Valletta, Mdina & Victoria (Malta)

However unlikely it sounds Malta is actually one of the most densely populated countries in Europe with its two islands Gozo and Malta and their 386 649 citizens. As opposed to the crowded and busy island of Malta, Gozo is much quieter – and greener: this is where according to the Odyssee, Odysseus wassupposed to have spent seven long years with the witch Calypso on his way back to Ithaka from the battle of Troj.