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How to spend top weekend in Malta Island - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

Red Tower In Malta, even an ordinary excursion available to all travellers can be turned into an unforgettable adventure. A visit to Blue Grotto is available to all guests of the island as part of boat tours, which literally all the cities of Malta offer to travellers. Do you want to make a visit to a unique natural object unforgettable? Go to Blue grotto on foot, a great starting point for a walk will be the bus station of the village Zurrieq . You should walk along the promenade to get to the most beautiful observation deck, which is laid over the valley View Babu. This valley is A part of the reserve, which is home to a rare blue stone thrush. When you almost reach the end of the promenade, you should turn to the right. Then, you should only go down the steps to the Belvedere and enjoy an unforgettable panoramic view of the Blue grotto in an atmosphere of complete privacy.
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Is the main purpose of your holidays in Malta diving? Then be sure to visit Dwejra Bay , which is located on the nearby Gozo island . An important historical landmark-the old tower located here on the hill above the Bay, and next to it you can see another natural wonder- Inland sea. This is the name of a small pond with emerald water, which is formed due to a hole in the rock. This is a unique water reservoir of natural origin and is the goal of many divers in the world.
Another unique attraction that scuba divers can admire is Underwater statue of Madonna. You can see it in the Bay Cirkewwa , here more than 20 years ago at a depth of 18 meters a was placed beautiful statue of Madonna, one of the patrons of the island. Despite the fact that the depth of immersion is quite large, the tour is a nice activity even for beginners. After visiting the statue, those who want to admire unusual sights will be offered to swim to Cirkewwa arch, which attracts divers with its original beauty. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Do you like hiking in interesting and silent places without crowds of tourists? Go to the colourful village Marsaxlokk , it is considered to be the largest fishing village in Malta. Many tourists are attracted to the chic markets where you can buy fresh seafood and other souvenir markets with unique products. Another important symbol of the village is the colourful fishing boats luzzu, which can be seen on the coast. You can make a lot of nice memorable photos with the boats, and for a small fee, even go on one of them.
Old Naval Hospital and Lift, The Grand Harbour, Valletta-Three Cities Would you like to visit Malta's most original gastronomic establishment? Then go to the pizzeria Pizzeria Dell Etna, which is located in Marsascala . This pizzeria is really unique because everyone's favourite Italian delicacy is cooked here in a completely unconventional way for the island-pizza is baked in a wood-fired oven. There are not many forests in Malta, and therefore no one cooks food in restaurants with firewood. The pizzeria is very popular with locals and thanks to the highest quality of food and affordable prices, it is best to book a table in advance.
Malta coastline is the seamless series of picturesque bays and gulfs and there are numerous vast beaches with modern equipment too. There are no poisonous sea creatures or sharp corals and … Open
Wondering where to buy souvenirs? Go to the village of masters Ta Qali Crafts Village and walk through the old hangars, which a few years ago were converted into craft workshops. Here you can buy a lot of incredible jewellery and crafts made of coloured glass, from miniature key chains to huge colourful paintings.
Fort, The Grand Harbour, Valletta-Three Cities, Malta

Tour of the Maltese Caves

There are many caves in Malta. If you go on a tour of any of them you will get the opportunity to feel like a real scientist-speleologist. You should visit the Blue Grotto, for example. It is a magnificent cave with a depth of 80 feet and an arch of perfect shape. You can go on a tour of it by taking a fishing boat. The Blue Grotto is especially beautiful in the morning. Corals and minerals are reflected in its turquoise water at this time.
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Għar Dalam cave is another interesting natural attraction. It served as a home for primitive people. Its depth is 150 meters. It is located behind the building where a small archaeological museum is located. First, you can visit it to see the tools, dishes, and fossilized bones of animals that lived in ancient times. Then you can go to the cave. You will walk up the stairs in the garden. You will be able to walk on wooden bridges once inside Għar Dalam. You will admire the stone vaults.
Fort St. Angelo

Excursions in Malta

If you prefer excursions as active leisure you should rent a yacht at the local yacht club. You can also contact a travel agency. A boat cruise will be arranged for you there. You will be able to choose the travel route on your own. For example, you can go on a harbor voyage or a tour of the Blue Lagoon. But do not forget that the season of sea excursions ends in the last days of September.
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You can explore Malta by rented car or bicycle, regardless of the time of year. A train tour is also waiting for you. Its duration is 30 minutes. If you prefer it you can see the main historical sights. This is the St. Dominic's Monastery, the Greek Gate, and the Roman Villa.
St Pauls Cathedral Mdina

Do Sports on the Coast of Malta

You can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities on the beaches of Malta. You can ride the waves of the Mediterranean Sea on a canoe, Jet Ski, or water ski. You can also take up paragliding or go to a specialized school. You will learn sailing there.
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You will get the opportunity to go surfing, windsurfing, and wakeboarding. Waves reach heights of 1.5 to 2.5 meters on the coast of Malta in spring and autumn. They will be perfect for you if you are a beginner in the conquest of the water element while standing on the board. If you are an extreme surfer you may like waves that are 3 meters high. They appear in winter.
La Valletta

Scuba Diving

Waters of Malta always has good visibility. Therefore, you can get acquainted with the underwater world of the Mediterranean Sea by scuba diving. You will need a diver's certificate to do this. But if you don't have it you can take a course at a local dive school or hire an instructor to make several dives.
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You will be able to choose a dive site that corresponds to your level of training. You will go to see the various inhabitants of the Mediterranean Sea. You can also admire colorful corals and see sunken ships. For example, it is the liner "Karnak", belonging to France, or the submarine X7. It is owned by the United Kingdom.
View of Valletta from Sliema - Marsamxett Harbour

Kayak Tour

You can go on a kayak tour off the coast of Malta. You will get the opportunity to admire the island from the sea during it. Its duration is from 60 minutes to 8 hours. You can choose the bay where the voyage will take place. You can also book a boat tour on your own route. You don't have to worry about your safety, even if it's your first time kayaking. A qualified guide-instructor will accompany you. He will help you if necessary.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Malta Island and surroundings

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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Malta Island
♥   Castle 'Verdala Palace' , 7.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Selmun Palace' , 8.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gran Castello' , 24.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Notable celebrations and festivals in Malta

Local people are very fond of Christmas, preparing for the holiday begins long before December. Cities are decorated with colorful illumination, which look against the backdrop of ancient buildings with centuries-old history is especially spectacular. People decorate their terraces, balconies, facades of houses. The main flower of Christmas is bright poinsettia; they decorate the central streets of Valletta, along with narrow garlands. On the balconies are installed figures of Santa Clauses hanging from the handrails. The cities are filled with colorful expositions of the scene of the birth of Jesus - the den, there are also Christmas concerts. Throughout the festive night, people walk the streets, celebrate, sing, dance and congratulate each other on Christmas. Often they take their children with them, so that they can enjoy the feeling of Christmas magic. … Open
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