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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
When visiting Gozo, the natural place to begin is from its capital, Victoria (also known to locals as 'Rabat'). Lying geographically in the heart of the island, all roads seem to lead to, or from, the ...more »
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 »
Safi as the village we know today dates back to around 700 years, when farmers and peasants from the surrounding major villages met here for a friendly chat. Some people began to settle and by 1417 ...more »
Ta' Xbiex is located on a small headland inside Marsamxett Harbour, between Msida and Gzira. It is located just opposite the harbour's entrance, facing east to where the sun rises over the horizon. So ...more »
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 »
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!
For our first event of 2015 Sunglasses at Night returns to Malta's beautiful sister island, Gozo.... more »
The IN GUARDIA PARADE is a re-enactment that portrays an authentic event that took place regularly... more »
Of the seven children that Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) had with his first wife only three... more »
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