A lens on Southern European Charms – Malta

Lady in Traditional Costume - Ghonnella (2) viewingmalta.com

Salt pans Salt production is tradition carried on from generation to generation. In Malta, salt pan areas are in Salina, Marsascala, Zonqor Point, Delimara, Xghajra and Birzebbugia. Along the Gozitan coast salt pans are located in Qala, Dwejra and Xlendi. When the sea water fills the salt pans, the water …

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Traditional Southern European Architecture in Malta

Mdina Gate Rene Rossignaud, viewingmalta.com

L-Ghajn tal-Hasselin These wash houses were built in the 16th Century and some of them still stand to this day found in places all over Malta and Gozo. Arched shelters were built over the springs to make life easier for local women. They were built in such a way that …

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5 things to see in St. Julians

St. Julian's Promenade

The Entertainment hub, St. Julians Wine and Dine in St. Julians St. Julians offer quite a good number of restaurants to choose from, serving Asian Cuisine to Mediterranean Cuisine. The wide selection of restaurants and wine bars make St. Julians, a suitable choice for celebrating any occasion. Dance the night …

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5 Films shot in Malta

the grand harobour

Films shot in Malta The Count of Monte Cristo The adventure drama film, The Count of Monte Cristo was released in 2002, starring Jim Caviezel, Guy Pierce and Richard Harris. It is about a young sailor, who is betrayed and falsely imprisoned by his jealous “friends”, he escapes and seeks …

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5 things to do in Bugibba

The Malta National Aquarium viewingmalta.com

Things to do in Bugibba Bugibba Main Square Bugibba is a seaside town having various hotels, restaurants, clubs and pubs. Bugibba’s nightlife is in the square with bars and restaurants as well as karaoke bars, cinemas as well as a casino. Walk by the Bugibba promenade Bugibba has quite a …

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5 things to see in Birgu

Fort St. Angelo birgu local council viewingmalta.com

Birgu, the Victorious city Birgu by Candlelight This is an event that is very unique in Malta, the streets light up with candles that create a romantic atmosphere depicting the history and architectural beauty of Birgu. Historical re-enactments take place as well as museums are open to the public, there …

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5 things to do in Mellieha

Ghadira Bay Aerial Viewingmalta.com

Things to do in Mellieha The locals are proud to present Mellieha with all its natural beauty of blue sea and beautiful country views that inspire the artists. The parish church so high on the hill reminds one of Malta’s victorious day. In summer, Ghadira beach is so popular every …

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5 things to look out for in Mdina

Mdina Gate Rene Rossignaud, viewingmalta.com

The Silent City of Mdina A timeless and classical view of the Malta’s Old Capital makes it all a romantic place where time stops and transports you back to the Medieval era. Walk around Mdina Mdina is a fine example of an ancient walled city with a mix of Norman …

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5 things to do in Sliema

Sliema Aerial Viewingmalta.com

Things to do in Sliema Shopping in Sliema Sliema is a major commercial area with two leading shopping malls Tigne and Plaza Shopping Complex as well as shops lining the streets of the Strand, Tower Road and Bisazza street with a few of the world’s famous brands. Eating in Sliema …

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5 things to see in Valletta

Valletta Coast - Clive Briffa, viewingmalta.com

Living history in Valletta The Capital City of Malta, Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Valletta is full of 16th century buildings with Baroque architecture built by the Knights of St. John. Among the majestic buildings is St. John’s Co-Cathedral, several Auberges which were hosted by the knights, still …

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