It was only when the fear of pirates subsided in the 19th century that the Maltese began approaching Marsacala, mainly as a summer residence close to the sea. Until the year 1905 the population of Mar ...more »
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 »
Hamrun is located in a very densely populated part of Malta, where the towns and villages practically merge into each other. In fact, Hamrun emerged from the three Parishes of Qormi, Birkirkara and... ...more »
Malta's capital, covering an area of less than one square kilometre, is brimming with history, splendid Baroque architecture, squares and alleys, traditional wooden balconies, monuments, ...more »
Sliema is a place to be, ask anybody and they will confirm. Knowing its origins as a summer residence during the British Occupancy, with several Victorian houses running all around the coastline, Slie ...more »
Marsaxlokk is located in a sheltered bay off Delimara Point in the South of Malta. It is a colourful, traditional Maltese village with brightly-coloured typical "Luzzu" fishing boats (and their mytica ...more »
Birkirkara has been the most populated and largest locality in Malta since the Middle Ages, although archeological evidence suggests that the area has been inhabited since prehistoric times as well as ...more »
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 »
Hal Luqa is a densely populated town located in the south east of Malta. Until the dawn of the aviation era, Luqa was a very quiet village. With Malta being a British colony during that period, an... ...more »
Gharghur is a characteristic rural village, one of the smallest villages in Malta, with an area of just 2 square kilometres naturally delineated and separated from surrounding localities. It remains a ...more »
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!
Sunday afternoon events at Fortress started back in 2008 with live bands, an upbeat yet relaxed... more »
The Festa Frawli (Strawberry Feast) is held in the main village square in front of the Imġarr... more »
Starting Sunday 29th March and the following 8 Sunday afternoons, ELP will be going on a Jazz... more »
"Not all those who wander are lost" - J. R. R. Tolkien