Exploring the Maltese archipelago is adventurous yet beautiful. Floating in a boat along the Mediterranean Sea waves and explore the scenic beauty, dive in blue waters and discover the sea caverns. Things to do in Malta offer you to peek through the prehistoric window of Ghar Dalam, or you may follow the Victoria Lines in the Bingemma Valley, or wander in the gardens of Palazzo Parisio to take a glimpse of the 18th century. With an eclectic landscape Maltese cuisine is also diverse and traditional. Fish pie, rabbit stew, beef olives, widow’s soup and pastizzi are the best known dishes. There are some of the exotic things to do in Malta.
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Paola
This unique monument dates back to 2500 BC. It is an underground cemetery that contains the remains of almost 7,000 individuals. The ceilings and walls of the rooms are decorated with red ochre honeycomb designs.
St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta
One of the world’s great cathedral, this Roman Catholic church was built in the 16th century. Its architecture is the finest example of high Baroque style in Europe and the interior is elegantly decorated with intricate limestone wall carvings.
Valletta Waterfront (Pinto Wharf)
Decorated with 250 years old nineteen baroque warehouses and other historical edifices, this wharf welcomes hundreds of passengers everyday. There are modern outlets, restaurants and bars, which make this wharf an ideal destination for several festivals.
Blue Lagoon, Comino Island
An inlet of glittering azure water with white sand beneath, is a paradise for scuba divers and snorkelers. It looks like a sparkling pool surrounded by rocks ideal for swimming as well as one may go into the deeper waters nearby for water skiing.
Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta
This 16th century palace is privately owned by the Maltese de Piro family. It houses some of the finest furniture collection including a wooden chest, which is considered to be the oldest extant example of Maltese furniture. There is a library, chapel, summer dining room, garden as well as underground bomb shelters.
Blue Grotto, Capri Island
There is a system of six caves and massive limestone arch in the outskirts of southern Malta. Observe the varied shades of the blue Mediterranean sea, magnificent colours of sea plants over white sand and purple, orange and green mineral cliffs in the mornings.
Rotunda Mosta (Mosta Dome)
Built in the 19th century, the Church of St. Mary is a unique edifice, which has the third largest unsupported church-dome in the world. Having blue, gold and white interior, the church can be seen from various locations in Malta.
Manoel Theatre (Teatru Manoel)
Constructed in 1731, it is Europe’s third-oldest working theatre. This architectural gem has a museum, which displays antique sound-effects machines as well as flamboyant stage costumes and some earliest programmes that are printed on silk.
Fort Chambray, Gozo
This bastioned fort was built by the the Knights of St. John in the 18th century. Today the area is an extraordinary blend of historic remains with modern developments and is a famous tourist attraction site.
Sannat Village (Ta’ Sannat), Gozo
The spectacular valley amid high cliffs where ancient cart ruts patterns surrounding the temples and dolmens welcome the visitor. The village is rich in flora and fauna and a popular destination for divers.