Malta, an English-speaking Mediterranean country situated 50 miles south of Sicily, features Valetta, Europe's smallest capital city and one of nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites on the island. This 16th century Baroque city is an excellent place to start luxury tours of Malta with an array of ancient architecture and religious artwork. St. John's Cathedral, the National Museum of Archaeology and the subterranean temples of Hypogeum which dates back to 2500 BC, are high on the list of landmark attractions. The neighboring island of Gozo, home to the stone temple complex of Ggantija and the captivating city of Victoria are worth an in-depth visit. An ideal Mediterranean climate and sun-drenched beaches add to the pleasures of a luxury vacation on Malta.