The Mediterranean island of Malta is a wonderful destination for holidaymakers and there are many delightful towns and villages to stay at. One such place is the village of Madliena, which is located in the north of the island. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.
Madliena has some fantastic places in the countryside to explore making it a great place for hiking, horseback riding and cycling. There is plenty on offer in Malta for sports enthusiasts including an 18-hole golf course at the Royal Malta Golf Club in Marsa. This same club also offers miniature golf, swimming, tennis and squash. Just a five minute drive from Madliena is some attractive beaches suitable for sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling. Various other watersports can be tried in Malta including sailing, water skiing, paragliding, wake boarding, jet biking and kayaking. Visitors will find a few places to dine nearby including restaurants, bars and cafes. There are a few shops located in the area for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink as well as souvenirs. A bigger variety of shopping can be found in the capital Valletta.
Madliena has some wonderful places of interest including Fort Madliena, which is one of four forts built along the Victoria Lines. Nearby visitors will also be able to see the Pembroke and Sandhurst Clock Towers. The Meditteraneo Water Park is also nearby and is Malta’s only marine park.
The warmest time of the year to visit Malta is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 32 degrees centigrade. January and February are the coolest months with an average high of 16 degrees centigrade and average lows of 10C. There is very little rainfall in Malta especially in summer. The wettest months are generally November and December with an average of 111mm per month.
Malta International Airport (MLA) is the only airport in Malta and receives flights all year round from many cities. Air Malta fly to and from Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Birmingham, Brussels, Catania, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, London, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Reggio Calabria, Rome, Sofia, Stuttgart, Tripoli, Vienna and Zürich. Madliena is approximately a 30 minute drive from the airport and there are car rental services and taxis available on the island.
A trip to the Maltese capital city Valetta is well worthwhile as there are many historic buildings, palaces, churches, museums and galleries here. Visitors may also like to take a trip to the fishing village St Julian’s Bay on the main island, where there is lots of nightlife and entertainment. Victoria is the main town on the island of Gozo and offers many interesting places to visit as well as good shops and restaurants.