Although it’s a small island, Malta and it’s sister island Gozo, have many activities for you and your loved ones to enjoy. From visiting one of the many historic buildings, to the scenic beaches which adorn the coastline, you won’t be disappointed while on holiday in Malta.
Below, we have put together five things for you to do while visiting Malta.
1. Spend a day in Valletta
Valletta, the capital of Malta, is a World Heritage city well known for its incredible churches, palaces and museums. Enjoy the day visiting the new Parliament building, upper and lower Barrakka Gardens, limestone streets, the National Museum of Archeology, and the National War Museum at Fort St Elmo. Stairt street is the most thriving street in Valletta, with restaurants serving the best Italian food and local cuisine.
2. Day Trip to Gozo Island
Visiting Gozo Island is a holiday to remember with its spectacular scenery, gorgeous beaches, and fascinating historical sites. Marsalforn, the main resort town, has excellent outdoor cafes and restaurants. The crystal-clear waters are ideal for snorkeling, swimming, and scuba diving. Ir-Ramla il-Hamra (Ramla Bay) is the largest sandy beach on Gozo Island. It’s a relaxing place to spend a day.
3. Popeye Village
This is a fun place to visit while on holiday in Malta. It was purposely built as a film set for a musical production of Popeye in 1980. Popeye Village has since become a family favorite entertainment park. The picture-perfect village has swimming and playing areas, boat rides, shows, restaurants, and much more.
4. Day Trip to Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon is one of Malta’s not-so-hidden gems. It is a must-visit location known for its crystal-clear blue waters and jagged cliffs. There are so many tours and boats available to take you on a trip around the island. There are food trucks that serve simple food, beer, soda, wine, and ice cream.
5. Visit the Best Beaches in Malta
Beaches are the best places to visit in Malta, as the Island is located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, surrounded by beaches. The top beaches to visit in Malta include Ghajn Tuffieha, Mellieha Bay, Golden Bay, and Paradise Bay.