Malta’s Best Cities to Live, Work & Discover

For years Malta has become a talent ground for those starting their international careers. It’s no surprise the buzzing environment is filled with expats across Europe and beyond. Whether you’re looking to extend your time in Malta or considering the move, chances are you’re wondering where to stay.

Making the big decision to relocate involves a fair amount of planning. You may already know what matters to you? – cost, opportunities, a social scene. Except where exactly should that be?

We list the top thriving cities in Malta, many expats consider their new home.


Residing in the central region of Malta, bordering its well-known university. Birkirkara presents a growing population of young people. The largest city in Malta is at the forefront of tech and diversity, sponsoring major projects representing women in work. While, inheriting some of the largest iGaming players in the market. For relocation it’s listed Malta’s leading place to be 2017, being relatively cheaper in comparison to neighbouring areas. Yet contains the most striking townhouses and hipster scene.

Sliema & St Julians 

Due to its’ prime location and touristic elements, both towns attract the largest community of world-class talent thriving in iGaming. Being the largest base for tech and gaming firms. Located only 2km walking distance apart with great transport links your never far away from exploring the next bar, cafes and restaurants. Naming Sliema and St Julians as the leading place for leisure and an amazing night out by the coast. So, expect the area to be thriving and full of life.

Ta Xbiex

Relatively smaller town, which name came to be from its’ spectacular harbour and sunrise views over Valetta. Offering a relatively more chilled environment, whilst only a walking distance from Sliema and St Julians. It’s rent maybe slightly higher but with locations between the thriving tech and gaming hubs. The residential and commercial town contains the best of both worlds in terms of a relaxed atmosphere and solid opportunities.

Msida & Gzira

The well-established town is orientated around a multicultural community. Especially starters in iGaming find Gzira the most popular location for its’ inexpensive rent and proliferation of modern apartments. Along with great links between thriving tech and gaming hubs in sports betting, casino games, and online slots in Sliema & St Julians. It’s the perfect surrounding to embrace local culture and history.

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