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    An island nation within the Mediterranean Sea just south of Sicily, Italy, the country of Malta is actually an archipelago, although only three of the largest islands are inhabited: Malta, Gozo, and Comino. The country has been heavily influenced by North Africa and Arabic cultures over the years, although there is a hint of Sicilian that weaves throughout as well, and there are few countries in the world which combine such an abundance of history, architecture, cultural, and ethnic diversity into such a tiny area.

    From the Neolithic temples to the ancient ruins showcasing such influences as Greek, Phoenician, Roman, Arabian, Norman, French, British, and beyond, the islands have a rich history dating back over the centuries, with prehistoric ruins dating back to the 4th millennium B.C. The country is a recent addition to the European Union, having just gained official membership in 2004. It was a colonial part of the British Empire until 1964, when it gained its independence. As a Mediterranean island the culture, the climate, and the cuisine are all typical of the region.

    Public transportation is reliable, but extremely expensive. Your best bet for traveling to the island is to either rent a car or a scooter/moped, as taxis can tear into your budget quickly. Since the islands are so small, it's fairly easy to get around. The easiest way to get between the islands is via the ferries, which run every 45 minutes like clockwork, even in the winter. The official language is English, although Italian is fairly understood, and the locals also speak Maltese, which is an odd blend of Arabic, Italian, Hebrew, and Amharic. While there is official Maltese cuisine, most of the food you will come across is distinctly Mediterranean.

    Malta is the perfect place to experience a quiet Mediterranean holiday. The islands are safe and easy to traverse, meaning they are perfect for all levels of travelers. Summer months are exceptionally hot, so if you aren’t a beach-fiend who thrives on scorching temperatures, avoid the summer months when the temperatures are at their highest.
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    • Villa Bologna
      7.85 Km from Malta
      Villa Bologna is a Maltese stately home, in the village of Attard in the central district of Malta. Built in opulent Baroque style, Villa Bologna has been called “the most beautiful 18th century country house to be built for a Maltese family” and “of similar grandeur to the finest palaces on the island”. Villa Bologna is as interesting for its history as it is remarkable for the beauty of its architecture and gardens, which, together with the neighbouring San Anton Gardens, are the largest histo...
    • Savio College, Dingli
      7.91 Km from Malta
      Savio College is a boys' secondary, church school. It is situated in the west of Malta, in the picturesque village of Ħad-Dingli. The Salesians of Don Bosco run this school. The school is called Savio College for one of Don Bosco's students, St. Domenic Savio.
    • Battle of Malta
      9.02 Km from Malta
      The Battle of Malta took place on 8 July 1283 in the entrance to the Grand Harbour, the principal harbor of Malta, when a galley fleet commanded by Roger of Lauria defeated a fleet of Angevin galleys commanded by William Cornut and Bartholomew Bonvin. Cornut was killed.
    • St Philip's Hospital
      10.81 Km from Malta
      St Philip's Hospital was a 100-bedded capacity hospital located in Santa Venera.
    • Le Meridien St. Julians Hotel & Spa
      10.90 Km from Malta
      Le Meridien St. Julian's Hotel & Spa is one of the 5 star hotels located on the Maltese Islands. The Hotel was built in 2006, on the grounds of a 19th-century Villa. The premises of the Hotel are situated across the promenade of Balluta Bay. Le Meridien St. Julian's Hotel & Spa is part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and offers 5 star accommodation with 276 contemporary guests rooms. Its available outlets are The Scirocco Restaurant (Buffet Restaurant) The Villa Brasserie (A L...
    • St James Capua Hospital
      11.83 Km from Malta
      St James Capua Hospital, or Saint James Hospital Sliema, started out in 1996 as the Capua Palace Hospital. In 2002 it was taken over by the Saint James Hospital Group, which owns other hospitals in Malta, Libya and Hungary. It is an 80 bed unit in Sliema, Malta. The hospital occupies part of the former "Capua Palace" building (Palazzo Capua),[1] built over 200 years ago. It is a private hospital offering a very broad range of services, and is very strong in the field of obstetrics and ...
    • Central Bank of Malta
      12.96 Km from Malta
      The Central Bank of Malta (Maltese: Bank Ċentrali ta’ Malta) was established on 17 April 1968. In May 2004, when Malta joined the European Union, it became an integral part of the European System of Central Banks. It was responsible for, amongst other things, issuing Maltese lira banknotes and coins, before Malta adopted the euro in 2008 and the Bank became part of the Eurosystem. The Central Bank of Malta Act was originally published by means of Act XXXI of 1967. It has been amended a number of...
    • Valletta Waterfront
      13.06 Km from Malta
    • St. John's Co-Cathedral
      13.13 Km from Malta
      St. Johns Co-Cathedral (Maltese: Kon-Katidral ta’ San Ġwann), located in Valletta, Malta, was built by the Knights of Malta between 1573 and 1578, having been commissioned in 1572 by Grand Master Jean de la Cassière as the conventual church of the Order of the Knights Hospitaller of St John, known as the Knights of Malta. The Church was designed by the Maltese military architect Glormu Cassar (Girolamo Cassar) who designed several of the more prominent buildings in Valletta. The church is consid...
    • Casa Rocca Piccola
      13.28 Km from Malta
      Casa Rocca Piccola is a 16th-century palace in Malta, and home of the noble de Piro family. It is situated in Valletta, the capital city of Malta. There are daily tours.

    Points of Interest near Malta

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    • Triq Santu Wistin
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      Triq Santu Wistin, San Ġiljan, Malta
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      194, Main Street, St Julian's, Malta
    • Sliema

      Sliema is located on the east coast of Malta approximately 5km from Valletta. Alternatively it is also accessible by ferry from Valletta. Sliema has been a major coastal resort based in Malta and carries a huge housing area in the combination with big shopping places.

      A broad promenade known as The Strand has magnificent views of Valletta across the water.

      There are no special sand beaches in Malta but yes, you can call that place a ‘beach’ that connects you to the harbor or sea front.

      Various boat trips leave from the bay area to tour around the Grand Harbour, and also a number of hop on/off sightseeing buses leave from the main area to all areas of the island.

      Sliema's nightlife is relaxed with a cosmopolitan feel.

      Sliema, Malta
    • Malta International Airport
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      Malta International Airport Luqa LQA 4000, Malta
    • Gozo
      Gozo is the small island 6km off the coast of Malta. Access can be made using the Gozo Channel ferry which departs from Cirkewwa on mainland Malta to Mgarr on Gozo. Ferrys run approximately every 45 mins and the journey takes between 20 - 25 minutes depending on weather conditions. Alternatively you can take a trip on the seaplane.

      Farming and fishing is the main activity of the islanders and the majority of Gozo's villages are set on hilltops leaving the slopes and valleys for the cultivation of fruit and vegetables.

      Tourists mainly arrive for the day and take in the sights of The Citadel, the Temples of Ggantija, The Azure Window, Inland sea and the fishing villages of Marsalforn and Xlendi.

      Development has been discreet and the majority of the island remains unspoilt.
      Gozo, Malta

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    Graphic showing average weather in Malta in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan 12.8 102 55 40.2
    Feb 12.8 70.6 55 27.8
    Mar 13.8 48 56.8 18.9
    Apr 15.9 26.8 60.6 10.6
    May 18.9 12.2 66 4.8
    Jun 22.9 3.2 73.2 1.3
    Jul 25.6 0.1 78.1 0
    Aug 26.1 7 79 2.8
    Sep 24.2 39 75.6 15.4
    Oct 21.3 90 70.3 35.4
    Nov 17.5 97 63.5 38.2
    Dec 14.3 113.7 57.7 44.8

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