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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

Tarxien

Tarxien stands on the site of one of the oldest settlements on the islands, with a history of 4000 years. The inhabitants of those days gave worship to the Goddess of Fertility. ...more »

  • Location: Tarxien
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2166 6688

Msida

Msida is a harbour town situated very near the capital Valletta on the northeast coast of Malta. As its Arabic-derived name implies, it knows its origins as a fishing village although today it is most ...more »

  • Location: Msida
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2133 4343

Gharb

Gharb lies on the West side of Gozo - indeed some say its name derives from the Arabic word for sunset - with the sea on one side and the villages of St Lawrence and Ghasri on the other. ...more »

  • Location: Gharb
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2156 0556

Balzan

Balzan, located in the centre of Malta, is one of the Three Villages, the other two being Attard and Lija. They are known as such because of their similar age, design and the fact that they merge... ...more »

  • Location: Balzan
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2144 2323

San Lawrenz

San Lawrenz is a picturesque, rural village situated in the west of the island of Gozo, bordering Kercem and Gharb. The village is built on a plain surrounded by three hills, one of which is 195 metre ...more »

  • Location: San Lawrenz
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2156 3556

Sannat

Ta' Sannat is a tiny rustic village situated along the southern coast of Gozo, with the capital Victoria to the north, Munxar to the west and Xewkija to the east. Sannat is well-known for its... ...more »

  • Location: Sannat
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2155 4747

Gudja

Gudja is a characteristic village located near Malta International Airport. The origins of Gudja date as far back as pre-1436, when the famous 500 year-old chapel at Bir Miftuh, an area of Gudja, was ...more »

  • Location: Gudja
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2167 2020

Kercem

The small village of Ta' Kercem lies south-west of Victoria, spread between the picturesque Lunzjata Valley and the green hills stretching up to Xlendi cliffs. It borders the villages of Fontana, Gh ...more »

  • Location: Kercem
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2156 3666

St Julians

The rather modern town of St Julians, while retaining much of the typical Mediterranean culture inherent in the Maltese islands, is also the entertainment capital offering anything you can imagine tha ...more »

  • Location: St Julians
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2137 3111

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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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