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Zabbar

Zabbar

Zabbar is one of the oldest and largest villages in Malta, emerging from Zejtun. It was established as its own parish in 1615 and raised to the status of a City by Grand Master Ferdinand von Hompesch. ...more »

  • Location: Zabbar
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2166 4466
Santa Lucija

Santa Lucija

Santa Lucija is a small village, a modern development which emerged as a residential solution for the dockyard towns of Paola and Tarxien which needed to expand. It was officially recognised as ...more »

  • Location: Santa Lucija
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2166 6600
Marsa

Marsa

Marsa is located around Marsa Creek deep inside the Grand Harbour. Actually, two creeks, named Xatt il-Qwabar and il-Marsa il-Kbira, are separated by a hill with the valleys Wied is-Sewda and Wied il- ...more »

  • Location: Marsa
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2122 0522
Xghajra

Xghajra

Xghajra (pronounced Shayra) is a small village of about 1600 inhabitants located on the eastern coast of Malta, on the outskirts of Zabbar. Xghajra is a Maltese word referring to an open heath. ...more »

  • Location: Xghajra
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2169 3269
Pembroke

Pembroke

Pembroke is a small new town bordering Swieqi, Naxxar and St Julians. It is quite unique in the area since it boasts a number of historic buildings dating back to the Knights of the Order of St John ...more »

  • Location: Pembroke
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2137 2111
Birzebbuga

Birzebbuga

Birzebbuga is a lovely seaside town situated at the meeting point of four valleys on the south-eastern coast of Malta, near the fishing village of Marsaxlokk. It is full of character and boasts a beau ...more »

  • Location: Birzebbuga
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2165 0165
Birgu - Vittoriosa

Birgu - Vittoriosa

Birgu (Vittoriosa) is a special locality to visit, whether by day or by night. Take pleasure in simply walking around its immaculate, narrow streets, which are lovingly decorated with potted-plants by ...more »

  • Location: Birgu - Vittoriosa
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2166 2166
Rabat

Rabat

The older part of Rabat is easy to detect with its winding, narrow streets characteristic of old villages in Malta. Take a walk around them and you are sure to stumble over one or the other of several ...more »

  • Location: Rabat
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2145 5000
Kirkop

Kirkop

Hal Kirkop is a small village in the south of Malta bordering Luqa, Mqabba, Safi and Zurrieq. Kirkop has an intriguing history. Research has shown remarkable traces of Phoenecian bloodline prevalent ...more »

  • Location: Kirkop
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2168 0099
Qala

Qala

Rather out of the way but worth a visit is the easternmost village of Qala, a picturesque place bordering Ghansielem and Nadur which offers many attractions. The name Qala derives from both Arabic ...more »

  • Location: Qala
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2155 2555

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Our Local Experts say:

With such a rich history and culture, every town and village in Malta and Gozo has its own story to tell. Here is your opportunity to explore Maltese localities' points of interest, including an array of photos, 360 virtual tours and videos.

On these islands, even within the most modern housing estates may lurk prehistoric remains which were discovered while digging foundations. Most older localities have a rich heritage that goes through the ages, and many boast beautiful buildings from the era of the Romans, the Knights or the British eras. Old and new co-exist, with characteristic village cores giving way to more modern peripheries, and sixty-eight Local Councils ensure the constant up-keep and embellishment of their respective locality. Communities in Malta and Gozo developed around the establishment of a local Parish, which still today constitutes the centre of much of the village culture culminating in the local Maltese festa. Browse through the multimedia offered to have a virtual online experience, then visit these localities to truly experience the reality of Maltese village life!

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