Top 10 Destinations in Malta
This tiny island might measure only a compact 27kmx14 km, but the island nation is filled with beautiful lagoons and splendid sights that makes it a must visit during holiday destination. If you are planning for a visit to Malta, then here are some of the best tourist spots in the island:
Valleta stands as Europe’s first planned city and is now ranked in the UNESCO’s world heritage list. The city of Valleta is concentrated with historic monuments and the architecture with which the city was built still lay untouched. St. John’s Cathedral, National Museum of Archaeology, Grand Master’s Palace, along with Renzo Piano’s recent additions to the architecture, is some of the best spots to spend you day.
Comino and Blue Lagoon
Blue lagoon is ideally a fantastic wide open lagoon that contains a base of white sand and rock in it. The lagoon is ideal for visitors who love swimming. Blue lagoon is ideally located near an undeveloped island named Comino. In case you are a lover of Robinson Crusoe, then Comino will thrill you to the core.
Three cities, Hypogeum and Tarxien temple
Three cities is a collection of three towns namely: Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua. The best method to get around this town is to hire a water boat. Vittoriosa provides you with the most interesting experience along with huge line of streets and restaurants that offer specialized Maltese dishes. Moving ahead from Vittoriosa lie the ancient Hypogeum and is located near to Paola. Hypogeum is preserved with caverns carved out of rocks that are almost 5000 years old. Your journey for the day is over by paying a visit to Tarxien temples.
Marsaxlokk is a fishing harbour with brightly painted boats and bunch of fisherman carrying their tasks. The harbour witnesses the biggest market day on Sundays where fishermen comes to sale off baby sharks to oysters. Marsaxlokk also has restaurants that offer visitors with some of the best Maltese fish dishes.
Mdina and Rabat
Mdina offers you with an Arabic feeling citadel. You get to see golden stone walls and a view of majestic mansions and convents. The restaurants that are hanging on the city walls offers visitors with the finest dining experience. Rabat on the other hand is a suburb and is inspired from a small town that lies out Mdina. Rabat offer the view of an excavated Roman villa along with array of catacombs.
Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Temple
If you are interested in visiting historic spots, then Hagar Qim and Mnajdra is your best choice. It has large choice of prehistoric temples that are ideally located above the cliff, along with a museum that only adds up to its beautiful aura. Also, you can take a boat trip across the Blue Grotto that is extended across the Mediterranean.
People who love fantasy and story books will sure fall in love with Gozo. It is one of the must see destination in Malta. You can explore through the capital Victoria, go on a journey to the historic temples and also pay a visit to the small town Xaghra.
Sliema and St Julian’s
How could you miss the bars and pubs that Maltese has to offer? The best place to chill out while on a trip to Malta is Sliema. The skimpy beaches along with party clubs will let you make the best of the trip. St Julian’s too offer its visitors with the best of boozing experience.
Malta’s peachiest option and one among the best holiday spot is the Gold Bay beach. Visitors can go on a boat trip, windsurf, or even go with an adventurous skiing too. Do not forget to hire a boat and go on a visit to hidden beaches and sea caves in the island.
A narrow road runs along the cliff and you could also see the landmass that drops 220M into the water. Just like any other Malta spots, you get to experience the best of lunching experience and also take a trip to experience the mystery of Clapham Junction.