Crystal clear waters, medieval citadels and megalithic temples are the three treasures of the island of Malta, located in the centre of the Mediterranean Sea. Travelling through Malta will take you from the steep cliffs of its coasts to the quiet alleys of its medieval cities such as Mdina the fortified and Victoria and the Renaissance splendours of Valletta. Or dive into the fascinating corridors of a Hypogée built in 5000 BC and then admire the Caribbean waters of Comino. If its palaces, churches, fortifications and majestic monuments will delight history lovers, Malta will also be able to satisfy other pleasures thanks to its typical and sunny cuisine and festive atmosphere, whether in the bars of Valletta or in the Paceville district, which has become a must for all young Europeans. If we add that the atmosphere is very different between sometimes slightly concrete coasts, peaceful cities and an island of Gozo, where time seems to stand still, we will understand that everyone can find their own paradise. You are free to choose a travel theme with the help of a tourist guide on Malta.

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When to go to Malta?

The high season runs from July to mid-September in Malta. It is particularly hot and dry in August. During this month, the prices of hotel and restaurant nights double compared to those in winter. The low season runs from April to June and from the end of September to the end of November. If you want to avoid the summer tourist crowd, this is the best time to go to Malta! Prices are then much lower and temperatures are still mild (about twenty degrees on average). You can even go swimming if you visit Malta between May and October. From mid-June to mid-September, it is the festive season in Malta. These are patron saint's festivals of incredible fervour that take place in all the villages of the island. If you are looking for a cultural and festive stay, staying in Malta during this period is really a good option! Ask the tourist office as soon as you arrive to find out the exact dates of the Malta and Gozo festivities.

How to go to Malta? Our advice & tips

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Malta is perfect for relaxing: beaches and coves bordered by the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean, sunshine and mild temperatures almost all year round, low-cost airline tickets. Thus, half-board or full board stays are offered by many specialists. To go on holiday, you will find 8-day trips from 700 € (in low season), flight included. Malta is also a popular destination for language stays for children

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It is quite easy to organize your stay upon arrival in Malta for excursions. But you have to do it a little ahead of time to get the best rates during the high season. The destination is generally safe and single travellers do not have to take any more precautions than in other European countries.

Malta has only one airport. The main airlines serve this destination. The distances are quite short in Malta and we quickly go around the island. Buses serve cities and tourist sites; it is the most economical means of transport. You can also rent a car, but you have to keep in mind that the traffic is dense, the roads are winding and especially that you drive on the left. Shuttle boats also operate between Malta and the islands of Gozo/Comino.

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When to travel?

The high season runs from July to mid-September in Malta. It is particularly hot and dry in August. During this month...
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Weather forecast

The Maltese archipelago has a Mediterranean climate, i.e. mild in winter, which corresponds to the low season, and ho...
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Budget

Malta is rather cheap and prices are rarely exaggerated: all budgets are included and overall, life is 20% cheaper th...
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Formalities

No visa is required to travel to Malta for EU nationals, who only need a valid identity card or passport for their to...
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Health

Malta is an island without dangerous fish or poisonous animals. Tap water is safe to drink, but you are really advise...
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How to travel by yourself?

It is quite easy to organize your stay upon arrival in Malta for excursions. But you have to do it a little ahead of...
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How to get organized?

Malta is perfect for relaxing: beaches and coves bordered by the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean, sunshine and...
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Getting around

Malta has only one airport. The main airlines serve this destination. The distances are quite short in Malta and we q...
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