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Malta Popular Places to Visit

Ghajn Tuffieha Bay And Gnejna Bay Beaches

For travelers exploring the area by car, it's worth driving two kilometers from Golden Bay to the unspoiled beach at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay. Surrounded by cliffs and sloping hillsides, the beach is accessed by climbing down 200 steps. Ghajn Tuffieha Bay Beach feels secluded in nature, except for the umbrellas and lounge chairs for rent, public restrooms, and a snack bar.

Golden Bay Beach

With its sheltered sandy shores tucked away behind by a mountainous coastline and sloping cliffs, Golden Bay in Northwest Malta is one of the island's prettiest beaches. Golden Bay Beach is easily accessible by car or bus; the bus stop is only a five-minute walk away from the beach. Unlike other beaches in Malta, Golden Bay Beach is far away

Dingli Cliffs

Those who appreciate awe-inspiring coastal scenery should take a short drive or bus ride from the Blue Grotto in Wied iz-Zurrieq to the Dingli Cliffs. The appeal (and the drawback) of this location is its remoteness. The sheer 250-meter Dingli Cliffs plunge dramatically into the Mediterranean Sea, and the sloping hillsides are fertile land used by small farms. The highlight

The Blue Grotto

The Blue Grotto is approached by a winding road on a cliff high above the Mediterranean Sea. The spectacular coastal scenery provides an exciting introduction to the nature site. The breathtaking seaside scenery and limestone caves here are a picture of pure serenity. The water shines a brilliant blue in the sun. According to mythology, the Blue Grotto was home

Saluting Battery

With a great vantage point over Grand Harbour, the Saluting Battery was built by the Knights in the 16th century and used by the British as an artillery battery until the 20th century. Recently restored, you can get a tour around the location and one of the guns located there is fired twice a day, at noon and at 4pm. You

Upper Barrakka Gardens

The Upper Barrakka Gardens is one of the most popular spots in the capital city, from where you can get splendid views out over Grand Harbour. It’s also a great place for a quick drink and a snack at the local kiosk, overlooking the gardens. This location is also an entry point from the harbourside (and its cruise port near the

St. John’s Co- Cathedral

The St. John’s Co-Cathedral is an absolute must visit. Not just for its amazingly beautiful interior and Baroque architecture, but also for the collection of Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) works on display at the museum. The cathedral was built by the Knights of the Order of St. John, who played a hugely important part in Malta’s history, and you will hear stories

Siggiewi Island Of Malta

This traditional Maltese village is in southwestern Malta between Rabat and Marsaxlokk in the fertile Girgenti Valley, which begins near the Dingli Cliffs. At the center of the village, the Church of Saint Nicholas impresses visitors with its Baroque facade created by Lorenzo Gafa in 1693. The church is usually closed except during the annual festival. The Siggiewi Festa (Feast Days),

Fort St. Elmo

Fort St. Elmo is one of the most significant fortifications in the Grand Harbour area. The fort’s predecessor (also referred to as Fort St. Elmo) played a key role in the defeat of the Ottoman army during the Great Siege of Malta in 1565, despite having been reduced to rubble. While the construction of Valletta  started the following year, Fort St.

Manoel Theatre

Notable for its diverse range of plays, the Manoel Theatre is also a huge hit in Malta because of its exceptional design – it really is an architectural gem. With elaborately decorated domed ceilings and rows of boxed seating sporting intricate patterns, it’s truly a place to behold and admire. Don’t forget to look up towards the ceiling! Inside the ornate