Malta in a nutshell


Few archipelagos in the Mediterranean have as much to offer as Malta. Despite being the smallest country in the European Union and even the 10th smallest in the world, there are interests for all ages of travellers.

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Families with children will enjoy a holiday on clean beaches with a gradual entry into the sea, while fun-lovers will enjoy the never-ending parties in the local clubs.

Plus, there's a rich history with ubiquitous monuments around every corner, as well as picturesque rugged landscapes full of hills, valleys and coves.

The Maltese archipelago is made up of three inhabited islands, Malta, Gozo and Comino, each of which offers unique experiences and despite their small size will keep you entertained for a week.

Population Area Name in Maltese / English Time zone
520 000 316 km2 Malta / Malta UTC +1

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Whether you’re visiting Malta for the first time or repeatedly, check out our handy tips and recommendations: