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Naxxar

Naxxar

Naxxar is one of those villages where village-life has survived and the order of the day. Any time you visit you are bound to see a few old men sharing a bench outside the Band Club watching the world ...more »

  • Location: Naxxar
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2141 6341
Mellieha

Mellieha

Mellieha, which has been awarded the title of European Destination of Excellence by the European Union, covers one of the largest areas in Malta, taking up most of the north of the island. ...more »

  • Location: Mellieha
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 21 521333
Mtarfa

Mtarfa

Mtarfa is set on a hill of fertile land just across the Valley from Mdina. For many years nothing was there but stretches of cultivated land. In the late 1800s, the British Army selected this locat ...more »

  • Location: Mtarfa
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2145 1145
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
Qrendi

Qrendi

Enjoy a full day with all that there is to see in Qrendi and its surrounding area! This village alone has one main parish church and six other churches and chapels. The chapel of St Matthew lies on th ...more »

  • Location: Qrendi
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2168 0404
Zurrieq

Zurrieq

Although historical references to Zurrieq date back only to 1399, several ruins and archeological remains indicate that the area of Zurrieq was inhabited by a relatively large population.. ...more »

  • Location: Zurrieq
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2168 9111
Mdina

Mdina

Mdina is one of the prettiest ancient walled cities you will find anywhere. Perched upon one of Malta's highest promontories, it commands a superb view of Malta which never fails to inspire and amaze. ...more »

  • Location: Mdina
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2145 0707
San Gwann

San Gwann

San Gwann at first glance appears to be a relatively modern town. In fact it became a parish only in 1965, with a church dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes run by the Capuchin Friars. However, modern... ...more »

  • Location: San Gwann
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2137 3777
Mgarr

Mgarr

Mgarr is famous with the Maltese for being one of the best places to enjoy typical Maltese specialities such as "stewed rabbit" and "snails in garlic" in a more rural environment. ...more »

  • Location: Mgarr
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2152 0011
Tarxien

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

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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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