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Opening Hours and Admission Fees of Popular Attractions in Malta (2018)

Opening Hours and Admission Fees of Popular Attractions in Malta (2018)

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In here, you can find the list of opening hours and admission fees for popular attractions in Malta. Feel free to peruse them for planning a travel itinerary or budget for your next trip to Malta! Enjoy~


Attractions in Valletta


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fees
Casa Rocca PiccolaMon - Sat: 10:00 – 17:00
Sun: Closed
Adults: 9 EUR
Children: Free
Church of St. Paul's ShipwreckMon - Sat: 09:30 - 12:00 & 15:30 - 18:00
Sun: 10:45 - 11:45 & 16:00 - 18:00
Free
Grandmaster's PalaceDaily: 10:00 - 16:00Adults: 12 EUR
Children: 8 EUR
Lascaris War RoomsDaily: 10:00 - 17:00Adults: 10 EUR
Children: 5 EUR
Lower Barrakka GardensDaily: 07:00 - 22:00Free
Malta Postal MuseumMon - Fri: 10:00 - 16:00
Sat: 10:00 - 14:00
Sun: Closed
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2 EUR
Malta5DMon - Sat: 09:30 - 17:00
Sun: 10:00 - 14:00
Shows on every 30 minutes
Adults: 9 EUR
Children: 6 EUR
Manoel TheatreMon - Fri: 10:00 - 16:30
Sat: 10:00 - 12:30
Sun: Closed
5 EUR
National Library of MaltaSummer
Mon - Sat: 08:15 - 13:15
Sun: Closed

Winter
Mon - Fri: 08:15 - 17:00
Sat: 08:15 - 13:00
Sun: Closed
Free
National Museum of ArchaeologyJan & Feb
​​Daily: 09:00 – 17:00

Mar - Dec
​​Daily: 09:00 – 18:00
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
National War Museum - Fort St. ElmoDaily: 09:00 - 18:00Adults: 10 EUR
Children: 5.50 EUR
Saluting BatteryDaily: 10:00 – 17:00
Gun Firings: ​12:00 & 16:00
Adults: 3 EUR
Children: 1 EUR
St. John's Co-CathedralMon - Fri: 09:30 – 16:30
Sat: 09:30 – 12:30
Sun: Closed
Adults: 10 EUR
Children: Free
The Malta ExperienceWeekdays: 11:00 - 16:00
Weekends: 11:00 - 14:00
Shows on every 1 hour
Adults: 16 EUR
Children: 6 EUR
Toy Museum ValettaMon - Fri: 10:00 – 15:00
Sat - Sun: 10:00 - 13:00
Adults: 3 EUR
Children: Free
Upper Barrakka GardensDaily: 07:00 - 22:00Free
Valletta WaterfrontDaily: 24 hrsFree

Attractions in Gozo Island


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fees
Cittadella Visitors' CentreDaily: 09:00 - 17:005 EUR
Ggantija Megalithic TemplesJun – Sep
​​Daily: 09:00 – 18:00

Oct – May
​​Daily: 09:00 – 17:00
Adults: 9 EUR
Children: 5 EUR
Gozo Museum of ArchaeologyDaily: 09:00 - 17:00Adults: 3 EUR
Children: 1.50 EUR
Gozo Old PrisonDaily: 09:00 - 17:00Adults: 3 EUR
Children: 1.50 EUR
Gran Castello Historic HouseDaily: 09:00 - 17:00Adults: 3 EUR
Children: 1.50 EUR
Ramla BayDaily: 24 hrsFree
St. George’s BasilicaDaily: 07:00 – 12:00 & 15:00 – 19:00Free
Ta' Kola WindmillDaily: 09:00 - 17:00Adults: 9 EUR
Children: 5 EUR
Ta’ Pinu BasilicaDaily: 07:00 – 12:00 & 15:30 – 19:00Free
The CitadelDaily: 24 hrsFree
Villa Rundle GardensSummer
Daily: 06:00 - 20:00

Winter
Daily: 07:00 - 18:00
Free
Xerri's GrottoMon-Sat: 09:00 - 18:002.50 EUR
Xewkija RotundaDaily: 06:00 – 12:00 & 15:00 – 20:00Free
Xlendi Bay & CliffsDaily: 24 hrsFree
Xwejni Salt PansDaily: 24 hrsFree

