Malta is a small island in the heart of the Mediterranean. Just south of Sicily, it’s a microcosm of the Mediterranean world with a mix of southern European and North African cultures. The island boasts natural beauty, unique history, and a thriving nightlife scene.

Scuba diving is one of the main reasons so many people visit the island. It offers a chance to see unique colorful marine life and the clear blue waters make it idea. Water sports are also popular. Malta offers jet skiing, parasailing, pedalos, speed boats, and more.

There are a number of waterparks that are great for families or adults of all ages.The golden sandy beaches of Malta, along with its warm Mediterranean climate, make it ideal for swimming and sunbathing. Its warm year-round temperatures keep tourists from colder countries coming. Aside from its beaches, it also has caves located all over the island and hiking trails.

Malta is a country with a unique history. It has been populated since prehistoric times and ancient temples such as Tarxien, Ggantija, and Hypogeum are even older than Egypt’s Great Pyramids. Museums and cathedrals all over the island present a glimpse at its long history.

Shopping in Malta is another reason visitors come. Markets sell local crafts such as textiles, metal works, ceramics and jewelry. It also has its own cheese and fruits.

All kinds of food can be found on Malta, but it’s particularly known for its Italian cuisine. Aside from world-class fare, you can also try local specialties like ‘Maltese rabbit.’

The island is known for its nightlife as well as its exceptional beauty. There are bars, pubs, and dance clubs of all types located in the larger cities of the island and prices are low by EU standards.

For such a small island country, Malta offers a great deal of variety. Visitors can experience the vibrant city life of Mdina and the capital city of Valetta, as well as the small rural towns and quaint fishing villages. The nearby slightly more rural island of Gozo also offers much to do.

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