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Where exactly is Malta?

Located less than 60 miles south of Sicily, Malta is in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. Only a few hour flight from major European airports with many scheduled, low-cost and charter flights linking Malta to a host of European and other Mediterranean countries.


What is the temperature like in Malta?

Malta’s climate is typical of the Mediterranean and is strongly influenced by the sea. The Maltese Islands have a pleasantly sunny climate with a daily average of around 12 hours of sunshine in the summer going down to 5 to 6 hours in Mid-Winter. Average temperature in the summer months is 80 degrees F with Mid-Winter averages mid 50s to 60 degrees F.


What is Malta Famous for?

Well aside from the Maltese Dog, Maltese Falcon, and its incredibly friendly hospitable people, Malta is also the filming location for many movies including the old classics: The Blue Lagoon and Popeye. It was also the set for the first season of The Game of Thrones. As a matter of fact, we can build a tour that focuses on Malta as a film setting.


How does Malta compare in size to a US State?

Malta is the 11th smallest country with 122 square miles across all three islands. This is smaller than the city of Las Vegas, NV by 16 square miles. The Maltese Islands boast one of the highest concentrations of historic and cultural heritage per square mile in the world. Luckily the islands are compact enough to offer the convenience of everyting being within easy reach enabling you to make the most of your stay.

  • Trekking has become very popular on the Maltese Islands and sights like this make it easy to understand why! ⠀
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  • The Natural History Museum is found in Medina. The biggest theft was in fact from this museum when the Goodwill MoonWalk was stolen. These Lunar Samples were given to Malta by the US President after the Moon walks by the famous Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin ⠀
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  • One of Esplora’s main attraction is the Planetarium that showcases the Cosmic System. It can be seen from the outside of the building in a shape of a massive ball! ⠀
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  • A fun fact about the National Aquarium is it’s shape structure-That of a StarFish! Apart from the 41 tanks filled with fish,reptiles, insects etc... there is also a playground just outside the Aquarium! ⠀
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  • Did you know that the purpose of Popeye Village was to built a set for the movie Popeye in 1979 for the productions of Paramount Pictures and Walt Disney! Learn more on meettherock/blogs/funactivities ⠀
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  • A Coffee with a View on the Rock ❤️ #MeetTheRock #Malta #Destination #SummerDays #TheView
  • Today, Fort Rinella is one of the most interesting places to visit on the island. It became a hit again when it was used to film the movie Titanic. The water tanks at Rinella were featured as the sea during the movie and since then, this beautiful fort has been revived.⠀
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  • Did you know that the Malta Maritime Museum is the largest museum on the Rock with more than 20,000 exhibits about the Maltese Maritime history. The museum was opened in 1992 and it is situated in the old Royal Naval Bakery. In 1845 this bakery serviced the Mediterranean fleets and at times it was producing around 14,000 KG (nearly 31K lbs) of bread and biscuits daily.⠀
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  • Now that Easter has passed, we are all looking forward to Summer! What about you?! 🙋🏼‍♀️🙋🏼‍♀️#MeetTheRock #Malta #Destination #Island #Summer
  • Today is the official opening of the Malta Fireworks Festival and it looks just fabulous! #MeetTheRock #Malta #Traditon #FireWorks #Festival
  • Easter Sunday is a main event on the Rock. On Easter, we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ after 3 days dead. Festive Masses take place in all the Village Parish Churches followed by family reunions and lunches! #MeetTheRock #Malta #Traditions #Easter
  • Good Friday is the main Procession Day on the Rock. It commemorates the death of Jesus before the resurrection two days later. During the processions, chains and crosses are carried around by religious locals as a show of penitence! #MeetTheRock #Malta #Traditions #Religious #Preperation4Easter

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