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Malta Towns and Villages

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Gharghur

Gharghur

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 »

  • Location: Gharghur
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2141 4111
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
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
St Pauls Bay

St Pauls Bay

The St Pauls Bay area in the north of the island covers a number of localities. Xemxija (pronounced Shemshiya), St Paul's Bay, Bugibba and Qawra lie on the coast, the latter two having developed into ...more »

  • Location: St Pauls Bay
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2158 5888
Bormla - Cospicua

Bormla - Cospicua

Bormla, or Cospicua, is one of the famed Three Cities along with Birgu (Vittoriosa) and Isla (Senglea). The three walled cities, known as the Cottonera, along with Valletta across the Grand Harbour, a ...more »

  • Location: Bormla - Cospicua
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2166 6030
Mosta

Mosta

Mosta is without any doubt one of the oldest settlements on the islands, with archaeological finds dating to pre-history. Visit some of the historical places such as the Victoria Lines ... ...more »

  • Location: Mosta
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2141 6841
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
Zebbug Gozo

Zebbug Gozo

Zebbug is located in the Northern part of Gozo on a plateau joining two of the highest hills of the island, Ta' Abram and Iz-Zebbug. Zebbug is Maltese for Olive Tree. ...more »

  • Location: Zebbug (Gozo)
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2156 3056
Xewkija

Xewkija

Xewkija is a relatively large village situated between Ghajnsielem and the capital Victoria. The name Xewkija derives from the Arabic and Maltese word for thistles. ...more »

  • Location: Xewkija
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2155 8822
Kercem

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

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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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The Malta International Food Festival 2016 @ Mdina

The Malta International Food Festival 2016 @ Mdina

6 May - 8 May
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Orchestral Concert no. 4 - Piano Concerto no 2

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Programme: Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture Mozart: Piano Concerto D minor K 466 Schumann: Symphony... more »

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IN GUARDIA PARADE 2016

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