Located in the Mediterranean Sea, Malta is a hidden gem. A three-island archipelago filled with a rich and fascinating history, landmarks and ruins, stunning landscapes and  beaches and mouth watering cuisine. It is also very affordable.

Why Visit Malta

HISTORY

Malta’s history can be traced to the beginning of civilization. It has temples from the megalithic period and influence from Arabs, Normans, Aragoneses, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans. French and British also colonized the island. A cultural connection between Europe and Africa.

LANDSCAPES & BEACHES

Let’s not forget that after all, Malta is a three-island archipelago. It is surrounded by the beautiful Mediterranean Sea, offering breathtaking scenery of clear waters and abundance of reefs, caves and brecks. 

GASTRONOMY

Malta will not disappoint your palate. It’s cuisine is represented by the many cultures that have occupied the island over the centuries. Fish pie and beef olives are some of its famous dishes. 

AFFORDABLE

Malta is very affordable for western standards. One of the cheapest countries in the Eurozone. 

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Located in the Mediterranean Sea, Malta is a hidden gem. A three-island archipelago filled with a rich and fascinating history, landmarks and ruins, stunning landscapes and  beaches and mouth watering cuisine. It is also very affordable.

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Why Visit Malta

HISTORY

Malta’s history can be traced to the beginning of civilization. It has temples from the megalithic period and influence from Arabs, Normans, Aragoneses, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans. French and British also colonized the island. A cultural connection between Europe and Africa.

LANDSCAPES & BEACHES

Let’s not forget that after all, Malta is a three-island archipelago. It is surrounded by the beautiful Mediterranean Sea, offering breathtaking scenery of clear waters and abundance of reefs, caves and brecks. 

GASTRONOMY

Malta will not disappoint your palate. It’s cuisine is represented by the many cultures that have occupied the island over the centuries. Fish pie and beef olives are some of its famous dishes. 

AFFORDABLE

Malta is very affordable for western standards. One of the cheapest countries in the Eurozone. 

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What to expect in Malta

LANGUAGE

Maltese and English are the official languages in Malta. While the locals communicate in Maltese, 88% of them also speak English. Italian is also widely spoken. 

ELECTRICITY

In Malta the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. That’s the standard voltage in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa; If you are traveling from the US you will need an adaptor.

CURRENCY

The Euro is the official currency of Malta. 1 USD equals 0.92 euros (as of 2020). As Malta is becoming a popular tourist destination, foreign currencies are accepted in some restaurants and hotels, as well as credit cards. You can still exchange any other currency in any bank or withdraw the money directly from the ATM. 

CLIMATE

The climate in Malta is mediterranean. It is a year round destination with by very mild winters and hot summers.

SAFETY

Malta is among the safest destinations in the EU. As in any other destination, you are encouraged to take security precautions to avoid any possible problems like scamming and pickpocketing. 

How to get around

By plane: Malta only has 3 airports, one on each of the islands. Although it is possible to flight between islands, it is recommended to take a water taxi, a ferry or rent a car due to the size of the islands.

By Car: Malta offers good rates for car rentals. It is a good option if you want to explore some remote spots in the islands. Road signs are in english. Major and local car hire brands are located on Malta and Gozo with daily rates starting at €16. 

By Bus: Buses serve the major touristic portion of the islands, making it a convenient and affordable way of getting around. You can download the Route Map here.

By Ferry: The Ferry service links Malta to Gozo and it takes around 20 minutes each way. There are also regular boat services between each island and Comino, and water taxu available.


Visa Policy

Nationals of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Malta for a maximum period of 90 days in any 180-day period:

Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Holy See, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, USA, Uruguay and Vanuatu. 

Citizens from all other countries (except, of course, european citizens) need to request a visa in advance through the embassy.


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