One of the warmest, friendliest countries in Europe it has everything from eco-credentials and awe-inspiring scenery to world-class art and fantastic food. So where should you go and what should you do for an unforgettable Maltese experience?
Almost right in the centre of the Mediterranean, Malta has 3000 hours of sunshine a year and temperatures of 20˚C in late autumn.
It’s one of the smallest countries in the world but has three World Heritage sites including the entire historic centre of the capital city, Valletta.
You can fly direct from London to Malta in three hours, all-year-round.
Many of Malta’s range of 4 and 5-star family resorts are Eco-Certified.
In 2018, Valletta was the European Capital of Culture.
There are over a dozen islands in the Maltese archipelago but only three are inhabited: Malta, Gozo and Comino.
Malta is home to five European Destinations of Excellence – Nadur, Santa Lucija, Melliefia, Senglia and Gharb.
Both Malta and Gozo have bus services with over 80 routes across the islands from early in the morning until 11pm. There are regular car ferries between Malta and Gozo, a range of water taxis and a small passenger ferry for Comino. It’s also a wonderful country to cycle and there are bike hire companies in Valletta and a Hertz Bike Hire in the airport arrival hall.