Malta is an English speaking nation. Before gaining its independence in 1964 , Malta had been in the British commonwealth for well over two centuries, giving English the Lingua Franca status. Eventually, Malta adopted English as its first foreign language and has since become one of the official languages communicated with on the island. This gem in the Mediterranean has a multitude of things to offer, whether you are a first-time visitor or repeat tourist. .
Malta is the largest island and the cultural, commercial and administrative centre. Gozo is the second largest island and is more rural, characterised by fishing, tourism, crafts and agriculture. Comino, the smallest of the trio, has one hotel and is largely uninhabited. With superbly sunny weather, attractive beaches, a thriving nightlife and 7,000 years of intriguing history, there is a great deal to see and do.
The Maltese Islands, one of the most charming destinations in the Mediterranean, offer the traveller a unique holiday experience. Blessed with year-round sunshine and set in crystal clear waters, Malta and its sister islands of Gozo and Comino, can be a fascinating setting for a truly memorable vacation. The islands numerous cultural, artistic and natural treasures are there to be discovered and are all within easy access from wherever one chooses to stay.