Holidays to Malta
Show-stopping moments await!
There's a reason Malta invites almost 500,000 British tourists every year. The daydream-worthy destination doesn't hide the fact that it’s an epitome of variety. From the gin-clear waters that glisten under the sun to contemporary masterpieces and prehistoric sites that make your jaw drop, this small yet magnificent archipelago will never cease to amaze you.
Is Malta on the UK travel corridor list?
While Malta is noticeably absent from the UK travel corridor list, it is open to British tourists.In accordance with the last official update, all passengers from the UK must produce negativePolymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test taken no more than 72 hours before travel. In addition, passengers will also be subject to a PCR test on arrival and a compulsory 14-day quarantine.
Is travel insurance important when visiting Malta?
It is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check if it gives sufficient cover. If you do not, then you might be liable for the expenses you incur on your trip, which might include coronavirus-related events as well. If you are choosing a new policy, make sure you check how it covers these issues.
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The 20 must-visit places of Malta!
St. John's Co-Cathedral
St John's Co-Cathedral, one of the most beautiful cathedrals in all of Europe built as a church for the Knights of St John. Today it is a significant monument of this small Mediterranean island's fascinating history. The Co-Cathedral is home to one of Michelangelo's most significant works, 'The Beheading of St John the Baptist'. It holds impressive Baroque frescos, ornate marble floors, three-dimensional statues, and carved stone walls plus vaulted ceilings.
National War Museum
The National War Museum in Valletta lies inside the iconic Fort St. Elmo, a fascinating area that features more attractions within the fort. The museum gives insight on the actions that led to multiple wars, and it highlights its local and global consequences. It also shows the islands' detailed military history and also includes exhibitions detailing the military history. The artefacts on display include old uniforms, medals, road signs, munitions, and original footage and photos.
The Barraka Gardens
Beautifully nestled within Valletta's eastern harbour walls, the Barrakka Gardens is one of thecity's top attractions that keeps drawing in visitors and locals alike. The shaded gardens are ideal for relaxing, and it's assembled around a fountain, with statues, and colonnaded terraces that offer panoramic views over Malta's Grand Harbour. Once used as a retreat for the Knights of the Italian langue, Barrakka Gardens today is one of the country's most beautiful public gardens.
The Manoel Theatre
The Manoel Theatre is an ancient monument of significant cultural value and the most important performing arts venue in Malta and is the oldest fully functional theatre in Europe. The small but pristine theatre has an opulent and long interesting history. With its pale blue trompe-l'oeil ceiling, grand chandelier, and flawless acoustics, the theatre extends a magical performance with productions such as ballets, and operas, and providing a wonderful experience to the viewer.
The Tarxien Temples is one of the largest and most elaborate ancient sites in Malta. These temples of the bronze era are recorded as part of 'The Megalithic Temples of Malta' in the World Heritage List, comprising of structures from different periods. The highly decorated temple has some of the most fascinating stone-work with spiralling designs chiselled into the stone. While the structures are impressive, the reliefs and stone carvings sets this site apart.
The Hal-Saflieni Hypogeum is one of the best-preserved sites, and recognized as an important prehistoric monument in the world. This subterranean structure attests to the aesthetic and architectural achievements of Malta's Neolithic society. This age-old underground burial chamber on the island of Malta is one of the first and most famous of such intricate systems, found in an underground network of alcoves and passageways carved into soft Globigerina limestone, three miles from Valletta.
St Peter's Pool
St. Peter's Pool is one of the most stunning and remarkable natural swimming pools in Malta. The water at St. Peters Pool is crystal clear with striking hues of azure blue-greens and is abundant in marine life. It is a very popular spot that offers excellent opportunities for snorkelling, swimming and relaxing. The flat rocks surrounding St Peter's Pool provide perfect sunbathing areas, and the high rocks offer some shade from the intense Maltese sun.
Ghar Dalam Cave
Ghar Dalam Cave is a significant discovery of the earliest evidence of human settlement in Malta. The site consists of a cave and a museum. The dark cave contains the fossil bones of dwarf elephants, hippopotami, micro-mammals, birds and prehistoric man. Today, it supportsa unique ecosystem for various animal species. It hosts exhibits of semi-fossilized bones mounted on wooden boards displayed in Victorian style and bears information of life on earth.
The stunning Blue Grotto is a network of unique caves and one of the most extraordinary sites, settled on the outskirts of Zurrieq in the south part of Malta. The sky reflects off the white sandy shore under the caves, resulting in vibrant and striking azure blue waters. Plus, the walls of the cave mirror the brilliant colours of the underwater flora, that offers a mesmerizing scene of gorgeous light and colours.
