Valletta, Malta

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Marsaxlokk

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 »

  • Location: Marsaxlokk
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2165 2525

Ghajnsielem

Even as you enter Mgarr Harbour, you will see many of the famous landmarks of Ghajnsielem, the first Gozitan village you will encounter as you disembark from the ferry at Mgarr Harbour and head into ...more »

  • Location: Ghajnsielem
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2156 1515

Attard

Attard used to be the smallest of the Three Villages - the cluster of Attard, Lija and Balzan at the centre of the island - but has grown to become the largest of them to almost a bustling town... ...more »

  • Location: Attard
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2141 1111

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

Lija

The main entrance into Lija is perhaps the prettiest you will see. Transfiguration Avenue is lined with Oleander trees, and leads first to the beautiful Belveder, once a characteristic of the gardens ...more »

  • Location: Lija
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2141 6111

Zejtun

Immediately as you enter Zejtun you will be welcomed by the impressive facade of Aedes Danielis palace. This is just the first of a series of treats to admire in this town. ...more »

  • Location: Zejtun
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2166 3866

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

Birzebbuga

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 »

  • Location: Birzebbuga
  • Type: Towns and Villages
  • Tel: +356 2165 0165

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

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

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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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