A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Valletta, finest natural harbours in the Med, classic opera in one of the oldest theatres in Europe.
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.
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.
Heritage Malta voices concern about effects of proposed solar farm on Ta’ Ħaġrat site; The Malta Independent
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.
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 Megalithic Temples of Malta
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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…
Spanning breathtaking Baroque architecture and ancient fortifications bathed in golden sunshine, these photos perfectly capture the beauty of Valletta.
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.
Built between 3600 BC and 700 BC, the Megalithic Temples of Malta have been claimed as the oldest free-standing structures on Earth.
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.
Source: The culture of the capital
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.