Attractions in Mdina and Rabat


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fees
Carmelite PrioryTue - Sun: 10:00 – 17:00
Mon: Closed
4 EUR
Casa BernardMon - Sat: 10:00 – 16:00
Sun: Closed
Adults: 8 EUR
Children: 4 EUR
Domvs RomanaDaily: 09:00 - 17:00Adults: 6 EUR
Children: 3 EUR
Mdina Metropolitan CathedralMon - Sat: 09:30 – 17:00
Sun: 15:00 – 17:00
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: Free
Mdina Old CityDaily: 24 hrsFree
Metropolitan Cathedral MuseumMon - Sat: 09:30 – 17:00
Sun: Closed
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: Free
National Museum of Natural HistoryDaily: 09:00 - 17:00Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
Palazzo Falson Historic House MuseumTue - Sun: 10:00 - 17:00
Mon: Closed
Adults: 10 EUR
Children: Free
St Paul's CatacombsDaily: 09:00 – 17:00Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & MuseumMon - Fri: 09:00 - 16:30
Sat: 09:00 - 12:30
Sun: Closed
5 EUR
St. Paul's GrottoDaily: 09:30 - 17:00Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
Wignacourt MuseumDaily: 09:30 - 17:00Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR

Attractions in Other Places in Malta


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fee
Ghar Dalam Cave & MuseumDaily: 09:00 - 17:00Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
Marsaxlokk Open MarketDaily: 08:00 – 17:00

Sunday Fish Market
Sun: 09:00 - 16:00
Free
Mellieha Air Raid ShelterMon - Sat: 09:00 - 15:002.40 EUR
Popeye Village MaltaNov – Feb
​Daily: 9:30 – 16:30

Mar – Jun
Daily: 9:30 – 17:30

Jul – Aug
Daily: 9:30 – 19:00

Sep – Oct
​Daily: 9:30 – 17:30
Nov – May
Adults: 10.50 EUR
Children: 8.50 EUR

Jun, Sep, Oct
Adults: 14.50 EUR
Children: 11.50 EUR

Jul – Aug
Adults: 16 EUR
Children: 13 EUR
St. Agatha's TowerJun - Sep
​​Daily: 10:00 - 13:00 & 15:00 - 18:00

Oct - May
​​Daily: 10:00 – 16:00
2 EUR
The Sanctuary of Our Lady of MelliehaDaily: 06:30 - 12:00 & 17:00 - 19:30Free
Ta HagratTue, Thu, & Sat: 09:00 -16:30Adults: 3.50 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
Mosta Dome (Rotunda)Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 11:45 & 15:00 - 17:00Free
Ta' Bistra CatacombsTue, Thu, & Sat: 09:00 -17:00Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
Palazzo Farisio & GardensDaily: 09:00 - 18:00House & Gardens: 15 EUR
Gardens only: 5 EUR
House only: 12 EUR
Malta Classic Car Collection MuseumMon - Fri: 09:00 - 18:00
Sat: 09:00 - 13:30
Sun: Closed
Adults: 9 EUR
Children: 4.50 EUR
Malta National AquariumWinter
Daily: 10:00 – 18:00

Summer
Daily: 10:00 – 20:00
Adults: 12.90 EUR
Children: 6 EUR
Hagar Qim & Mnajdra TemplesApr - Sep
​​Daily: 09:00 – 18:00

Oct - Mar
​​Daily: 09:00 – 17:00
Adults: 10 EUR
Children: 5.50 EUR
Malta Aviation MuseumDaily: 09:00 - 17:00

Jun - Sep
Sun: 09:00 - 13:00
Adults: 7 EUR
Children: 2 EUR
Tarxiem TemplesDaily: 09:00 - 17:00Adults: 6 EUR
Children: 3 EUR
Malta at War MuseumDaily: 10:00 - 17:00Adults: 10 EUR
Children: 5 EUR
Malta Maritime MuseumDaily: 09:00 - 17:00Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR

Several things to note:
1. We advise you to check directly with the attractions’ providers for the most accurate information.
2. The age range of children for admission fee purposes may differ for each attraction.
3. The admission fees or ticket prices listed above are for foreign tourists.


