Getting here

Malta Expats | Getting here
[dropcap]M[/dropcap]altese Archipelago lies virtually in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, 93km south of the Italian island of Sicily, 400km west of the Tunisian coast. Yet Malta is just a few hours flying time from most mainland European cities and has excellent intercontinental connections.

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Malta Expats | Getting hereIn addition to Malta’s own national airline, Air Malta (connecting to Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin-Tegel, Brussels, Catania, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul-Atatürk, London-Gatwick, London-Heathrow, Manchester, Milan-Linate, Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Munich, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly, Reggio Calabria, Rome-Fiumicino, Sofia, Stuttgart, Tel Aviv, Tripoli, Vienna, Zürich) Large number of other national airlines fly into the country, including Aeroflot, Air France, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa, Meridiana fly, Swiss International Air Lines, Turkish Airlines and Wizzair and Ryanair (connecting to Bari, Birmingham, Bologna, Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Girona, Leeds/Bradford, London-Luton, Madrid, Marseille, Pisa, Seville, Stockholm-Skavsta, Trapani, Treviso, Valencia), Easyjet (connecting to Belfast-International, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Milan-Malpensa, Newcastle upon Tyne, Rome-Fiumicino) from the low budget fly companies . Malta’s international airport is at Luqa, 6 kilometers from Valetta – The capital of Malta. From here, taxis and buses operate to all parts of the island of Malta.

Malta Expats | Getting hereThe Maltese Islands are included in several cruise itineraries and provide an excellent base or stop-over for sailing the Mediterranean. You can also get here on a scheduled ferry direct from several Mediterranean ports. Malta’s location and the choice of marinas and natural harbors makes it a popular stop for yachtsmen cruising the Mediterranean.

There are several companies providing ferry-boat journey to Malta fron Italy and Tunisia as well: Grandi Navi Veloci making the Genoa Tunis Malta Genoa ferry service; Virtu Ferries out of Pozzallo and Catania in Sicily; and Grimaldi Ferries with weekly services out from Salerno, south of Naples. Grimaldi Ferries To Tunis. This ferry-boat trip in this specific region of the Mediterranean Sea offers amazing landscapes and amazing sea / land scenarios – perfect for romantic travels.