Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Best of Malta

Malta


Malta, Comino, Gozo and 18 uninhabited islands forming The Maltese Islands, they are like nowhere else. On the Maltese Islands you will find great prehistoric temples, glittering hidden coves and thrilling diving opportunities. People on these islands are very warm and welcoming.


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Valletta is the capital, it is the city built by the Knights of St John. Valletta is one of the most concentrated historic area in the world. Around every corner you will come across an intriguing historical site. Narrow side streets are full of tiny quaint shops. Valletta is standing proud on a short peninsula . When you walk around, especially along the waterfront, you will get a clear picture how sturdy a stronghold the city must have when it was founded.


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Mdina is a former capital of Malta. It is fascinating to visit for its timeless atmosphere as well as its religious and cultural treasures. Mdina has had different names, but its medieval name describe it best ‘’Citta Notabile’’ - the noble city. It was home then, as now, to Malta’ s noble families. You will see impressive palaces.


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The coastline of Malta, Gozo and Comino is primary rocky. On the North side of island you can find sandy beaches, such as Mellieha Bay and Golden Bay in Malta, and Ramla Bay in Gozo. The south side of island makes remarkably high cliffs drop straight down to the sea. Three large bays divide the eastern side of islands, and in the West side are concetration of natural harbours.


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The Blue Groto


You are never far away from Mediterranean Sea, because they are small islands, in Gozo you can see sea almost everywhere you go. Beaches are small but perfectly formed . This is one of the world’s best places to go diving. When you are diving you can see dramatic undersea caves, or maybe sunken World War II bombers. The sea is warm and with excellent visibility.


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Golden Bay is a very popular sandy beach, within a cliff face in North West Malta. It has a large beach, beautiful blue water and facilities. It is also a favourite spot for beach parties and barbeques. You will enjoy in a spectacular sunset.


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St. Peter’s Pool beach is one of the most beautiful and stunning natural swimming pools in Malta. The sea is crystal clear with an amazing light green and azure colors. It offers an excellent snorkeling opportunities. St.Peter’s Pool is popular for those who are looking for a quieter place to spend their day.


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The Blue Lagoon is the Comino biggest atraction, this is sheltered cove. It is incredibly inviting and beautiful, with his white sand seabed and clear water. Water is so intense blue. It is a little bit  noise, because of lot of tourist, but be carefull there is no shade, and most sunbathing is done on the exposed rocky ledges surrounding the cove.


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The Azure Window is in Gozo, this is a huge natural arch in the sea cliff. It stands very close to two other famous natural landmarks the Inland Sea and  Dwejra Bay. This area was created thousands of years ago when two caves collapsed. In front of it is another geological freak called the Blue Hole, it is a verticaly chimney in the limestone that connects with the open sea through an underwater arch. It is very popular diving and snorkeling site.


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Tiny harbor Wied iz-Zurrieq at the end of a rugged valley, set in a narrow inlet in the cliffs and guarded by watchtower. You can go on boat trip and visit about seven caves. Town Zurrieq and surrounding area are rich in historic and archaeological sites.


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In Xaghara , Gozo, is Ninu’s cave, it is an underground cave. Lot of tourist visits this cave because of the abundant natural stalactite and stalagmite. The cave is well illuminated by electric light. The entrance is via 4 meters staircase. It is realy beautiful.






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