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Saint Paul’s Tower

Saint Paul’s Tower is a defensive tower, often referred to as Ta’ Bettina Tower or Delimara Tower. It is adjacent to the Chapel of Saint Paul’s Shipwreck. A notable feature of the tower is the “gallariji tal-misħun”, small openings around the tower’s upper floors designed

Chapel of Saint Paul’s Shipwreck

Saint Paul’s Chapel is a small rural chapel along the road from Xrobb l-Għaġin and Munxar Point. It overlooks an area full of scenic viewpoints and is adjacent to Saint’ Paul’s Tower. Records show that the chapel was built in 1740.

Il-Qaliet

As St Julian’s continues to become ever more urbanised, multicultural and modern, it is interesting to look back at its roots. The area now referred to as the St Julian’s and Sliema front, often bustling with tourists along the promenade, used to be referred to

Imġarr ix-Xini Pumping Station

A short walk up Imġarr ix-Xini Valley from the bay of the same name lies a remnant of 18th Century Engineering. This is the Imġarr ix-Xini Pumping Station, which used to serve the villages surrounding Imġarr with fresh water in a time when Gozo when

How easy is it to visit Gozo?

Gozo is very accessible from Malta via a ferry service from the northern-most point of Malta, Ċirkewwa (it is part of the Mellieħa locality). There are direct bus routes (at no extra fee) from the Valletta and other localities to the Ċirkewwa ferry terminal. The

Where is the best place to stay in Malta?

Traditionally, the “tourist” part of Malta has been Saint Julians and Sliema, which is the area in which there is the most concentration of 5-star hotels. Given the small distances between the villages in the country (non-locals would not know that by crossing the street

When is the best time to visit Malta?

Between May and September, the temperatures will soar and the beaches will get more crowded, partying and nightlife will be in full swing and each village will have its own traditional “festa”. During late September and October, the heat starts becoming more bearable but also

Localities of Malta

Malta is the main island where the majority of the population lives and works. Gozo is a smaller island, rich with its own character, customs and way of life. Comino’s population has been dwindling for generations and currently only a single native family inhabits it,

Munxar Point

Munxar Point, or “il-Ponta tal-Munxar” is the headland between Saint Thomas Bay (in Marsaskala) and Xrobb l-Għaġin (in Marsaxlokk). It features steep white cliffs on both sides along which a winding footpath allows for scenic views. Small inlets are also popular with swimmers, snorkelers and

Portomaso Business Tower

Built in 2001, Portomaso Business Tower stands to represent Malta’s modern business outlook. It has been the highest building in Malta ever since its completion and boasts some of the best office space on the island. It is 97.54m tall with 23 floors, and includes