A true paradise in the Mediterranean Sea, halfway between the African coasts and Sicily, Malta it is an archipelago that is really worth exploring with a rental car.
The three major islands that make up the archipelago are Malta, Gozo e Cumin. It is the smallest state in the European Union, but it is also an inexhaustible treasure chest. That is why it is the ideal destination for those who want to enjoy a relaxing and fun holiday on dream beaches, without giving up the possibility of interesting visits archaeological sites.
What to see in Malta with a rental car
Valletta is the capital of the archipelago and is located on the island of Malta. Your journey can only start from here!
UNESCO World Heritage Site, this city has all the credentials to give you an exciting experience between sea, history and culture. Crossroads of peoples and civilizations, this place still retains the charm of millennia of history.
Among the attractions not to be missed in Valletta, the Fountain of the Tritons it is the monument that will welcome you at the entrance to the historic center. Its design was completely renewed on the occasion of the election of the city as European Capital of Culture in 2018.
Also, you should definitely visit the New Parliament of Malta, designed by Renzo Piano, the Teatru Rjal,Auberge de Castille, Grandmaster's Palace, seat of the Grand Master of the Knights of San Giovanni first and of the House of Representatives and then of the President of the Republic, the Co-cathedral of San Giovanni, Fort Sant'Elmo.
To learn more about the history and culture of Malta, we also recommend visiting the Valletta museums. For art lovers, the Muza, the new National Museum of Fine Arts, is a must. Casa Rocca Piccola is a noble villa open to the public. Finally, if you love history, you cannot miss the Malta Museum of Archeology and War Museum.
Valletta is not a particularly large city, so visiting it doesn't take too long. After stopping in the capital, thanks to car rental service offered by Acarent, you can move to visit the surroundings.
Explore the surroundings of Valletta thanks to car hire
If you are planning a trip to Malta, you cannot fail to consider a visit to the so-called Three Cities. Birgu, Bormla and Isla are three very small and ancient centers, all three enclosed within a kilometer radius.
Birgu, founded by the Phoenicians, is the oldest of the Three Cities and was the capital of Malta from 1530 to 1565.
L-islainstead, it was founded by the Knights Hospitallers in 1551, joining a small island to the mainland.
Bormlafinally, it is the largest of the three cities and is fortified by two walls.
Another must-see destination on the island of Malta is the pretty one St. Julian's.
The other islands: discover Gozo and Comino by rental car
The best way to visit Gozo in complete autonomy is renting a car with Acarent. The island is small, but very charming. This is where, according to legend, the nymph Calypso, in love with Ulysses, held the Homeric hero for 7 years.
The unspoiled landscapes have made the island a natural film set, as well as a very popular tourist destination. There are many beaches where you will have the opportunity to do snorkeling e diving.
The center of Gozo's nightlife is Victoria, a very charming fortified citadel. The very ancient ones are also worth visiting Ġgantija temples: their extraordinary size has long led to believe that they were built by giants.
Cuminfinally, you can really visit it in a few hours. The most famous place on the island is the Blue Lagoon, a true corner of paradise, lapped by a crystalline sea.
Rent a car in Malta without a credit card
On Acarent.it you can book and collect acar hire in Malta even without a credit card.
The agency accepts any method of payment (excluding checks). You can pay in cash, prepaid cards (Postepay, Paypal, etc…) or even with PagoBancomat, Vpay, Maestro and Debit Cards.
In any case the car rental without credit card in Malta it is easy and intuitive, allowing you to visit the city of Etnea and its surroundings in comfort.