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A Photogenic Archipelago

Today, Instagram is the hotspot for posting your travel photos to share them with the world. Malta has some incredible spots where you can capture the perfect Instagram photos of Malta.

Top locations we recommend for stunning photos are Mdina, Valletta, Marsaxlokk, stunning views from high points across the island, Comino as well as the island of Gozo.

Below are some of the top Instagram spots on the island together with a Google Map at the end of this guide pin pointing their exact locations.

Instagram Spots in Malta.

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blue mdina door & Bougainvillea

The spot is probably one of the most Instagrammable spots on the entire island. Located in the heart of Mdina, this is just an ordinary building but with a touch of beauty. The Bougainvillea and Blue Door is what makes the photo spike.

St. Lucy Street Valletta

A magnificent street in Valletta that regularly gets decorated depending on the occasion. The one below was taken during the Christmas season as well as when the FIFA World cup was taking place. Plenty of people take the opportunity to snap a shot to post to the Instagram World.

Related Page: Check Out Other Valletta Malta Photos

popeye village malta

The Popeye Village which is located in Mellieha, is a set that was used in the film Popeye in the 1980. You can take photos either from the cliffs opposite the village or you can also enter the village by purchasing a ticket.

blue grotto malta

The Malta Blue Grotto, is a natural attraction on the southern side of the island in Wied Iz-Zurrieq. The grotto can be visited by a small boat trip which leaves on a regular basis. The photo below is snapped from above the cliffs overlooking the entrance of the Blue Grotto Malta cave.

iconic fishing luzzu boat

The iconic boat can be found all around the island especially at the Marsaxlokk fishing village. This boat is an iconic Maltese fishing boat with very bright and distinct colours which you can see from a long distance away. Capture a photo of one of these boats and if you are lucky you might find one with locals doing their fishing.

photo of mdina gate malta

The Mdina Gate is one of the most popular gates in Malta. It is the entrance to the Silent City of Mdina. With it beautiful architecture and surroundings why stay back from capturing a stunning moment that turns into a memory.

Related Page: A Selection of Mdina in Malta Day Photos

the blue lagoon in malta

Hopping to the island of Comino is another location where you can take hundreds of photos with the magnificent crystal-clear turquoise waters, white sand beaches, and stunning natural scenery. There is no better place to take a photo than at the Blue Lagoon, one of the most popular attractions in the archipelago.

Related Page: A Selection of Comino Photos

view of valletta from sliema

To capture an exceptional shot of the skyline of Valletta, there is no better place than from Sliema. Along the long promenade stretching from Sliema to Ta' Xbiex there are plenty of different angles to capture the beauty of the outside of the capital city. The waters and boats that separate Sliema and Valletta together with the beige buildings of the capital, make the images look more stunning.

birgu street

Birgu is one of the Three Cities which are located in the south side of the island. This city is full of unique and windy streets, but this just ticks all boxes. From the vibrant colours, to the old buildings and atmosphere, these surroundings make taking an image worth while.

lower barrakka gardens

The Lower Barrakka Gardens is a public park inside the capital city Valletta. It offers stunning views of the Grand Harbour as well as the Three Cities. Many tourists come here for memorable photos. The garden is open and free to the public.

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