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.