Things to do in Malta

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St. Paul\'s Bay featuring a bay or harbour

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1. Mellieha Bay

The huge aquamarine ocean opens up in front of you at Mellieħa Bay as you lie on your deckchair under your umbrella, soaking up the warmth of this unique place. Also known as Ghadira Bay, Mellieħa Bay’s beach is just under 0.5 mile (0.8 kilometer) long, which makes it one of the longest sandy beaches in Malta.
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Spend your days in the north relaxing on the sand at this sparkling natural beach perfect for swimming and windsurfing.

2. Malta Experience

Enjoy a show at Malta Experience, a popular theatre in Valletta. Stroll along the area's seaside or simply savour its top-notch restaurants.
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Enjoy a show at Malta Experience, a popular theatre in Valletta. Stroll along the area's seaside or simply savour its top-notch restaurants.

3. Upper Barrakka Gardens

The Upper Barrakka Gardens is a beautiful park that lies high above the Grand Harbour. The landscaped grounds were designed as a retreat for Italian knights in 1661 and opened to the public in the 19th century. Enjoy spectacular views of the harbor and its fortified towns and watch the centuries-old tradition of salute by cannon fire.
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Perched above Valletta's Grand Harbour is an exquisite park of flowers and statues, from where a cannon salute is fired every day.

4. Grand Harbour

See Malta’s beauty as it has existed for centuries along Grand Harbour, a natural wonder and one of the country’s premier landmarks. It’s now a huge commercial center, both on and out of the water.
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Ancient peoples were beguiled by the spectacular Grand Harbour, with huge natural cliffs, forts and villages overlooking the shining Mediterranean Sea.

5. Malta National Aquarium

The Mediterranean Sea brims with life. Dive right into it at the Malta National Aquarium, just off the main road on Qawra Point. See all the colorful critters that swim just off Malta’s beautiful coastline and have a fully immersive experience in the shark tunnel as these great beasts swim above you.
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Come face to face with the cute and homely local fish of Malta’s waters in this sleek and modern facility in picturesque Qawra.

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