Hagar Qim in Malta is an impressive archaeological site that is still very well preserved and amasterpiece of prehistoric masonry that can leave you truly awe-inspired. These remarkable, unique, and ancient temples sit on cliffs just above the temple of Mnajdra, in Qrendi on the west side of the island. This UNESCO World Heritage Site allows you to discover the historyof the Megalithic history of these religious monuments, and enjoy a fantastic view.
The Dingli Cliffs are located off the village of Dingli, on the Western coast of Malta. Staged at the highest point of the Maltese Islands, it offers gorgeous views of the Mediterranean Sea.The majestic cliffs propose a beautiful sight that overlooks the small terraced fields below theopen blue sea, and a small uninhabited island. On the edge of the cliffs is a tiny chapel marking the highest point on the Maltese Islands.
Mdina Gate is one of the most popular sites in Malta and is the main gate into the city. It is a significant UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a castle like appearance and undeniable fairy-tale charm. Mdina is a small town that sits high on a hill overlooking several islands of Malta.It's rich in history and surrounded by tall bastion outposts. It's and filled with ancient buildings that have been well-preserved and maintained throughout the years.
The mosaic pavements in the Domvs Romana at Rabat are among the finest and oldest mosaic compositions in the world. The rich and sumptuously decorated townhouse of the Roman period offers the best features of stunning mosaics. The beautiful pavement of the central courtyard is the most emblematic of the entire site. The best tradition of Hellenistic visual culture, combined with the intricate details and technique, is undoubtedly the best of Hellenistic mosaic art.
St Paul's Catacombs
St Paul's Catacombs in Rabat is a labyrinth of underground tombs that contains several tombsand artefacts. This fascinating archaeological treasure is a great place to visit and perfect to conquer a whole new world of Malta's underground. The catacombs are a fascinating networkof tunnels and chambers, adorned with pillars made to resemble the painted Doric columns. The Catacombs offer important insight into cultures that helped mould Malta into what it is today.
The ever so famous Popeye village, the Disneyland of Malta, is a world where you can relive your childhood. This is the original film set of the Popeye musical and an exciting attraction complete with Popeye, Olive Oyl, and the crew. Popeye's village welcomes visitors with entertainment by the iconic comic characters, Popeye the sailor, his beloved Olive Oyl, and his arch-enemy Captain Bluto as you approach the village from the cliffs above.
The Red Tower
The dramatic Red Tower, more commonly known as Saint Agatha's Tower, is located in the north near the quaint town of Mellieha, it is a must-visit site while at Malta. The tower is roosted on the Marfa Ridge's crest and has outstanding and unobstructed views of the Mediterranean Sea, Gozo, and Comino. The Red Tower is a large bastioned lookout tower named after the Grand Master of the Knights of Malta at the time.
Malta National Aquarium
The Malta National Aquarium is the ideal spot to have a good time for the entire family. It's the only aquarium around where visitors can expect to have fun and education. You can find the unique starfish-shaped Aquarium at Ta' Fra Ben, at the northern tip of Qawra. See all the colourful corals and fish that swims off Malta's beautiful coastline and find special displays that elaborate the surrounding seas' interesting stories inside the aquarium.
Comino's Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon in Malta is located on the beautiful island of Comino, Malta's smallest inhabited island. This hidden gem in Malta is a bucket-list destination renowned for its impeccable beauty, crystal clear turquoise waters, rough boulders, and cliffs. The Blue Lagoon sits in a perfect location, and tourists absolutely love this area, especially to enjoy a sunny day on the beach. The Blue Lagoon is suitable for strolls, swimming, relaxing, and fantastic photography.
The beautiful salt pans of Marsalforn are located on the island of Gozo, Malta. These precise,rock-cut salt pans create an intriguing pattern that mimics a chessboard with shiny reflections in the salty water. It is a transfixing landmark and of essential importance in sustaining ancient trade and skill, while ingathering Gozo's necessary natural raw materials, the salt. It isa great place to learn the long history of producing salt and fantastic photo opportunities.
The Blue hole Gozo
The Blue Hole is any divers' dream, and it is a must-visit for those who want to get the best experience out of Gozo and Malta! Premised on the west part of Gozo, divers can witness the mind-blowing power of the winds and water that carved awe-inspiring rock formations of limestone cliffs for a considerable number of years! Swim through, arches, drop-offs, and chimneys of the Blue Hole, which will definitely leave long-lasting memories.