmer's paradise. Opt for a guided tour to learn about the islands' history and myths, or charter a private boat for a more intimate experience. Sunset cruises provide romantic views, while daytime excursions offer snorkeling, diving, and even cliff-jumping for the more adventurous. Discover secluded beaches accessible only by sea, and immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of the Maltese archipelago.

200+

Caves accessible by boat

24°C

Average Summer Water Temperature

ISLAND SPLENDOR

The Enchanting Isles of Gozo & Comino

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Gozo and Comino, islands renowned for their pristine natural beauty and tranquil surroundings. Gozo, with its rich cultural history, offers more than just scenic views; it is home to ancient megalithic temples, stunning coastal cliffs, and picturesque countryside. Ramla Bay and the serene Wied il-Għasri are perfect for relaxation and reflection. Comino, though smaller, packs a punch with its world-famous Blue Lagoon, a paradise for snorkeling and swimming enthusiasts. The island's car-free status adds to its unspoiled charm, making it an ideal spot for nature lovers and those seeking peace.

45+

Churches & Chapels in Gozo

3.5km²

Area of Comino