Malta was the first EU country to ban anyone non-vaccinated against COVID-19
There’s no quarantine, easy entry if you’re fully vaccinated and you can reach it from anywhere in Europe. Plus with 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, you’re almost guaranteed good weather.
Malta might just be the perfect place for a late-summer getaway. But be sure to pack your sunglasses as there’s a lot of limestone. It’s beautiful, but it’s very reflective when the sun is beating down.
Anti-vaxxers beware, though. Malta was the first EU country to ban anyone not vaccinated against COVID-19, except children under the age of 12. They enforced this rule in mid-July after a surge in cases brought in by tourists. Read on for details of which vaccine certificates are accepted at the border.
Malta is made up of three islands. The biggest by far is Malta, with the smaller two, Gozo and Camino, easily reachable for day trips.
The country has 7,000 years of heritage – a dream for history geeks. From the UNESCO-protected Ggantija Temples to baroque-inspired St John’s Co-Cathedral, the history of the Maltese islands feels very present. read more