Malta consists of beautiful islands in the center of the Mediterranean between Sicily and North Africa. Malta is known for its great historical architecture. The Maltese Islands are positively mythic.
Malta is known for he baroque churches, medieval towers, wayside chapels and the oldest known human structures in the world, the Islands have rightly been described as an open-air museum.
The history of Malta is a long and colorful one dating back to the dawn of civilization. For example, the Arabs conquered the islands in 870 A.D. and left an important mark on the language of the Maltese.
Malta's climate is typical of the Mediterranean and is strongly influenced by the sea. The Maltese Islands have a pleasantly sunny climate.
Take a look at the top things to do in Malta on your honeymoon.
Culture and History
Grandmasters’ Palace: The 16th-century masterpiece, which is now the house of parliament. The Grandmaster's Palace occupies a city block in the center of Valletta, and it is the largest palace in the city.
Valletta's Manoel Theater: A very popular theater, and 2 opera houses in Victoria (Gozo) - as well as several open-air venues offer a wide selection of plays, operas, and concerts.
Sacra Infermeria: The building was built as a hospital in the 16th century by the Order of St. John, and it was known as the Sacra Infermeria of the Holy Infirmary. It is now a conference Center.
National Museum of Fine Arts: It exhibits some beautiful art, from the early Renaissance to modern times. Set in a complimenting historic building, the museum presents a multifaceted overview of art and artistic expression in Malta from the late medieval period to the contemporary.
St. James Center for Creativity: A museum where contemporary works of art are exhibited against the original rough-textured walls and rediscovered spaces.
Republic Street: It is a principal street in the capital city of Valletta, Malta. It is about 1 kilometer long. Republic Street was bombed heavily in World War II and suffered much damage like the rest of the region. This was due to its location in the heart of one of the most important cities in Malta. The street is mostly dedicated to pedestrians, with highly limited vehicle use
Merchant Street: This shopping street runs from the top to the bottom of Valletta, making it one of the capital's longest thoroughfares. Prestigious establishments line the street, and it also hosts a daily street market.
Bisazza Street: The opening of the revamped Bisazza Street will take you back to its origins in the early 1950s
Open Air Markets: Make sure you visit Malta’s markets to get a full experience of their village life and traditional items.
For The Food Lovers
Malta is popular for its Mediterranean cooking, but there are a few popular dishes you should try:
Lampuki Pie (Fish Pie).
Bigilla (Broad beans and garlic)
Bragioli (Beef Olives).
Kapunata (Maltese version of ratatouille).
ħobż biż-żejt' (Round of bread dipped in olive oil, rubbed with ripe tomatoes and filled with a mix of tuna, onion, garlic, tomatoes, and capers)
Pastizzi (flaky pastry parcel filled with ricotta or peas).
Popular desserts are: Kannoli (tube of crispy, fried pastry filled with ricotta), and Ħelwa tat-Tork (a sweet sugary mixture of crushed and whole almonds).
Ta’ Fra Ben (Qawra Point): It is considered to be a rocky beach and one of the quietest beaches in Malta, great from relaxing and spending a calming day.
Mellieha Bay (also called Ghadira Bay): Known to be Malta's longest beach, enjoy a fantastic range of water sports including windsurfing, kitesurfing, waterskiing, canoeing, sea kayaking, parasailing, and banana boating.
Armier Bay and Little Armier: Located in the far north of Malta, the bay has two beaches, one known as Armier for short, the other as Little Armier.
Għajn Tuffieħa: This beach is known for its beautiful scenery, panoramic views, and clean water.
Golden Bay: Located on the Northwest coast of Malta, right next to Għajn Tuffieħa.
The Blue Lagoon: A stunningly beautiful inlet on the small island of Comino. It is sheltered and has dazzlingly azure waters. The lagoon, only accessible by boat, is rated Malta’s top spot for swimming.
St George’s Beach: The popular resort of St Julian’s lacked a sandy beach, so they made one, just a short stroll from the bars, restaurants, and nightclubs.