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With over 3 000 hours of sunshine each year, Malta is the sunniest holiday destination in Europe. When the rest of Europe is recovering from winter or suffering from heavy autumn rain, the crystal-clear waters and the rugged, yet beautiful nature of Malta are at their finest.

Malta is a versatile travel destination with ancient history and fine sandy beaches within close distances to each other.

About Malta

Destination guides in Malta

Bugibba is a holiday destination in the northern part of the country’s main island. The best Maltese beaches are situated close to Bugibba.

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Comino is a small island between Malta and Gozo and a nice day trip destination from either of the islands. There’s one very good reason to visit Comino: the Blue Lagoon between two islands with crystal-clear water and white sand.

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Gozo is a smaller, less busy and more idyllic version of the main island Malta. Gozo, which is situated north of Malta, contains various types of attractions from ancient fortified towns to beach destinations. The island is suitably small to include several destinations into a one-day trip. Several destinations combined is also the best way the get the most out of the visit to the island.

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“The Silent City” Mdina, encircled by medieval walls, is the former capital of Malta and typically a day trip destination. While it doesn’t take long to explore Mdina, neighboring Rabat has plenty of additional attractions to explore, such as the famous catacombs. Therefore, you could easily spend a couple of days in the area.

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Sliema is the center of business activities with excellent shopping possibilities. Considering its prime location, Sliema has good and affordable hotel selection.

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Paceville, a district in St Julian’s, is the party center of Malta. The party people are typically rather young of age, and parties go on until morning. Nonetheless, St. Julian’s may suit other types of visitors as well, since outside partying, there’s plenty of other things to do, ranging from water sports to restaurant services.

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The capital of Malta is an excellent destination all year round. Valletta contains different historic attractions within minutes from each other on foot. Maltese architecture is at its best in Valletta.

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A short guide to the best sandy beaches in Malta. Photos, a map and basic information.

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