Cities and villages in Malta and Gozo
Despite the small size of the Maltese Archipelago, coming to holiday to Malta, you will notice that the islands are constellated with villages surrounded by fields and nature, busy towns animated on market days and dynamic cities bustling with life.
Maltese culture and history
Valletta, capital of Malta
and UNESCO World Heritage Site, or the Three Cities
- Singlea, Vittoriosa and Cospicua – were built with a narrow streets grill, orientated in a particular way to make the sea breeze fresh up the air around its magnificent Palaces and Museums
. Another place rich in Art and beautiful architecture is the beautiful town of Mdina
, on a hill in the centre of the island, ideal for walking around the bastions and city walls and enjoy the stunning views.
Browse the list below to have an overview of all the cities, towns and villages of Malta and Gozo.
Picturesque fishing ports
A must see while on holiday in Malta are the fishing villages of Marsaxlokk or Ghar Lapsi, perfect examples of the many Maltese traditional villages. On Sunday morning Marsaxlokk hosts a fish market and both locals and tourists mingle around the waterfront looking for a bargain or simply enjoying the view on the bay filled withil-Luzzu, the colourful Maltese fishing boats.
Shopping and nightlife hot spots around Malta
Towered over by the first sky scraper ever built in Malta, the towns of St. Julian’s and Paceville
are the heart of Maltese nightlife
. Bars, Pubs, Restaurants and Clubs are concentrated in this area, that after the sun goes down gets really busy and lively. Sliema
on the other hand is a top shopping city, that stretches along Marsamxett Harbour till St. Julian's. It offers a variety of shops and malls, but also cafes and restaurants to refresh the tired shoppers.