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Malta

Welcome to my Malta travel guide!

Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about visiting the island. As a local, I share my top suggestions for things to do, places to stay, food to try, and more. 

So, let’s dive right in!

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Things to know about Malta

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Where to stay in Malta

Sliema

for the nightlife and cafe scene

Valletta

for the culture, history, and wine bars

Birgu

for a quiet, romantic holiday

Bugibba

for the beaches and restaurants

Mosta

for an authentic experience

Recommended hotels in Malta

Julina Boutique Living: a boutique hotel in the heart of Mosta with lush, Baroque-style decor, and a sun terrace.

Casa Cara: a beautiful, traditional house in Birgu, with cosy bedrooms and a spacious roof terrace. 

Soleil B&B: an adults-only B&B in Gozo, housed in a traditional building with a swimming pool. 

Adelphi Boutique Hotel: a beautiful hotel located on a quaint street in Rabat, with a restaurant that serves traditional Maltese food.

Provicario: this B&B is housed in an old building in Victoria (Gozo), and offers stunning view of the citadel.

Casa Ricca: a family-run guesthouse in a restored palazzino in St. Paul’s Bay, with beautifully decorated rooms and a nice garden.

Things to do in Malta

Beautiful beaches

Historical sites

What to eat in Malta

Pastizzi

a savoury pastry filled with ricotta or mushy peas

Rabbit

typically cooked in red wine and garlic, and served with potatoes

Seafood

calamari, octopus, lampuki, tuna, and other local fish

Honey rings

kannoli, imqaret, helwa tat-tork, and other Maltese sweets

What to pack for Malta

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