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Malta Holidays

An island country in the Mediterranean Sea, Malta consists of seven islands in the archipelago out of which only three are inhabited. The island is a densely populated microstate and is located off the coast of Sicily in Italy from southern Europe. In historical times, the country Malta was seen to be the having a very important role due to its strategic location. Several ancient cultures flourished here like the Phoenicians, Romans, Byzantines, etc. The three largest and inhabited islands are Malta, Ghawdex and Kemmuna make for a great place for traveller on  Malta.

Famous Malta Holidays Attraction

Even though only three islands are inhabited, the place is full of activities and buzz and places to visit. Valletta is the capital of the country. Other cities include Bugibba, Cottonera, Marsaxlokk, Marsaskala, Mgarr, Rabat, etc. Beautiful sandy beaches in Malta are located on the Golden Bay, Mellieha and Ghajn Tiffeiha. Hagar Qim and Mnajdra are located in the south of Malta and are two beautiful temples from  the Stone Age. Seven caves and inlets on the southern side of Malta called as the Blue Grotto are also a place to be visited on  Malta.

Weather in Malta

Since it is located in the Mediterranean Sea, the climate of Malta is typically Mediterranean. The summers are hot and dry whereas the winters are cool, windy and wet. Most rainfall of the total annual precipitation is obtained in the winter season itself. Springs are sunny and autumns are pleasant making them the best times to visit and have a  Malta holidays .

Top Malta Holidays Beaches and Hotels

Ghadira Bay is the most popular of the beaches in Malta. It is a great place for families and also for those who want activities on their  Malta holidays . Another one is the Golden Bay and also the Ghajn Tuffieha Bay are large beaches on west side of the Malta coast. The waters are clear and the sand is gold coloured providing great scenic beauty. Other beaches include Gnejna Bay, Paradise Bay, Gozo-Ramla Bay, etc are other fine beaches present in Malta.

Many amazing places to stay are presnr in Malta and travellers can enjoy complete luxury here. The hotels include the Marina Hotel, Sliema Chalet, Hotel Kennedy Nova, Hotel Roma, Imperial Hotel, Hotel Fortina all in Sliema, Alexandra Hotel and St. George Park Complex in St. Julians, Downtown Hotel in Victoria, British Hotel and Hotel Phoenicia in Valletta and many others.

Shopping Places for Malta Holidays Traveller

Various specialised commodities are avialble in Malta which you can purchase as souvenirs for your  Malta holidays . These include the Maltese Glass which are called Mdina Glass and Imtarfa Glass which are available at the Ta’Qali Craft Village and so is the glassblower. For trendy stuff,  the best place to shop is the Bay Street area. For the traditional sweets on Easter in Malta called as Figolli, the local sweet shops are the best place.

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