Malta is said to have a church for every day of the year, which gives you an insight into the religious life on the island. Religion has dominated the Maltese history and landscape ever since the first people came to the islands, and the main religion is Roman Catholicism. Malta has three patron saints: St. Paul, St. Publius and St. Agatha. However, both the feast of the Assumption of Mary (15 August) and the feast of Our Lady of Victories (8 September) are also widely celebrated as they commemorate important dates in Maltese history.
As Vacations Malta, we can tailor programmes that vary from the numerous magnificent churches and cathedrals to the megalithic temples and many shrines found all over the country, giving you an in-depth knowledge of the history of Christianity in Malta.
These package programmes will take participants to the best religious sites, offering a boat ride to St. Paul’s Islands or a visit to the Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary in Gozo. At the same time, these programmes include an element of culture enabling participants to explore places like the Silent City of Mdina, Malta’s magnificent capital city Valletta, the quaint sister island Gozo as well as some of the island’s most picturesque villages.