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Top 5 things to see and do in Malta

1. Swim in the Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is an awe-inspiring natural swimming pool on the island of Comino and is perfect for an array of activities such as snorkelling and swimming.

2. Megalithic Temples of Malta

Many of these prehistoric temples are UNESCO heritage sites and were built between 3600 and 700 BC, making them the oldest free-standing structures in the world.

3. Walk around the Valletta Fortifications

Much like the walls at Chester and York, the Valletta fortifications are impressive walls surrounding the city that show off Malta's past military might and make for beautiful views of the harbour.

4. Explore Upper Barrakka Gardens

These gardens in Valletta offer beautifully landscaped gardens to spend an afternoon strolling through.

5. Discover Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

This underground burial complex once held 7000 bodies and now offers tours for small groups to see the incredibly well-preserved grounds.

Do I need an EHIC card for Malta?

Your EHIC card will allow you to access all state medical care and treatment you may need, as well as treatment for pre-existing conditions.

Is Malta a safe country to visit?

Malta is an extremely safe country with little violent or petty crimes. Although, you should still take care when carrying valuables in areas with lots of nightlife and on beaches.

Can you drive in Malta with a UK driving licence?

You can drive in Malta with a UK license, although driving is known to be fast and the roads are not always in good condition.

Do you need any vaccinations for Malta?

In addition to routine vaccinations, you should ensure that you have been vaccinated against rabies and hepatitis A and B. However, you should still take out travel insurance in case of emergencies or the need for private medical care.

When is the best time to visit Malta?

The winter months November and December have the most rainfall and so the best time to visit Malta is during the summer, when you should have uninterrupted sunshine.

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