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WEDDED BLISS


With year-round sunshine, spellbinding Mediterranean waters, spectacular scenery, luxurious resorts and delectable cuisine, Malta can make a dream wedding become reality.


At just a three-hour flight from all the major airports in Britain, it is a short trip to one of the most romantic and magical wedding destinations in the world – the Maltese Islands.


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Malta is situated in the centre of the Mediterranean, 62 miles south of Sicily. It is in fact an archipelago of three islands: Malta, its smaller sister Gozo – with its stunning landscapes and scenery, and the tiny island of Comino. The islands have untouched and rich with wildlife. With its Mediterranean climate, Malta offers year-round sunshine with long summer days and warm dry winters, providing the perfect wedding destination 365 days a year. The islands have a long and rich history, boasting some of the world’s most ancient standing buildings. Valletta is the capital of Malta and is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage City as it is filled with examples of grand architecture. Malta’s past seems to


transcend the ages, from its mythological links of Homers Odyssey, to attracting the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans and the crusading Knights of St John.


The islands exude a sense of the magical and mysterious. This aura hasn’t gone unnoticed and, coupled with some of the most beautiful landscape in the Mediterranean, Malta has become extremely popular with Hollywood, providing the backdrop for countless cinematic blockbusters such as Gladiator, Troy and U571.


Weddings In Maltese culture, marriages are lavish affairs but whether you’re planning a laidback reception for close friends and family or a spectacular affair for a much larger number, any wedding held in Malta will be one to remember. From church weddings to civil ceremonies, it has a vast array of wedding services to fit all budgets and offers


great value for money, making a Maltese destination wedding available to everyone. Malta is a Roman Catholic country and boasts more than 350 beautiful churches around the islands, making it a fantastic destination for couples desiring a religious ceremony. For those who wish to have a civil ceremony there are also numerous venues, including many luxurious hotels. However, Malta’s venues are in no way limited


to just hotels and churches. The historic capital of Valletta, with its ancient buildings and magnificent harbour, adds a sumptuous backdrop to any ceremony. As does the former capital Mdina, with its magnificent panoramic view of the island. With such a varied and colourful historic past, Malta offers something for everyone. The grandiose will love one of the imposing baroque palazzos with stunning gardens and those preferring something more rustic can choose a beautiful farmhouse set in the


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