Feel free to let us know in the comments section below if you’ve been to any of the attractions! We would also be grateful to receive any updates of opening hours or prices from your recent visit!~


Last Updated on 17 April 2018

Top 10 Attractions in Valletta (2018)

Top 10 Attractions in Valletta (2018)


1. St. John’s Co-Cathedral


📁 Religious Site, Architecture, Art

St. John’s Co-Cathedral – Highlights

  • Truly exceptional Baroque cathedral
  • Ornate interior full of notable artworks
  • Magnificent paintings on the vaulted ceiling
  • Series of colourful inlaid marble tombstones

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 09:30 – 16:30
  • Sat: 09:30 – 12:30
  • Sun: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children: Free
  • Inclusive of audio guide

🌐 Main Website


2. Upper Barrakka Gardens


📁 Garden, Panorama, Monument

Upper Barrakka Gardens – Highlights

  • Pleasant gardens offering lovely sights
  • Panoramic views of the Grand Harbour
  • Amazing backdrop of sea and cityscape
  • Fascinating monuments and sculptures

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 22:00

Entrance Fee

  • Garden: Free Admission
  • Barrakka Lift: 1 EUR

3. Valletta Waterfront


📁 Promenade, Shopping, Dining

Valletta Waterfront – Highlights

  • Romantic promenade full of retail outlets
  • Numerous waterfront restaurants and bars
  • Spectacular backdrop of the Grand Harbour
  • Scenic sights of big ships cruising in the sea

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

🌐 Main Website


4. Saluting Battery


📁 Military Site, Museum

Saluting Battery – Highlights

  • 16th-century artillery battery
  • Features daily cannon salutes
  • Splendid views of the harbour
  • Collection of historic ordnance

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Gun Firings: ​12:00 / 16:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 3 EUR
  • Children: 1 EUR
  • Inclusive of guided tour

🌐 Main Website


5. Lascaris War Rooms


📁 Museum, Military, Historic

Lascaris War Rooms – Highlights

  • Historic network of underground tunnels
  • Several preserved military operation rooms
  • Exhibits of military uniforms and equipments
  • Documentations of war strategies used in WW2

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 12 EUR
  • Children: 5 EUR

🌐 Main Website


6. Casa Rocca Piccola


📁 Palace, Art, Architecture

Casa Rocca Piccola – Highlights

  • 16th-century palace of Maltese nobles
  • Twelve richly-adorned palatial rooms
  • Underground shelters built of solid rock
  • Exhibits of fine artworks and furnitures

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Sat: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Sun: Closed
  • Tour starts every hour
  • Last tour starts at 16:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 9 EUR
  • Children: Free

🌐 Main Website


7. The Malta Experience


📁 2D Show, Informative

The Malta Experience – Highlights

  • Audio-visual show of Malta’s long history
  • Vibrant imagery with exciting commentary
  • Multilingual audio in 17 foreign languages

Opening Hours

  • Weekdays: 11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00
  • Weekends: 11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00
  • July – September: no shows at 14:00 on Weekends

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 16 EUR
  • Children: 6 EUR

🌐 Main Website


8. Lower Barrakka Gardens & Siege Bell War Memorial


📁 Garden, Panorama, Monument

Lower Barrakka Gardens – Highlights

  • Lovely gardens with lush greenery
  • Splendid views of the Three Cities
  • Sights of ships cruising in the sea
  • Historic memorial of WW2 victims

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

9. Fort St. Elmo & National War Museum


📁 Fort, Museum, Military

Fort St. Elmo – Highlights

  • Museum inside a newly-restored fort
  • Collection of ancient military artefacts
  • Documentation of Malta’s military history
  • Exhibits related to Malta’s independence

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Sep
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 18:00
  • Oct – Mar
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children: 5.50 EUR

🌐 Main Website


10. National Museum of Archaeology


📁 Museum, Archaeology

National Museum of Archaeology – Highlights

  • Museum inside a fine Baroque architecture
  • Exhibitions of renowned valuable artefacts
  • Artefacts from national archaeological sites
  • The Sleeping Lady and Venus of Malta figurines

Opening Hours

  • Jan – Feb
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Mar – Dec
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 5 EUR
  • Children: 2.50 EUR

🌐 Main Website


Map of Top 10 Attractions in Valletta



🇲🇹 Explore • Malta •


Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 20 July 2017
Last Updated: 19 March 2018

Top 10 Attractions in Mdina (2018)

Top 10 Attractions in Mdina (2018)


1. Old City of Mdina


📁 Cityscape, Historic, Architecture

Old City of Mdina – Highlights

  • Ancient fortified city full of cultural heritage
  • Preserved medieval and Baroque buildings
  • Impressive palaces along the narrow streets
  • Home to fascinating museums and churches

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


2. Mdina Metropolitan Cathedral (St. Paul’s Cathedral)


📁 Religious Site, Architecture, Art

Mdina Metropolitan Cathedral – Highlights

  • Historic cathedral with spectacular architecture
  • Intricate marble sculptures and fine artworks
  • Vibrant ceiling frescoes and stained glasses
  • Ancient crypts with marble-inlaid tombstones

