The independent state of Malta is a group of seven islands located in the heart of the Mediterranean. This European country offers multiple options of tourist attractions, ranging from history to architecture to beaches and festivals.
Malta boasts of many historical sites like Grandmasters’ Palace (now parliament), Fort Rinella, City of Birgu, Mdina, Casa Rocca Piccola and Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Paola, Unesco World Heritage Listed Site.
The architectural marvels include Our Lady of Victories, St. John’s Cathedral, Xagrah Church, Ggantija Temples, Our Lady of Miracles, Mnajdra Hagar Qim and Tarxien Temples.
There are many natural wonders; Gozo (called as ‘the land where time stood still’) is the best place to begin this exploration. Then there are the Dingli cliffs, Azure Window, Island of Comino, Ta’ Dgiebi, Honoq ir-Rummien and San Blas Valley. There are plenty of parks and gardens too- Upper Barrakka Gardens, San Anton Gardens, Argotti Garden, St Philip in Floriana, Hastings in Valletta and Palazzo Parisio.
For entertainment and fun there is a variety of options. There are beautiful beaches like Hondoq Bay, San Blas, Ramla Bay and the Golden Bay Beach, which is the best beach in Malta. Enjoy hiking at San Blas, Blue Wall along the Dingli cliffs and the miles of sea cliffs. At night visit any of the pubs, bars, casinos or nightclubs, but the best place to hang-out is La Grotta.
Malta has a Mediterranean climate with hot, sunny and dry summers, warm autumns with frequent rains and cool winters. Winter season, mild and pleasant, is the best time to visit.
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