Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean, the three main islands Malta, Gozo and Comino are small, beautiful and unique. Bursting with history and culture, friendly locals, sunshine, ongoing events and the magnificent Valletta – which is to be the European Capital of Culture in 2018. Malta is the ideal location to discover in a short period of time with an average 15-minute transfer time and easily-accessible with a 3-hour direct flight from all major European airports. The three main islands Malta, Gozo & Comino are situated in the heart of the Mediterranean. They are small beautiful and unique. With an area of just 316 sq km, they allow visitors to discover the islands in a short period of time and the average transfer time is only 15 minutes. 7,000-year of intense and unique history has made Malta what it is today. From Pre-Historic temples which are older than the Pyramids to the World Heritage City, Valletta, which is to be European Capital of Culture in 2018.