A Travel Guide to Malta
Malta is an island nation located in the Mediterranean Sea, just south of the island of Sicily. Malta is known for its beautiful weather, attractions and waters. Malta is also home to its own unique species of honeybee; this has given it the nickname the “Land of Honey”.
Valletta is the capital city of Malta and is a tightly packed historical city and is considered a World Heritage Site. The city has several Palaces, museums and historical sites. See the Magisterial Palace of the Grandmaster, the seat of the government. Malta also offers some fantastic nightlife, the city offers everything from Pubs to Clubs, perfect for those who want to party into the night.
Mdina is another historical city and the old capital of the country. Today its narrow winding streets are a beautiful example of the history of the island and its people. The streets have no modern developments and there are few vehicles allowed inside the city walls. The Lamp lit streets of this beautiful city are well worth a visit.
For those who want to spend their holiday enjoying the sun, sand and the sea, Malta is a perfect place to visit. The beaches are small and quiet with extremely beautiful surroundings and perfect weather year round. The sea is crystal clear and perfect for taking a swim in the various calm bays that surround the island. There are also Diving centres available for those who wish to explore the islands underwater wildlife.
Another interesting place to visit is the northern island of Gozo. The island offers a more relaxed way of life than on the main island of Malta. There are few hotels and tourist traps here, the island has stayed true to its quiet way of life and is a great destination for those who want to relax on their holiday.
There is a wide variety of self catering holiday accommodation in Malta ranging from villas and apartments on the coast to holiday homes on the island of Gozo.