Climate and Weather
With warm summer months and some of the mildest European winters, Malta is perfect to visit any time of year!
Average Temperature: winter 18-19°C | summer 30-35°C
Days of sunshine per year: 300
Cost of Living
Bottle of Water: €1.00
1 Litre of milk: €0.83
Loaf of Bread: €0.85
Entrance to clubs: Free
Most shops are open between 09:00 and 19:00, with some closing between 13:00 and 16:00. Shops are usually closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Tipping is customary but not mandatory, with an average tip ranging between 5% and 10%.
Getting Around The Island
In Malta, people drive on the left and public transport is by bus or ferry to and from the mainland.
- Capital city: Valletta
- Two official languages: English and Maltese
- Ferry trip from Malta to Gozo: 20 minutes
- Population: 433,164
- Currency: Euro (€)
- Average annual number of English language students: 70,000 to 85,000
- Maltese archipelago: Malta, Gozo & Comino
- Calling code: +356