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6 Things to do in Malta this Summer 

by Karen Sheehy 

6 Things to do in Malta this Summer

 

Malta’s warm weather, fascinating history and vibrant culture keep tourists coming year after year. With 2 flights a week departing from Cork and regular flights from Dublin, it’s never been easier to visit this stunning archipelago.   

 

1. Discover Malta's many UNESCO World Heritage Sites

You would never know that Valletta, the 'Sunniest City in Europe' was also the smallest capital city! The place is packed with things to do. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980 and was awarded the European Capital of Culture in 2018. Another popular attraction is the fascinating Hal Saflieni Hypogeum. This is the world’s largest underground temple which dates back to 4,000BC! 

5 Things to do in Malta this Summer

 

2. Explore Gozo Island by Quad Bike

The best way to discover the highlights of Gozo Island is by quad bike! Known as Malta’s sister island, Gozo is a tranquil haven. Admire the incredible scenery as you explore its rugged coast and countryside by four-wheel-drive.  

5 Things to do in Malta this Summer

 

3. Kayak through Malta's Blue Grotto

The vibrant colours of Malta’s Blue Grotto make it an unmissable attraction on a Malta holiday. Explore the cave system by Kayak and be mesmerised! The sky reflects off the white sandy seabed creating a cobalt blue colour. Meanwhile, the white caves reflect orange, purple and green due to the minerals in the rocks. After kayaking, don’t miss out on some scuba diving. Afterall, Malta is one of the world’s best diving destinations! 

5 Things to do in Malta this Summer

 

4. Join in with Pride celebration in Triton Square

Malta was ranked 1st on the European Rainbow Index in 2016 and 2017. Parades, parties and many more exciting events take place in June. Although, on the 14th September the vibrant colours of the rainbow will fill Valletta's Triton Square for the biggest event, Malta Pride 2019. The celebrations include street parties, colourful floats, concerts and so much more. Don’t miss out on the after-pride dance party which features local and international DJ’s and performers.

Things to do in Malta

 

5. Swim in the Blue Lagoon 

Between Malta and Gozo, lies the beautiful island of Comino, home to the famous Blue Lagoon. This is one of Malta’s most popular attractions. It’s the perfect place to spend the day relaxing, swimming, snorkelling or simply admiring the incredible views.  

5 Things to do in Malta this Summer

 

6. Fall in Love with Mdina's Architecture  

Not only is the walled city of Mdina steeped in history, but it also boasts incredible architecture. The stunning St. Paul’s cathedral is the city’s highlight. This 17th century masterpiece dominates Mdina’s skyline. It can’t be missed as you wander through the city’s narrow streets. 

5 Things to do in Malta this Summer

 

You can fly from Ireland to Malta in just 3-hours, this makes it the perfect city break or beach holiday destination. Explore its prehistoric architecture, fall in love with its scenery or take advantage of its world class diving. This sun kissed archipelago caters to everyone.

 

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