Quick And Simple Guide For Your Next Holiday To Malta

Quick and Simple Guide for Your Next Holiday to Malta

Malta, south of Italy, offers a near-perfect climate with year-round sunshine. Despite its small size (27km long and 14.5km wide), the island offers a wealth of family-friendly activities. For British holidaymakers, the fact that almost everyone speaks English fluently is a major draw. If Malta is on your radar for your next holiday, here are some compelling reasons to give it a try.

Explore the Islands History During Your Next Holiday to Malta

Spend time in Malta and you'll learn about the Vikings and the islands previous rulers. There are plenty of historic sites and museums to visit. Two of the most visited include the National Museum of Archaeology and the Maritime Museum. Malta's most visited city is the capital Valetta. The narrow streets and charming houses are a sight to behold. Located near to Valetta are three historically important cities. The fortified cities of Birgu, Cospicua, and Sendlea have experiences available that will fuel the imagination.

Enjoy a Variety of Dining Experiences as Part of Your Next Holiday to Malta

Maltese cuisine is pretty unique, influenced as it is by some of the neighbouring countries and civilisations that have occupied it. Whatever your taste or preference, most appetites will be satisfied by the food that includes influences from Greece, Italy and Arabian countries. Popular dishes include:
  • Ħobż biż-żejt – bread with tomato paste
  • Ġbejniet – Maltese olives
  • Aljotta – fish stew

Fun for All the Family

There's fun for all the family on the island of Malta. Visit some of the locations where Game of Thrones was filmed. Mdina, Malta's old capital and silent city, has a culture that dates back for than 4000 years. A film set built in 1980, known as the Popeye Village, is another fun attraction worth visiting. It was originally built as a film set for the film, but has been revamped into an exciting tourist attraction. Kids can enjoy pools, comic museum, mini-golf course, water games and animation shows.

Plenty of Opportunities for Water Adventures

Malta is an island and as you might expect, there are plenty of opportunities for water activities. One of the best ways to explore the area is on a boat. Take a trip across the water to one of the nearby islands. It's up to you how fast you get there with a powerboat, jet ski and cruise boat being just a few of the options. Blue Grotto is another location worth visiting. Take the opportunity to swim under the arches or enjoy a boat ride through a natural series of caves. One further activity worth mentioning is the scuba diving experiences that take you to see the Maltese reefs, caves and wrecks and more. There's certainly a lot to offer anyone who wants to visit the island of Malta. Families, single people, couples, both old and young are certain to have a great time. It might be small, but don't think that means it's lacking in any way.