Here's To Għaxaq, One Of Malta's Most Underrated Villages

Understated awesomeness

Ghaxaq

Ħal Għaxaq is a small locality in the South of Malta with a population of less than 5,000 people, but it makes up for its size by being one hell of a cool village. 

With a name that might very well be derived from the Maltese word for delight, here's why you need to make your way down to Għaxaq ASAP.

1. Għaxaq takes #streetporn to a whole new level

Oh yeah, and it also has one of the strongest contenders for the coolest house in Malta; this beauty from 1901.

2. And the streets are filled with some of the coolest retro wheels on the island

3. Għaxaq has its own music festival

4. And it also has a wine and cheese festival

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5. It's the home of Oddity, one of Malta's coolest tattoo parlours

6. And it also hosts a spontaneous carnival that rivals Nadur's

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7. But if you've got more traditional tastes, there's always Għaxaq's summer feast

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Written By

David Grech Urpani

Sarcastically ironic, Dave is a recovering hipster musician with a penchant for chicken, women's clothes and Kanye.

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