About Malta

The fresh ingredients, centuries of cultural influences from Italy, North Africa, Spain and Britain are the shaping factors of Maltese cuisine and its delicious recipes. The staple foods of the Mediterranean, olive oil, honey, bread, fish, pasta and wine all create the base of Malta's gastronomic legacies and reputation.

Chosen the European Capital of Culture (ECoC) on the 12th October 2012, Valletta is one of the most stunning City destinations you can visit. The ECoC includes all the Maltese Islands, with an aim to spread its impact throughout the whole Maltese territory.

It is not easy to imagine that two islands between Italy and Africa is actually home to the most fascinating archaeological sites in the world. These sites on our Maltese Islands are so unique that they pose to rewrite the history of the Mediterranean itself.

Divers, you cannot find clearer waters, coves, scuttled wrecks and sea life better anywhere else but in Malta and its surrounding seas. Consistently voted as one of the best destinations in the Mediterranean for diving Malta & Gozo offer a wide interesting range of both off shore and boat diving sites.

The best time to come back to Malta is during the festa season; which peaks from the end of May to the end of September. Just like a fairy tale, the streets are adorned in colourful banners, holy statues raised on columns and confetti adorn the main streets of the town or village.The night sky is almost constantly illuminated with fireworks during this period. People from all around the islands come together to watch the impressive fireworks displays and participate in the celebrations. It is a wonderful time to be in Malta.


L-ingredjenti friski, sekli ta’ influwenza kulturali mill-Italja, Afrika ta’ fuq, Spanja u l-Ingilterra huma elementi li jħawwru l-platt u r-riċetti. L-ingredjenti tal-Mediterran, żejt taż-żebbuġa, għasel, ħobż, ħut, għaġin u inbid, joħolqu l-bażi tal-legat tal-gastronomija Maltija u r-reputazzjoni tagħha.

Magħżula bħala l-Belt Kapitali Ewropeja tal-Kultura fit-12 t’Ottubru tal-2012, il-Belt Valletta hija waħda mill-isbaħ ibliet li tista’ żżur, fejn dan l-avveniment jinkludi l-gżejjer Maltin, bil-għan li jinxtered l-impatt madwar it-territorju Malti.

Wieħed ma jistenniex li żewġ gżejjer bejn l-Italja u l-Afrika joffru wirt storiku mill-isbaħ, bi fdalijiet arkeologi. Dan il-wirt tal-gżejjer Maltin huwa tant uniku, li jqanqal mistoqsijiet dwar l-istorja tal-Mediterran innifsu.

Il-baħar mill-isbaħ madwar il-gżejjer Maltin, joffri dinja oħra ta’ divertiment u apprezzament għad-dilettanti tal-għadis. Ma tistax issib dinja isbaħ, minn dik ta’ taħt il-baħar madwar Malta.

Il-qofol tat-tradizzjoni Maltija, huwa żmien il-festi, mill-bidu ta’ Mejju sal-aħħar ta’ Settembru. Bħal ġo ħrafa, it-toroq mżejna b’pavaljuni kkuluriti, statwi u karti mxerrda mar-raħal jew belt u s-sema kkulurit bil-logħob tan-nar. Nies minn madwar id-dinja kollha jingħaqdu biex igawdu xena spettakolari tal-logħob tan-nar u biex jipparteċipaw fiċ-ċelebrazzjonijiet. Huwa żmien mill-isbaħ li għandek tgawdi u tkun kburi bih.