General information about the country
First of all Malta is the country whose name is largely synonymous with diving. It's an archipelago of islands that's known as being one of the best places in Europe in terms of diving, sightseeing, climate, sun, and cuisine.
If you have not been to Malta, Gozo or Comino, then it's time for you to pay a visit! With its atmosphere, history, and all the aforementioned positives, a trip here is an adventure that you will wish would not end. It will make you want to come back as soon as possible.
Why is Malta such a popular destination?
Malta has about 300 sunny days each year, a pleasant breeze, a comfortable climate, breathtaking views. You will also experience delicious food, a variety of active leisure options, amazing diving spots, language schools and left-hand traffic.
It's best to fly here by plane, and many airlines service the country. But if you prefer, you can also travel to Malta by ferry or yacht.
The capital of the country is Valletta, inhabited by approximately 100,000 inhabitants. The city was founded in the 16th century by the Joannits. It is worth visiting the old town on breaks between dives or on the last day of your visit.
If you are interested in prehistoric stone churches, you should definitely visit Malta. Furthermore, you will find buildings that are over 7000 years old! On Valletta's main street you will find the Archaeological Museum, in which the entire exhibition is arranged chronologically, and the oldest attraction, called the "Sleeping Lady" is located in the corner of one of the exhibition rooms. The 12-centimeter statuette is about 5,000 years old (found in the Hypogeum). The next place worth visiting is the Cathedral of Saint Jana (completed in 1577), where in one of the rooms there are works by Caravaggio.