Travel to Malta

Malta is an island country that has been part of the European Union since 2004 and is in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, flanked by Italy, Tunisia and Libya. Being located in such a strategic place, it has been governed by various powers throughout its history. Despite being a small country, it has a very rich and long history and boasts some of the oldest buildings in the world, many of them Neolithic temples.

Civilizations such as the Greek, Phoenician, Norman, Arab, Roman, French, the Crusaders and finally the English passed through there for centuries, who were there during a colonial period that lasted until 1964. Three are the main islands of this small archipelago , although The most important of all is Malta, a very important tourist destination thanks to its spectacular white sand beaches and crystal clear waters.

In Malta they lead a very modern lifestyle and have a very lively social life, with numerous festivals throughout the year, although the most important are celebrated in summer, which is when their patron saint festivities are, in addition to the carnival season, which is also very special and recommended.

In Valletta , the capital of the country, you can admire a lot of fortifications and baroque buildings that are a great attraction for tourists, and it is also very easy to see the whole of it since it is a small city and you can do almost everything on foot. The Cathedral of San Juan is one of the most important buildings since there you can see the work of Caravaggio "The Beheading of San Juan", a painter who lived there for a few months but was expelled and charged with murder.

The Armory Palace of the Grand Master is also very interesting, where you can find some 5,000 armor of the Order of Malta, without a doubt something spectacular. Other places of interest are the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Archeology, the Museum of the Inquisition or Fort San Elmo , a spectacular fortification that still preserves all the essence of past centuries.