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For those passionate about sailing, Malta is the perfect island to do just that. Surrounded by clean blue waters, pristine beaches and a rich history depicted by its architectural wealth, Malta is an idyllic sailing destination.
For art lovers, Malta has plenty to offer, with the paintings of Caravaggio amongst the most renowned on the island.
One of the small islands in the Maltese Archipelago is the small island Gozo, also known amongst the locals as Ghawdex, the 2nd largest island of this archipelago. With a population of over 31,000 inhabitants, Gozo is only 67 km² in size and is more rural than the larger island of Malta.
A prominent site on the South East of Gozo, the Ġgantija temples are the oldest free standing megalithic temples in the world.
An exhibition of drawings, water colours and engravings is being held at the Ġgantija Temples this year exhibiting some early illustrations from the 19th century of the temple.
Situated in the Citadel in Gozo, stands an old prison overlooking the cathedral square and next to the once connected law courts. This prison facility was used in the 16th century by the Knights of St John soon after they arrived on the island of Malta and was last used in 1962 . The prisoners […]