Category: Malta

Top 10 things to see and do in Valletta, Malta; Sneha Chakraborty; The Travel Magazine

A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Valletta, finest natural harbours in the Med, classic opera in one of the oldest theatres in Europe.

Source: Top 10 things to see and do in Valletta, Malta

Malta to Host USTOA Spring 2022 Out-Of-Country Board Meeting; Linda Hohnholz; eTurbo News

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At a dinner held at the 2021 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace on December 7 in San Diego, California, it was announced that Malta, originally selected as the host destination for United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) annual Out-of-Country Board Meeting pre-Covid, will host the meeting now rescheduled for May 2022 at the Corinthia Palace Hotel.

Source: Malta to Host USTOA Spring 2022 Out-Of-Country Board Meeting

Discovering Malta and the Adriatic on the Viking Venus; Bart Beeson; Travel Weekly

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For Torstein Hagen, chairman of Viking Cruises, there were several reasons to choose Malta as the embarkation point for three of the line’s ships this summer. High on that list was the fact that Malta is such a unique destination.

Source: Discovering Malta and the Adriatic on the Viking Venus

Heritage Malta celebrates European Heritage Days; Times of Malta

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Source: Heritage Malta celebrates European Heritage Days 

Heritage Malta voices concern about effects of proposed solar farm on Ta’ Ħaġrat site; The Malta Independent

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Heritage Malta is voicing its concern with regard to the effects of a proposed solar farm in Triq San Pietru, Mġarr, on rain catchment in the vicinity of the Ta’ Ħaġrat archaeological site.

Source: Heritage Malta voices concern about effects of proposed solar farm on Ta’ Ħaġrat site – The Malta Independent

The best temples in Malta: what not to miss; Juliet Rix; Bradt Guides

Malta’s temples are unique: some of the oldest stone buildings in the world and by far the most sophisticated for their time.

Source: The best temples in Malta: what not to miss | Bradt Guides

The Megalithic Temples of Malta; Ollie Wells; Ancient Encyclopaedia

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Best of Malta: Our top 7 child-friendly heritage wonders; The Malta Independent

There are plenty of temple ruins around the Maltese islands, but six, in particular, are listed in the Unesco World Heritage Site list. These are Ġgantija, Ħaġar Qim, Mnajdra, Skorba, Ta’ Ħaġrat and Tarxien.

Source: Best of Malta: Our top 7 child-friendly heritage wonders – The Malta Independent

Gozo: A fascinating island full of history and intrigue; Louise Elliott; Stoke Sentinel

Towards the end of last year – and not knowing what this year was to bring – Louise Elliott and family booked their summer holiday to the small island of Gozo, just off the coast of Malta.

Source: Gozo: A fascinating island full of history and intrigue

Gozo’s Ġgantija temples enjoy giant popularity; Keith Micallef; Times of Malta

Source: Gozo’s Ġgantija temples enjoy giant popularity

How To Spend Your 3 Days In Valletta, Malta : What To Do And Where To Go; Kach Umandap-Howe; Two Monkeys Travel Group

Valletta, its capital, is considered as a UNESCO Heritage Fortified City which seems to Kach Umandap like an open air museum.

Source: How To Spend Your 3 Days In Valletta, Malta : What To Do And Where To Go

Malta Travel: Top things to do in Valletta, European Capital of Culture 2018; Ecophiles

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Valletta, on a new trail to see why it’s one of the hottest European city breaks. Malta travel just got easier!

Source: Malta Travel: Top things to do in Valletta, European Capital of Culture 2018

Valletta – capital of Malta: why it should be next on your list; Bronwyn Griffiths; Hostelworld

Discover why Valletta, the capital of Malta, should be next on your list. Read about what makes this small but mighty city so special, including it’s status as a UNESCO world heritage site, beautiful architecture and interesting museums. You’ll soon realise why it’s the European Capital of culture for 2018!

Source: Valletta – capital of Malta: why it should be next on your list – Hostelworld

Valletta: The Cultural Capital of Malta is a Baroque Gem; Natasha Amar; The Bohochica

Valletta is not just another European capital. Even as you first lay eyes on Valletta, the under-the-radar capital of the Mediterranean archipelago nation of…

Source: Valletta: The Cultural Capital of Malta is a Baroque Gem

Why Valletta Is Europe’s Prettiest Capital City in 32 Photos; Meeroona; Strada 2.0

Spanning breathtaking Baroque architecture and ancient fortifications bathed in golden sunshine, these photos perfectly capture the beauty of Valletta.

Source: Why Valletta Is Europe’s Prettiest Capital City in 32 Photos

Ten Tips for Visiting the Megalithic Temples of Malta & Gozo; Ethan Doyle White; Archaeology Travel

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Between mainland Europe and Africa in the Mediterranean Sea lies the small island of Malta and its even smaller neighbour Gozo. These islands are best known for their megalithic temples built by Neolithic inhabitants some five to six thousand years ago. UNESCO has classified six of them as part of the ‘Megalithic Temples of Malta’ World Heritage Site. Not surprising then the temples are a popular tourist attraction. Read Ethan’s tips for visiting the megalithic temples on Malta and Gozo.

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Megalithic Temples of Malta: A UNESCO World Heritage Site; Joyce Chepkemoi; WorldAtlas.com

Malta – Megalithic Temples of Malta

Built between 3600 BC and 700 BC, the Megalithic Temples of Malta have been claimed as the oldest free-standing structures on Earth.

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Who Built The Megalithic Temples of Malta? | Mysteries of Malta; Dave Briggs; Dave’s Travel Pages

Malta – Megalithic Temples of Malta

Blog post at Dave’s Travel Pages : Who built the megalithic temples of Malta, thought to be the oldest temples in the world? We may never know for sure, but visiting the temples should definitely be on your itinerary when in Malta.

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The culture of the capital; Jennifer Grech; Times of Malta

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Malta; WorldAtlas.com

Malta – Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

The Mediterranean island nation’s rich cultural heritage spans thousands of years of recorded human history.

Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is an island nation composed of an archipelago in the central portion of the Mediterranean Sea. There are only three large islands in the archipelago which are inhabited, in addition to several smaller, uninhabited islands. It covers an area of 122 square miles with a population of 450,000, and its closest neighbors are Italy, Tunisia, and Libya. It is one of the smallest countries in the world with its two official languages being Maltese and English. The country’s climate is mainly Mediterranean with four season with mild winters, warm to hot summers, rainy autumn, and spring.

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