5 August 2014

Malta: fit for royalty

Mail Online 24/07/2014: he Duchess of Cambridge will grace Malta with her presence from September 20-12 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Mediterranean Island's independence from England.

Kate is likely to be on a tight schedule but here are 10 things worth doing if you're planning on following in her footsteps.

1. Visit Valletta
Built by the Knights of St John in the 16th and 17th centuries, Malta's pint-sized capital is one of Europe's loveliest. The fortified city has hundreds of monuments, all within easy walking distance. The Upper Barrakka Gardens has spectacular views over the Grand Harbour, while the relatively plain exterior of St John's Co-Cathedral belies its ornate interior. Stop by the historic City Gate, now being restored as part of a Renzo Piano-designed project, and don't miss the legendary Caffe Cordina, the city's top...read on.