Kalkara Tourism

Kalkara (Maltese: Il-Kalkara) is a small picturesque village in the South Eastern Region of Malta, with a population of 3,014 as of March 2014. The name is derived from the Latin word for lime (Calce), and it is believed that there was a lime kiln present there since Roman times. Kalkara forms part of the inner harbour area and occupies the area around Kalkara Creek. The town has its own Local Council and is bordered by the cities of Birgu and Żabbar, as well as the town of Xgħajra.


Home to pretty treasures, Kalkara is Malta's best kept secret. When planning a trip to Kalkara, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Valletta. Valletta, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like St Johns Co Cathedral, Upper Barrakka Gardens, The Malta Experience. Also, to reach Kalkara, you'll have to take a flight to Valletta; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

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