Are you planning to visit Malta? Maybe, you’re already here and wondering some interesting things you can do during your holidays here.
If you need an answer to that question you are in the right place.
Here is a list of the top things to do in Malta on your holidays:
Visit the southernmost capital in the EU
Valletta is a world heritage site and the southernmost capital in the EU and it was established in 1566. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes where you can try local food and snacks while admiring this timeless city and all that it has to offer.
Some of the landmarks in Valletta are the Grandmaster’s palace,St John and Co’s Cathedral, Upper Barraka gardens, and the national war museum.
Travel through time in Mdina
Mdina is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. It can trace its origins to the 8th century BC when it was established as a Phoenician colony. Some of the interesting things to see in Mdina are St Paul’s Cathedral and Catacombs, National museum of natural history and the Mdina dungeons.
The Megalithic temples
Ġgantija is the oldest Megalithic temple in Malta. It was built more than 5500 years making it older than the pyramids of Giza and the second oldest existing man-made religious structure in the world (after Gobekli teppe in Turkey). It is a UNESCO world heritage site.
There are roughly 10 other Megalitich temples in Malta. You can visit Heritage Malta to purchase tickets and to find out out more.
Explore marine flora and fauna
Malta has plenty of dive locations where you can see ancient shipwrecks, corals and interesting Mediterranean fish. Snorkeling is also a popular pastime for the locals and the southern coast and St Paul’s bay are perfect locations for this activity.
You can also visit the cabarets and theatres.