top tourist attractions in malta

unique sights on the maltese islands

Malta is ranked one of the top attraction locations to visit.

Through its history the Maltese archipelago has been ruled by some of the world’s greatest empires. They all left their mark even more thousands of years before with world remouned temples dated before the pyramids of Egypt.

The Maltese have been shaped into an extremely culturally diverse and historical place to visit.

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Popeye village For A Family Day Out

From a film set transformed to the Popeye Village Team Park. It was created for the 1980 musical production 'Popeye'. Today a major attraction to all family members. Offering summer entertainment like swimming, to Christmas events and to the film set tour.

The Rotunda Xewkija Gozo

Churches are the pride of the local population for many centuries. This church is testimony of this, built very recently started during 1952 and completed in 1978

All by donations from the local population and the locals who live far away as Australia, Canada and Us, all immigrants that are fond of their Gozitan heritage.

wander the streets of The Three cities

The Three cities of Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua, surrounded by massive fortifications. An interesting place to visit for its mix of architectural features, accommodation, dockyards, yacht marinas, splendid walks with Valletta on the other side of the harbour.

swim at St. Peter’s Pool

It is so popular on Instagram that many come here to swim and jump in this clear deep water of St. Peter’s Pool. It is a natural inlet in the southern part of the island, totally uninhabited surroundings. It is one of the most beautiful and stunning natural swimming pools as it is very commonly called.

the fishing village of Marsaxlokk

Marsaxlokk the most important fishing port, attracting many to its original colourfully painted boats. It is an attraction to tourist for being a traditional picturesque village, daily market, great for some of the finest fish restaurants. In the evening you can wall along the promenade in this very quiet village.

swim at the Blue hole

The Blue Hole is a must see for everyone. The Dwejra area is all a special place to visit with its unique archaeology. The Blue Hole is especially great for divers coming from all over Europe. It is all about impressive geological formations in crystal clear water.

visit the Mellieha village

The village of Mellieha in the northern region of the island, the village has a more local feel as it is more paid back surrounded by nature. Here the fins the longest beach Ghadira Bay or Mellieha Bay as many call it. It is a tourist resort with many hotels and apartments for rent, bars, restaurants and local shops to buy your daily needs.

watch the firing of the canon

During the 19th Century when the British ruled over Malta, at noon from the Saluting Battery at the Upper Barrakka Gardens, the whole of Malta used to set it clocks which was accurate to a second. Today the cannons are fired daily and you can be there to witness this event. At 16:00 every day it is repeated, all this is part of a historic enactment.

crystal palace Pastizzi in rabat

The traditional Maltese ‘pastizzi’ with a flavourful fillings and filo-like pastry filled with ricotta or mushy peas.

Although you find them all over the island cooked and warm ready to eat, at Crystal Palace Rabat, just a short distance from Mdina and the Domus Romana, you will witness people buying them all day by both locals and tourists.

the tiny village xlendi

Xlendi Bay was originally a small community fishing village. Its attractiveness has turned the location with hotels and apartments for rent and as residential homes. It is very popular for swimming, diving, restaurants and bars attracting people all year round.

St. Agatha’s Tower – Known as the Red Tower

Saint Agatha's Tower was one of the main defensive bastioned watchtower during the Knights of St. John, built between 1647 and 1649. Great views of the three island open daily during summer 10:00 to 17:00 and winter 10:00 to 16:00.

watch the sunset at Dingli cliffs

One of the very best free attractions is Dingli Cliffs. Here you can do a long walk, savour the beauty of the open sea over the very high cliffs of this part of the island. Experience the sunsets that draw people to see all year round and the best to stay away in the quiet environment from everything that surrounds us today.

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embrace the countryside

The Maltese archipelago attractiveness with its rich heritage and culture with endless trails around its coast leading to historical areas and the many villages across the island. Here we enjoy endless sunshine all through the year. This is what will make you come back time and time again.

the nightlife city of Paceville

Paceville with St. Julian’s area with their vibrant nightlife. A combination of bars and nightclubs, they are open till the early hours. Here you find the largest cinema complex, a bowling arena, a shopping complex, hotels of high standards and an artificial beach a meeting point for foreigners.

Trek to Tal-Mixta Caves on Gozo Island

You can catch great views of Ramla Bay and even Calypso Cave viewpoint across the bay. Many visitors come purposely for this splendid picturesque view. One of the hidden spots within Gozo, an Instagram hit Mixta Cave located in high up on the hills on the north side of the island.

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