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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

Auberge de Castille

One of the original Auberges of Valletta built in the 1570s, each built to house the group of knights of a particular language. The building took on its baroque form during the time of Grand Master Manuel Pinto da Fonseca (1740s). As of 1972, it

Triton Square

Triton Square is the wide open space just outside of the Valletta City Gate, connecting Valletta to Floriana. It has traditionally been a meeting place for those visiting Valletta, having been previously the site of the Valletta Bus Terminus. The Triton Fountain is the centrepiece

Triton Fountain

The Triton Fountain, giving its name to the square where it is located, is a symbol of the entrance to Valletta. It was unveiled in 1959 and remains one of Malta’s most important modernist landmarks. It is a reference to the connection the city, having

Valletta City Gate

The Valletta City Gate is the main entrance to the capital city. It is located in the centre of the land-facing fortifications of the city, and serves as the principal entryway to Valletta for tourists and locals alike. It connects Triton Square to Republic Street.