39 Things to Tick off Your to-do List when You Visit Malta ...

By Neecey

39 Things to Tick off Your to-do List when You Visit Malta ...

Malta (and its two tiny sister islands of Gozo and Comino) is surely the most underrated destination in the Mediterranean. I had the pleasure of visiting a few years ago and would happily go back. It has beauty in abundance - in its geography, history and culture. Malta certainly has no cross to bear when it comes to being a superb holiday destination.

1 Dive into an Open Cave

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Malta's coastline is full of lots of hidden surprises including caves, grottoes and rocky inlets - like this cave on Mellieha

2 Swim with the Locals

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Ignore the tourist areas and head to Ghar Lapsi - it's where the locals love to swim.

3 Walk Ancient Winding Streets

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Mdina is one of the main attractions of the Maltese Islands with Its old & medieval Streets, the baroque cathedral and ancient buildings, ...

4 Visit Popeye Village

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Popeye Village Malta has grown from its days as a film set into one of the major tourist attractions on the Maltese Islands filled with a number of colorful fun activities for all young and young at heart.

5 Look through the Azure Window

The coasts of all of the islands are full of stunning natural sights. This is in Gozo.

6 Admire the Little Boats

Most of the Maltese boats have the all-seeing eye on each side of the front to keep evil spirits at bay.

7 Be Bewildered by the Blueness

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The Blue Lagoon on Comino.

8 Visit the Capital

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Valletta is a fascinating capital city full of wonderful sights.

9 Get Mellow at the Marina

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Vittoriosa Marina in Valletta

10 Admire the Scenery

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The Blue Grotto is one of the most beautiful natural wonders of the Mediterranean.

11 Dig Your Toes in the Sand

Via Ramla Bay, Gozo.
Ramla Bay on Malta

12 Admire the Architecture

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Colorful balconies in Valletta

13 Learn an Amazing Story

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The Malta at War Museum details the incredible defense of the island in World War II where the people held out against a German invasion and earned the George Cross honor from Great Britain.

14 Walk in the Footsteps of Prehistoric Man

Some of the oldest structures in the world are found at Hagar Qim on Malta. The Megalithic temples date from 3500-3200 BCE.

15 Get a Take on a Different Religion

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St. John's Cathedral in Valletta.

16 Scale a Flight of Steps

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St. Ursula Street in Valletta.

17 Take a Boat Trip

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Valletta's Grand Harbor.

18 Walk along the Promenade

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Sliema Bay

19 Go Underground

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St. Paul's Catacombs.

20 See the World's Oldest Structure

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Tarxien - the oldest free standing structure on Earth. Older than the Pyramids - seriously!

21 Be as-salt-ed by Beauty

Via Salt Pools, Gozo, Malta
Salt pools on Gozo.

22 Drink in the View

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Golden Bay, Malta.

23 Visit the President

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The official residence of the Maltese President is the Grandmaster's Palace in Valletta.

24 Discover Your Head for Heights

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Dingli Cliffs. Malta.

25 Head North

Via Mellieha, Malta
Mellieha is a beautiful village at the northernmost tip of the Island of Malta,

26 Tread Ancient Streets

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Rabat on Gozo. There's also a Rabat on Malta.

27 Smell the Flowers

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The promenade of St. Julian's Bay is known for its pretty floral displays.

28 Tread Carefully at an Ancient Burial Site

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The Hypogeum, Hal Saflieni, Unesco World Heritage Site, is the only known prehistoric underground temple in the world.

29 See How the Wind Blows

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The Xarolla Windmill in Zurrieq was built by the Knights of Malta in 1724

30 Celebrate ... Loudly

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The Feast of St. Paul's Shipwreck; Malta; February 10; Paul was shipwrecked off the coast of Malta in A.D. 60.

31 See an Amazing Image Created by Lightening

Via Jesus Tree of Malta
The Jesus Tree of Malta is located right off the main road from Zebbug to the walled city of Mdina, the former home of the Knights Hospitalier.

32 See a Definition of Opulence

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The ballroom at Palazzo Parisio, Naxxar.

33 Find Your Rhythm

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Dancers in traditional costume.

34 Spoil Yourself with a Day in Pretty Bay

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The very lovely seaside resort of Birżebbuġa - known as "Pretty Bay"

35 Find Tranquility in a Green Space

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Lower Barrakka Gardens

36 Wander around a Seriously Old House

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Pallazzo Falson in Mdina dates back to 1233.

37 Immerse Yourself in Maltese Arts

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Malta has an annual Arts Festival (2015 dates - 1st to 15th July)

38 Catch up on 7,000 Years of History

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The National Museum of Archaeology

39 Dive a Shipwreck

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The wreck of the HMS Maori sunk by the German navy in 1942.

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