It might be a small island, but it has a large history. Megalithic temples, the knights of St. John, WWII are just some of the subjects in history that shaped modern day Malta. This island might just be the place in Europe where history is so incredibly tangible. Make sure to be enriched by it all.
Look out for the well known arts and crafts you’ll find all over the island like Maltses lace, Maltese crosses, silverware and canework. Or take ride over the 17 mile long island to get you from one place to the other while enjoying the iconic coastline of the island.
Capital of Malta: Valletta
Language: Maltese – English
Number of inhabitants: +/- 450.000 inhabitants
Payment: Creditcard is widely accepted.
Taxi’s: Official taxi’s are usually white and have a taxi sign on their roof. Taxi’s are rather cheap and usually about 26 euro per hour. Check out the page on Valletta and find out the taxi prices and tours.
Public Transport: Malta is rather small and so taking public transport from point A to B is a good idea.
Hop on hop off busses are widely available, but make sure you pick a good company.
The port of call most visited and almost exclusively visited is Valleta. Click on the photo underneath to get all your port information.