The 20 Best Things to do in Malta For First Timers

Before it got a rebrand, Malta was known to the ancient Greeks and Romans as Melita, the island of honey. If you’re visiting the island for the first time, these are the 20 best things to do in Malta.

Watch a performance at the Chamber of Mysteries

Tucked away on the site of a former milling factory at 1743 Razzett L–Antik, the show, which has been entertaining the crowds since 2011, is the longest-running theatrical event in Malta.

Discover the underwater world at night

If you’re a first-time diver, you’re in luck – Malta has plenty of calm, shallow diving spots that are perfect for newbies looking to build up their confidence.

Throw some shapes at Level 22

Malta might be small, but you wouldn’t know it from the nightlife.

Go on a ghost walk

If you want to learn more about the myths and legends of Malta, and maybe even get to meet some of its ghostly inhabitants while you’re at it, why not try a ghost walk?

Sample some wine at Valletta’s premier wine bar

If wine’s your bag, Trabuxu is your bar. Tucked away below street level in a 400-year-old stone vaulted cellar, Trabuxu has been a local favorite for years.

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