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Sat: 09:30 – 17:00
  • Sun: 15:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 5 EUR
  • Children: Free
  • Inclusive of admission to the Museum

🌐 Main Website


3. Mdina Main Gate


📁 City Gate, Architecture, Historic

Mdina Main Gate – Highlights

  • Restored city gate of Mdina
  • Splendid Baroque architecture
  • Surrounded by lovely gardens

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

4. St. Paul’s Catacombs


📁 Ancient Tombs, Archaeology

St. Paul’s Catacombs – Highlights

  • Ancient underground Roman cemetery complex
  • Fine example of Maltese subterranean architecture
  • Explore the tombs using the newly built walkways
  • Multiple fascinating archaeological artefacts

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 09:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 5 EUR
  • Children: 2.50 EUR

🌐 Main Website


5. Palazzo Falson & Historic House Museum


📁 Museum, Historic, Art

Palazzo Falson – Highlights

  • Old surviving house built in 13th-century
  • Library with thousands of antique books
  • Collection of superb paintings and jewellery
  • Panoramic vista of Mdina from the cafe

Opening Hours

  • Tue-Sun: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children (6-12): Free
  • Children (0-5): No Entry

🌐 Main Website


6. Mdina Metropolitan Museum (St. Paul’s Cathedral’s Museum)


📁 Museum, Religious, Art

Mdina Metropolitan Museum – Highlights

  • Cathedral museum with historic objets d’art
  • Decorated halls full of magnificent paintings
  • Numismatic collections from 400 BC onwards
  • Collection of fine silverwares and silver statues

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Sat: 09:30 – 17:00
  • Sun: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 5 EUR
  • Children: Free
  • Inclusive of admission to the Cathedral

🌐 Main Website


7. Domus Romana


📁 Museum, Historic, Art

Domus Romana – Highlights

  • Remains of aristocratic Roman town house
  • Superb Roman mosaic floors & adornments
  • Exhibits of ancient Roman household items
  • Marble statues of Emperor Claudius & his family

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 09:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 6 EUR
  • Children: 3 EUR

🌐 Main Website


8. Palazzo Vilhena & National Museum of Natural History


📁 Palace, Architecture, Museum

Palazzo Vilhena – Highlights

  • Magnificent Baroque palace full of history
  • Multiple exhibits of natural history objects
  • Large collection of shells and animal fossils
  • Hundreds of rocks and minerals on display

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 09:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 5 EUR
  • Children: 2.50 EUR

🌐 Main Website


9. Carmelite Church & Priory


📁 Religious Site, Architecture, Museum

Carmelite Church & Priory – Highlights

  • Baroque church with beautiful murals
  • Ornate interior full of notable paintings
  • Insights into the Carmelite friars’ daily life
  • Variety of rooms in the priory to explore

Opening Hours

  • Tue-Sun: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • General: 4 EUR

🌐 Main Website


10. Howards Gardens (Gnien Howards)


📁 Garden, Panorama, Nature

Howards Gardens – Highlights

  • Large garden close to Mdina’s walls
  • Pleasant stroll down the mowed grass
  • Viewpoints offering lovely panoramas

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


Map of Top 10 Attractions in Mdina



🇲🇹 Explore • Malta •


Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 20 July 2017
Last Updated: 18 March 2018

Top 10 Attractions in Gozo (2018)

Top 10 Attractions in Gozo (2018)


1. The Citadel


📁 Cityscape, Historic, Architecture
📍 Victoria

The Citadel – Highlights

  • Historic fortified town on top of a steep hill
  • Full of fascinating buildings and museums
  • Scenic town square with open-air markets
  • Superb panoramas of valleys and villages

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

🌐 Main Website


2. Azure Window & Dwejra Bay


📁 Rock Formation, Bay, Panorama
​📍 San Lawrenz

Azure Window – Highlights

  • Former iconic limestone arch
  • Spectacular rock formations
  • Scenic cruise around the bay
  • Beautiful panorama of the sea

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • General: Free Admission
  • Boat Ride: 4 EUR

⚠️ The iconic Azure Window has, sadly, collapsed on March 2017
💡 You can still enjoy a scenic boat ride cruising around Dwejra Bay


3. Ggantija Megalithic Temples


📁 Ancient Ruins, Archaeology
📍 Xaghra

Ggantija Temples – Highlights

  • Preserved ruins of megalithic temples
  • Exhibits of notable prehistoric artefacts
  • Superb views of the surrounding landscape
  • Malta’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Jun – Sep
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 18:00
  • Oct – May
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 9 EUR
  • Children: 5 EUR

