Where to go in Malta?

Where to go in Malta?

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Map of Malta

The most beautiful spots to visit in one map

Let me show you exactly where to find the best sightseeing places with my map of Malta. Each number on the map below corresponds to the numbers you have seen in my video of Malta and to the photos presented on the page What to do in Malta.

Having toured the islands of Malta and Gozo by car (yes, there is a ferry between these 2 islands), and having been by boat on the island of Comino, I can show you the main attractions on:

 

In my Malta travel guide in ebook or paper format, you will also find itinerary sugestions if you want to spend few days, one week or more in Malta. More of that, you will also get a free map to download on your mobile with the 20 best attractions to see. Furthermore, you will be able to use it as a GPS in offline or online mode to head to these 20 amazing spots showcased in the ebook.

Malta Island

Main places to visit in Malta island

First, don’t miss to visit the historical cities of Valletta (classified as a Unesco heritage) and its Three cities nearby named Vittoriosa, Cospicua, Senglea. Further in the south, you also need to discover one of most charming cities of Malta: Marsaxlokk with its picturesque port. Not far from there, I also advise you to stop by the fun and nice natural spot of St. Peter’s Pool.

Pursuing in the southern part of the island, you definitely need to see the Blue grotto and the impressive cliffs around. For one of the most important historical visits of the island, discover the nearby megalithic temple Hagar Qim.
Further in the North of the island, I advise you to visit the ancient capital city of Malta: Mdina for an interesting city tour. Finally, if you are looking for a good spot to sunbath and swim, you should go to Ghajn Tuffieha Bay and Golden Bay. They are considered among the most beautiful beaches in Malta.

Where to go in Malta: Valletta

Valletta street with typical balconies

Inside the blue grotto on Malta island

Inside the blue grotto

Marsaxlokk port

Marsaxlokk port

Gozo Island

Nice spots to see in Gozo island

First, you should visit the capital city of Gozo, Ir-Rabat, with its imposing citadel, ramparts and cathedral. For another impressive construction, visit the very beautiful Ta’Pinu Basilica which is an important pilgrimage site for Maltese people.

Then, to enjoy the sun and the coast, discover the scenic swimming locations of Xlendi Bay, or Mgarr Ix Xini, and the interesting and picturesque Dwejra Bay. Finally, for another nice coastline landscape, you can explore Gozo’s salt pans.

Where to go in Malta Gozo island Ta Pinu basilica

Ta Pinu basilica

Ir-Rabat on Gozo island is where to go in Malta

Citadel of Ir-Rabat

Blue hole on Gozo island

Blue hole et Dwejra bay

Comino Island

Beautiful places to discover in Comino island

Located between Malta and Gozo islands, Comino is a small island where it is very nice to spend the day (or eventually one night too). The most famous spot of Comino island is with no doubt the Blue Lagoon, which effectively looks like a paradise on earth (before too many tourists arrive 😅). Walk around this 3,5 km² island is also a nice activity to do, you will discover other beautiful coast landscapes. You will also have a nice view from the highest point of Comino, Saint Mary’s Tower, which is a large bastioned watchtower.

Comino island coasts where to in Malta

Comino island coasts

Comino beach blue lagoon

Blue lagoon

Blue lagoon beach on Comino island

Blue lagoon beach

As a result, the information on on the page What to do in Malta and this Malta map should help you to decide which site to explore in Malta. It will also allow you to organize easily your trip depending on your interests (natural landscape, beautiful towns, cultural interest…). Finally, if you have already taken your decision to visit Malta soon, don’t leave without my Malta travel guide in ebook or paper (check now the free trial version 🤩). More of that, you will get for free a useful map of Malta to download on your mobile with 25 amazing places not to miss.

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