Malta is south of the Italian island of Sicily and is the largest of the three islands in the archipelago. Located in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, there are many exciting things to see and do in this unusual island with a history that includes some monuments that are almost 7,000 years old.
Valletta is Malta's capital city and is a UNESCO World Heritage site because it contains 320 recognized monuments. The Knights of Malta built this city in the second half of the 16th century. There are two deep natural harbors, the most popular being the Grand Harbour. There are tours to cruise this area with a commentary to advise you of what sights you are seeing.
Hop-on Hop-Off tours are a very popular way of sightseeing. Double decker buses provide tours that take three hours, and you can hop off at certain stops and hop back on the next bus with the same ticket. You get to see the major attractions, and there is an audio commentary in eight languages.
You can take a full day photography experience tour to take pictures of the natural scenery, caves, cliffs, antique chapels, temples, historic cities, rock formations, old fortifications, and more.
Malta is a scuba diving paradise that is one of the world's most popular diving destinations because of the clean waters and also diving wrecks that date back to WW1.