🌐 Main Website


4. Xlendi Bay & Cliffs


📁 Beach, Cliff, Panorama
📍 Xlendi

Xlendi Bay – Highlights

  • Seaside resort with a pebbly beach
  • Refreshing swims in the clear waters
  • Delicious meals in waterfront restaurants
  • Spectacular backdrop of pleasant cliffs

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

Beach Facilities

  • Restaurants
  • Diving Sites
  • Water Sports
  • Rest Rooms
  • Parking Areas

🌐 Main Website


5. Ramla Bay


📁 Beach, Panorama, Valley
📍 Xaghra

Ramla Bay – Highlights

  • Large beach with reddish-gold sands
  • Clear blue waters amid green valleys
  • White statue in the middle of the beach
  • Malta’s Blue Flag beach

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

Beach Facilities

  • Restaurants
  • Snorkelling
  • Rest Rooms
  • Parking Areas

🌐 Main Website


6. Ta’ Pinu Basilica


📁 Religious Site, Architecture
📍 Gharb

Ta’ Pinu Basilica – Highlights

  • Historic church with magnificent architecture
  • Full of splendid sculptures and artistic works
  • Beautiful views of the surrounding landscape
  • Home to numerous ex-votos from devotees

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 12:00 / 15:30 – 19:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

🌐 Main Website


7. St. George’s Basilica


📁 Religious Site, Architecture, Art
📍 Victoria

St. George’s Basilica – Highlights

  • Historic basilica built of marbles
  • Exceptional Baroque architecture
  • Ornate interior with striking artworks
  • Magnificent wood sculpture of St. George

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 12:00 / 15:00 – 19:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

🌐 Main Website


8. Blue Hole


📁 Diving Site, Seascape
📍 San Lawrenz

Blue Hole – Highlights

  • Popular diving site near to Azure Window
  • Unique rock formations creating a round hole
  • Abundance of sea creatures in the waters
  • Beautiful seascape with underwater caves

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

9. Xwejni Salt Pans


📁 Salt Pans, Bay, Panorama
📍 Zebbug

Xwejni Salt Pans – Highlights

  • Picturesque stretches of salt pans
  • Sights of locals working the sea salts
  • Scenic views of the nearby twin bays
  • Nearby salt shop selling fresh sea salts

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

10. Xewkija Rotunda


📁 Religious Site, Architecture, Museum
📍 Xewkija

Xewkija Rotunda – Highlights

  • Gorgeous church built of local limestones
  • Full of splendid sculptures and paintings
  • Panoramic views of Gozo from the dome
  • Museum exhibiting delicate laceworks

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 06:00 – 12:00 / 15:00 – 20:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

🌐 Main Website


Map of Top 10 Attractions in Gozo



🇲🇹 Explore • Malta •


Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 19 July 2017
Last Updated: 17 March 2018

Top 10 Attractions in Malta (2018)

Top 10 Attractions in Malta (2018)


1. Old City of Mdina


📁 Cityscape, Historic, Architecture
📍 Mdina

Old City of Mdina – Highlights

  • Ancient fortified city full of cultural heritage
  • Preserved medieval and Baroque buildings
  • Impressive palaces along the narrow streets
  • Home to fascinating museums and churches

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


2. St. John’s Co-Cathedral


📁 Religious Site, Architecture, Art
📍 Valletta

St. John’s Co-Cathedral – Highlights

  • Truly exceptional Baroque cathedral
  • Ornate interior full of notable artworks
  • Magnificent paintings on the vaulted ceiling
  • Series of colourful inlaid marble tombstones

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 09:30 – 16:30
  • Sat: 09:30 – 12:30
  • Sun: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children: Free
  • Inclusive of audio guide

🌐 Main Website


3. Upper Barrakka Gardens


📁 Garden, Panorama, Monument
​📍 Valletta

Upper Barrakka Gardens – Highlights

  • Pleasant gardens offering lovely sights
  • Panoramic views of the Grand Harbour
  • Amazing backdrop of sea and cityscape
  • Fascinating monuments and sculptures

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 22:00

Entrance Fee

  • Garden: Free Admission
  • Barrakka Lift: 1 EUR

4. Popeye Village


📁 Theme Park, Entertainment, Live Show
📍 Mellieha

Popeye Village – Highlights

  • Small amusement park in Popeye theme
  • Colourful village among natural landscape
  • Recreational family attractions and rides
  • Seasonal themes with different sets of shows

