|Travel to Malta
by TJ TIERNEY
Try an excellent historical
vacation in Malta
is a small country made up of a group of seven islands located in the Mediterranean
Sea. Malta is a charming country with great historical appeal and has very
charming people. Lying north of Libya and south of Sicily, Malta offers
holidaymakers a great variety of things to do while enjoying the brilliant
Malta’s climate is extremely
hot during the summer months. The best time to go there on holidays is
between April and June - September or October are also good months to visit
there. The winter months remain mild with little rain. The cheapest time
to visit Malta is between the months of November and February.
islands of Malta are very small but are heavily populated with plenty to
do. There are many great attractions and places to see on the islands of
Malta. Malta is a great sun destination but it is also a great destination
for anyone that is looking for a sightseeing break, anyone that has an
interest in rocks or anyone that has an interest in history.
Malta has a fascinating history
that dates back well before Christ. Its location has made it a very popular
spot for sea traders for thousands of years. Malta was the scene of one
of the bloodiest conflicts known to man, when the Knights of St John defended
the Island from the Muslim invaders.
The Knights of St John ruled
the island of Malta from 1530 until 1798. During this period the knights
constructed many great churches and castles. Because of Maltas rich history
there are many great architectural sites of importance especially around
the capital Valetta. Valetta is a UNESCO World Heritage site with hundreds
of Architectural monuments dating back for centuries.
also has a grasping rugged landscape with all types of rocks, caves, cliffs
and beaches. The landscape of Malta is a haven for all sorts of wildlife.
The coastline of Malta is very rocky with outstanding rock formations.
Many beaches litter the Maltese coastline which attract thousands each
The best time to visit Malta
is during the months of April and June. During these months the weather
is hot but extreme and accommodation rates are reasonable. During the months
of July and August the temperatures are extremely hot and hotel rates are
at their highest level.
Restaurants on the Islands
of Malta will cater for all of your needs. Traditional food include meat,
fish, pasta and bread with rabbit stew being the national dish. Pastry
is used with most types of food. Being an island nation all types of seafood
Another advantage of being
an island nation is that Malta has excellent facilities for water sports
and has also excellent spots for diving.
There are many different
types of drinks produced locally on the islands. The climate makes for
good wine production and certain types of beer are also produced in Malta.
Malta has two official languages
Maltese and English making it easy for tourists to communicate. Malta is
a recent member of the European Union - people travelling between the European
Union and Malta do not need a Visa. People living outside the European
union should contact their local Maltese Embassy.
The Maltese are well used
to catering for tourists so your holiday to Malta should be enjoyable and
About the Author: TJ
Tierney is an award winning photographer and a freelance writer. To find
out more information on the Malta visit his travel guide or his travel