Jewel of the Mediterranean
A EUROPEAN CULTURAL CAPITAL
She has been fought over for thousands of years, has temples that pre-date the pyramids at Giza and Stonehenge, has some of the clearest waters in the world, and boasts a capital city that is a baroque masterpiece. Like Croatia of 20 years ago, Malta has just now become a newly discovered travel destination for the cultural enthusiasts and adventure seekers. The Maltese Islands, although small in size, offers travelers a rare opportunity to see a well preserved history and exciting present day culture.