Opening Hours

  • Nov – Feb
    • ​Daily: 9:30 – 16:30
  • Mar – Jun
    • Daily: 9:30 – 17:30
  • Jul – Aug
    • Daily: 9:30 – 19:00
  • Sep – Oct
    • ​Daily: 9:30 – 17:30

Entrance Fee

  • Nov – May
    • Adults: 10.50 EUR
    • Children: 8.50 EUR
  • Jun / Sep / Oct
    • Adults: 14.50 EUR
    • Children: 11.50 EUR
  • Jul – Aug
    • Adults: 16 EUR
    • Children: 13 EUR

🌐 Main Website


5. Azure Window & Dwejra Bay


📁 Rock Formation, Bay, Panorama
📍 Gozo

Azure Window – Highlights

  • Former iconic limestone arch
  • Spectacular rock formations
  • Scenic cruise around the bay
  • Beautiful panorama of the sea

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • General: Free Admission
  • Boat Ride: 4 EUR

⚠️ The iconic Azure Window has, sadly, collapsed on March 2017
💡 You can still enjoy a scenic boat ride cruising around Dwejra Bay


6. Malta National Aquarium


📁 Aquarium, Animal
📍 Qawra

Malta National Aquarium – Highlights

  • Spacious aquarium with 41 themed tanks
  • Walk-through tunnel among the larger fish
  • Themed zones exhibiting rich varieties of fish
  • Collection of fascinating reptiles and amphibians

Opening Hours

  • Winter
    • Daily: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Summer
    • Daily: 10:00 – 20:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 12.90 EUR
  • Children: 6 EUR

🌐 Main Website


7. Marsaxlokk Bay


📁 Village, Local Market, Promenade
📍 Marsaxlokk

Marsaxlokk Bay – Highlights

  • Scenic fishing village full of colourful boats
  • Traditional open market selling fresh fish
  • Wide selection of local souvenirs on sale
  • Delicious meals in waterfront restaurants

Opening Hours

  • Promenade
    • Daily: 24 hrs
  • Sunday Fish Market
    • Sun: 09:00 – 16:00
    • Fresh fish usually sold out by 12:30
    • Closed on all other days
  • Daily Open Market
    • Daily: 08:00 – 17:00
    • Some stalls mainly sell fish on Sundays

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

8. Blue Lagoon


📁 Lagoon, Beach, Panorama
📍 Comino

Blue Lagoon – Highlights

  • Scenic lagoon with lovely turquoise waters
  • Several small sandy beaches in nearby areas
  • Clear waters perfect for swimming or snorkelling
  • Walk or cruise around the beautiful Comino island

Ferry Fare

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children: 5 EUR

🕗 Ferry Schedule – Comino Ferries Co-Op
🕗 Ferry Schedule – Ebsons Comino Ferries


9. Valletta Waterfront


📁 Promenade, Shopping, Dining
📍 Valletta

Valletta Waterfront – Highlights

  • Romantic promenade full of retail outlets
  • Numerous waterfront restaurants and bars
  • Spectacular backdrop of the Grand Harbour
  • Scenic sights of big ships cruising in the sea

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free Admission

🌐 Main Website


10. Hagar Qim & Mnajdra Temples


📁 Ancient Ruins, Archaeology
📍 Qrendi

Hagar Qim & Mnajdra Temples – Highlights

  • Megalithic temples standing on a hilltop
  • Informative exhibits of the prehistoric sites
  • Well-preserved ancient structures to explore
  • Wonderful backdrops of Maltese countryside
  • Malta’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Sep
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 18:00
  • Oct – Mar
    • ​​Daily: 09:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children: 5.50 EUR
  • Inclusive of admission to both temples

🌐 Main Website


Map of Top 10 Attractions in Malta



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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 20 July 2017
Last Updated: 16 February 2018

Top 10 Beaches in Malta (2018)

Top 10 Beaches in Malta (2018)


1. Blue Lagoon & Santa Maria Bay


📍 Comino

Blue Lagoon – Highlights

  • Scenic lagoon with lovely turquoise waters
  • Several small sandy beaches in nearby areas
  • Clear waters perfect for swimming or snorkelling
  • Walk or cruise around the beautiful Comino island

