To really get a Taste of rural life in Malta and to understand this island’s unique culture and history, I recommend a trip to the village of Mellieħa on its northern coast. With its historic buildings, a wildlife sanctuary, World War II shelter tunnels and the island’s longest beach, Mellieħa is a fascinating base for a holiday on this unique Mediterranean island. Set on a hilltop, this traditional Maltese village gives visitors a rare glimpse into the life and culture of Malta, something that’s often missing in other destination around the island. Be warned, though: the hilly location means that
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