Malta History and Culture

The plentiful attractions dedicated to Malta's rich history are the main surprise for visitors to the island. A strategic location in the middle of the Mediterranean, means that Malta was always a prized asset for the world's greatest rulers.

Discover the oldest megalithic temples in the world, the fascinating history and riches left by the elite Knights of Malta in cathedrals and palaces. Join in Maltese folklore with music and dance or visit an attraction dedicated to the native limestone rock. Learn about the hardships and decisive role that Malta played in the outcome of WWII.