Valletta 2018 – European capital of culture

European Capital of Culture Valletta was declared European Capital of Culture (ECoC) on the 12th October 2012. The Valletta 2018 Foundation was responsible for compiling the bid for Valletta as an ECoC and is in charge of implementing the project. Valletta will be hosting the title of European Capital of Culture in 2018 with a partner Dutch city, Leeuwarden. The…

Valletta 2018

gentlemen for gentlemen” is Malta’s capital city: a living, working city, the administrative and commercial heart of the Islands. Valletta is named after its founder, the respected Grand Master of the Order of St. John, Jean Parisot de la Valette. The magnificent fortress city grew on the arid rock of Mount Sceberras peninsula, which rises steeply from two deep harbours,…

st Pauls Bay

. St Paul’s Bay was named after St Paul, who was shipwrecked on an Island located in the bay. St Paul was shipwrecked on Malta during his journey from Caesarea to Rome and the Maltese people believe that it was St Paul himself who introduced Christianity to the local population. Some parts of Saint Paul’s Bay are very developed…

Bugibba and St Pauls Bay, Malta

Bugibba is located in the North East part of Malta; it is one of Malta’s largest seaside villages with a numerous hotels, restaurants, clubs and pubs. Bugibba has a seaside promenade stretching from Salina Bay to St Paul’s Bay, very popular amongst the tourists and locals alike. The promenade offers beautiful views of the open sea and St. Paul’s Island….

Sliema,

Sliema is a coastal town situated on the northeast of Malta, adjacent to St. Julians. Once the home of Malta’s aristocracy; it has now become a major commercial area, very popular for shopping, bars, cafes, restaurants and hotels. Sliema was once a quiet fishing village, a minor summer resort that hosted the wealthier Valletta residents. The 19th century, however,…

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