Ferry Fare

  • Adults: 10 EUR
  • Children: 5 EUR

🕗 Ferry Schedule – Comino Ferries Co-Op
🕗 Ferry Schedule – Ebsons Comino Ferries


2. Mellieha Beach (Ghadira Bay)


​📍 Mellieha

Highlights

  • Largest sandy beach in Malta
  • Selection of water sports
  • Suitable for children
  • Malta’s Blue Flag beach

3. Għajn Tuffieħa Bay (Riviera Martinique)


📍 Mgarr / Mellieha

Highlights

  • Peaceful sandy beach
  • Green hills as the backdrop
  • Spacious playground for families
  • Malta’s Blue Flag beach

4. Paradise Bay Beach


📍 Mellieha

Highlights

  • Tranquil sandy beach
  • Ideal for family relaxation
  • Near to the ferry harbour to Gozo
  • Great view over Comino island

5. St. George’s Bay


📍 St. Julian’s

Highlights

  • Proper sandy beach in St. Julian’s
  • Nearby restaurants and bars
  • Cafes along the promenade
  • Malta’s Blue Flag beach

6. Xlendi Bay Beach


📍 Xlendi

Xlendi Bay – Highlights

  • Seaside resort with a pebbly beach
  • Refreshing swims in the clear waters
  • Delicious meals in waterfront restaurants
  • Spectacular backdrop of pleasant cliffs

Beach Facilities

  • Restaurants
  • Diving Sites
  • Water Sports
  • Rest Rooms
  • Parking Areas

7. Ramla Bay Beach


📍 Xaghra

Ramla Bay – Highlights

  • Large beach with reddish-gold sands
  • Clear blue waters amid green valleys
  • White statue in the middle of the beach
  • Malta’s Blue Flag beach

Beach Facilities

  • Restaurants
  • Snorkelling
  • Rest Rooms
  • Parking Areas

8. Golden Bay Beach


📍 Mellieha

Highlights

  • Very popular sandy beach
  • Shallow area great for scenic walks
  • Plenty of water sports options
  • Malta’s Blue Flag beach

9. Dwejra Bay & Blue Hole


📍 Gozo

Dwejra Bay – Highlights

  • Scenic bay with spectacular rock formations
  • Several popular diving sites in the area
  • Abundance of sea creatures in the waters
  • Beautiful seascape with underwater caves

⚠️ The iconic Azure Window has, sadly, collapsed on March 2017


10. Marsalforn Bay


📍 Marsalforn

Highlights

  • Pleasant beach of sand and pebbles
  • Snorkeling spots near rocky coastlines
  • Harbour-side cafes and restaurants
  • Malta’s Blue Flag beach

Map of Top 10 Beaches in Malta



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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 19 July 2017
Last Updated: 25 January 2018

Getting Around in Malta (2018)

Getting Around in Malta (2018)


🛬 Airport Transfer


Bus

  • Single Fare: from 1.50 EUR / person
  • Express Bus: to Cirkewwa, St. Julian’s, Bugibba, Valletta, Birzebbugia
  • Bus Routes and Timetables

Taxi

Shuttle

 


🚌 City Bus – Malta Public Transport


Useful Links 💡

🌐 Main Website
🕗 Bus Routes & Timetables
🗺 Bus Route Map
🛒 Explore Card Retailers


Bus Routes

  • Malta: Valletta, St. Julian’s, Bugibba, Mdina, Mellieha, Marsaxlokk, Qrendi, etc.
  • Gozo: Victoria, Xlendi, Marsalforn, Xaghra, San Lawrenz, etc.

Single Trip Fare

  • Fare: Winter – 1.5 EUR // Summer – 2 EUR // Night Service – 3 EUR
  • Summer Time: mid-June to mid-October
  • Valid for any destination within 2 hours
  • Purchase ticket from the Bus Driver

Multiple Trip Cards

  • ExplorePlus Card
    • Fare: 39 EUR
    • 7 days of unlimited travel by bus
    • 2 trips on the Valletta ferry
    • Full-day tour on hop-on, hop-off buses
    • Round trip to Comino by boat
  • Explore Card
    • Adult Fare: 21 EUR
    • Child Fare: 15 EUR
    • 7 days of unlimited travel by bus
  • 12 Single Day Journeys Card
    • Fare: 15 EUR
    • Valid for 12 single trips (day-service)
    • Valid for 1 year (from first use)

🛳️ Ferry – Gozo Channel


Ferry Route

  • Malta (Cirkewwa) ⇄ Gozo (Mgarr)

