Malta is one of those travel destinations that, for many that don't have access from Europe, registers at the top of the list for places to visit. Cruises, many UNESCO World Hertiage sites and investments in tourism have made it a popular destination with thousands unloading from ships daily in the port of Valletta. Our image gallery below from a visit to the island in 2018 provides over 30 amazing reasons why it should be included on your list.
Travel to Malta for a destination that will satisfy your wanderlust for ancient civilizations, intricate architecture and a culture rich with history. Malta, located in the Mediterranean Sea, just south of Sicily and north of Africa, is actually an archipelago of three islands. Besides Malta, there is Gozo and Comino, both smaller than the main island but with their own rich and ancient history and epic scenery. It has a long history spanning centuries of colonial occupation, from the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs and France to Britain in more recent times.