Single Trip Fare

  • Standard: 4.65 EUR
  • Children: 1.15 EUR
  • Gozo Resident: 1.15 EUR

🌐 Main Website
🕗 Ferry Schedule


🛳️ Ferry – Valletta Ferry Services


Ferry Routes

  • Valletta ⇄ Sliema
  • Valletta ⇄ 3 Cities (Cospicua)

🌐 Main Website
📋 Ferry Schedule & Fares


🚕 Taxi



🚲 Bicycle



🚂 Tourist Train


Malta Fun Trains

  • Sightseeing tour by trackless train
  • Train Routes: Bugibba, Rabat, Valletta
  • Ticket Price:
    • Adults: 5 EUR
    • Children: 3 EUR

🌐 Main Website


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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 16 July 2017
Last Updated: 17 January 2018

Prepaid Data SIM Cards in Malta (2018)

Prepaid Data SIM Cards in Malta (2018)

1. Vodafone
2. GO

1. Vodafone


Vodafone Logo

Useful Links 💡

🌐 Main Website (Prepaid)
📍 Find a Vodafone Store
📱 Online Prepaid Top Up
📋 Prepaid Plan List


Highlights

  • Nationwide 3G & 4G coverage
  • Free roaming in the EU

Airport Branch

  • Malta International Airport
  • Opening Hours
    • Mon – Sun: 09:00 – 21:00

Prepaid SIM Card


Base Prepaid Plans

POP EasyPOP SmartPOP Talk
9.60 EUR / 4 weeks14.40 EUR / 4 weeks14.40 EUR / 4 weeks
100 Minutes or SMS Units100 Minutes or SMS Units100 Minutes or SMS Units
50 MB Data500 MB Data50 MB Data
-Unlimited SMS to local Vodafone numbersUnlimited Calls to local Vodafone numbers
  • You need to subscribe to 1 of the prepaid plans listed above
  • Data allowances can be used within the EU
  • Be aware that the subscription is automatically renewed

Data Packages

Data VolumePriceValidityActivation
300 MB3 EUR7 DaysSend 300MB to 16200
1 GB5 EUR7 DaysSend 1GB to 16200
3 GB15 EUR28 DaysSend 3GB to 16200
10 GB25 EUR28 DaysSend 10GB to 16200
  • Data allowances can be used within the EU
  • Be aware that the subscription is automatically renewed

2. GO


Go Malta Logo

Useful Links 💡

🌐 Main Website (Prepaid)
📍 Find a GO Retailer
📱 Online Prepaid Top Up
📋 Data Package List


Highlights

  • Excellent 3G & 4G coverage
  • Free roaming in the EU

Prepaid SIM Card


Data Packages

Data VolumePriceValiditySubscription
500 MB5 EUR4 WeeksSend 500MB to 16410
1 GB8 EUR4 WeeksSend 1GB to 16410
6 GB20 EUR4 WeeksSend 6GB to 16410
  • Data allowances can be used within the EU
  • Be aware that the subscription is automatically renewed

Countries in the EU Zone 🌍
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, U.K.


📋 Basic Requirements – Malta Prepaid SIM Cards
1. Your device must be unlocked
2. Your device must be a GSM device
3. Your device must work on the frequencies used by the network operator
4. You may need to register the SIM card with your passport or identity card


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Last Updated on 16 January 2018

Top 10 Local Foods in Malta (2018)

Top 10 Local Foods in Malta (2018)


1. Pastizzi


📝 Popular diamond-shaped pastry of Malta, commonly filled with ricotta or mushy peas

 


2. Stuffat tal-fenek


📝 Stew made of rabbit, tomatoes and various vegetables

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3. Soppa tal-armla


📝 ​Vegetable soup, typically made from cauliflower, potato, garlic, peas, and beaten egg

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4. Imqarrun il-forn


📝 Macaroni baked with meat sauce and eggs, topped with a layer of cheese

A post shared by Maria (@_mxria) on

 


5. Ġbejniet


📝 Maltese small round cheese made from renneted sheep or goat milk

A post shared by Leo Mifsud (@leomifsud) on

 


6. Kwareżimal


📝 Baked chewy biscuit, typically prepared with honey, roasted almonds, and spices

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7. Kannoli tal-irkotta


📝 Tube-shaped pastry with sweet and creamy ricotta fillings

 


8. Imqaret


📝 Deep-fried pastry filled with dates, commonly served with ice cream

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9. Bragioli


📝 Grilled or pan-fried juicy meat dish, commonly made with pork or beef

 


10. Kinnie


📝 Golden-coloured local soft drink with a bittersweet taste and orange flavour

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Last Updated on 15 January 2018