Best time to visit Malta

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Best time of year to visit Malta

April through June is deemed to be the best time to visit Malta. Being less crowded, April and May bring in a lot of generous deals on hotels, putting a start for a stunning beach season. This is also a perfect time for bright Maltese village festas. July through September is considered to be most humid and touristic season.
Malta becomes an unforgettable hiking place as it gets greener in autumn months. You'll never regret visiting this island in late autumn, because it's another spring with enjoyable sailing and kayaking. Winter months are the wettest and the coldest. Still, you can take part in Carnival in February or even surf.

17 THINGS TO DO IN MALTA (LUGLIO 16 - LUGLIO 25)

Isle of MTV Malta Music Week

Isle of MTV Malta Music Week

July 16–21, 2024 • event

The coolest MTV summer party is absolutely free of charge

Maltese Festas or Village Feasts

Maltese Festas or Village Feasts

late May–mid-September • event

Maltese summer nights will provide you with a memorable experience with bursts of colour, music, and bright fireworks during the traditional festa (feast) season

Isle of MTV Malta Music Week

Isle of MTV Malta Music Week

July 16, 2024 • event

One of the summer's biggest festivals in Europe! Check out this week full of clubbing and unforgettable parties

Swimming at Saint Peter's Pool

Swimming at Saint Peter's Pool

April–October • activity

Check out the lunar terrain of this atypical beach—no sand but but smooth rock shaped by erosion. It's St. Peter's Pool!

Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

every last Friday of a month • event

Be witness the changing of the guard ceremony in Valletta, more pompous and ceremonial than you've ever seen

Sunset at Azure Window

Sunset at Azure Window

all year round • nature

The Azure Window was a beautiful sight, especially at sunset. Now it's another rocky spot of Maltese coast and an excellent diving location

Beach Season

Beach Season

April–October • activity

Explore Malta's amazing beach life which is too tempting to resist!

Sea Salt Harvesting

Sea Salt Harvesting

May–September • nature

Sea salt is still prized for its flavour and texture, which is considered by some serious food lovers to be superior to the more common mined table salt

Kayaking

Kayaking

May–November • activity

Kayaking is a new way to discover Gozo and Comino

Strawberry Season and Festa

Strawberry Season and Festa

November–July • food

The favourite berry season for the Maltese with thousands of strawberries which are picked, prepared, packed, and eaten

Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear

July–October • food

Have you ever eaten a cactus fruit? Try delicious prickly pears in Malta

Diving

Diving

June–September • activity

Discover the spectacular underwater world of the Mediterranean and you may find the treasures of the ship wrecks in the deep cerulean waters

Sailing Season

Sailing Season

April–October • activity

Have a wonderful experience sailing around famous routes of Malta

Figs: Farkizzan and Common Fig

Figs: Farkizzan and Common Fig

May–June | July–August • food

Enjoy sweet and delicate fresh figs when visiting Malta in summer

Pixxispad Mimli (Grilled Swordfish)

Pixxispad Mimli (Grilled Swordfish)

July–mid-September • food

Pixxispad Mimli is a juicy fish steak well worth a try!

Honey Season

Honey Season

March–November • food

Could the Romans know that their apiaries built into the natural rock have made the honey industry in Malta famous all over Europe?

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

April–September • nature

Unfortunately Malta is plagued by more and more jellyfish every summer due to increasing temperatures

29 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Malta Carnival

Malta Carnival

out of rangeFebruary 9–13, 2024 • event

Check out marching parades of colorful floats and party-goers in bright costumes, music bands, and costumed children along the historic streets

The Malta International Fireworks Festival

The Malta International Fireworks Festival

out of rangeApril 20–30, 2024 • event

These Maltese fireworks are not just pyrotechnical displays, they are Art!

Notte Bianca

Notte Bianca

out of rangeOctober 7, 2023 • event

Guaranteeing a memorable night, Notte Bianca truly holds something special for every guest

Malta's Christmas Markets

Malta's Christmas Markets

out of rangeDecember–early January • event

Try the most delicious Maltese Christmas delicacies and dscover its crafts

Hiking in Malta

Hiking in Malta

out of rangeSeptember–May • activity

Discover a taste of rural Malta by enjoying the quieter places of the island especially by trekking along the Gozo coast

Blue Grotto Off-Season

Blue Grotto Off-Season

out of rangeOctober–May • nature

Discover the Blue Grotto, a natural wonder-cave situated in the surrounding cliffs

Holy Week & Easter

Holy Week & Easter

out of rangeMarch 31, 2024 • event

From Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday: pray, love, and have fun!

Rolex Middle Sea Race

Rolex Middle Sea Race

out of rangeOctober 19-26, 2024 • event

One of the most spectacular events on the yachting calendar is fought out against a stunning backdrop of dramatic, ever-changing Mediterranean landscapes!

Festa Ħut (Fish Festival)

Festa Ħut (Fish Festival)

out of rangeSeptember 30–October 1 • event

Enjoy a day out by the sea in the scenic village of Marsaxlokk and savor some fresh fish

Feast of St. Paul's Shipwreck

Feast of St. Paul's Shipwreck

out of rangeFebruary 10 • event

Among the "saint days" in the Maltese church calendar, the Feast of Saint Paul is one of only a handful that has the status of a national holiday

Kitesurfing and Windsurfing

Kitesurfing and Windsurfing

out of rangeOctober–May • activity

Choose Maltese bays for enjoying your favorite wind sports

Klamari Mimlija or Stuffed Squid

Klamari Mimlija or Stuffed Squid

out of rangeNovember–March • food

Every Maltese chef has his own recipe for stuffed squid. This dish is unmatched and very delicious!

New Year's Eve in Malta

New Year's Eve in Malta

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

Party into New Year's Day on the island of Malta!

Crown Daisy or Lellux Blooming

Crown Daisy or Lellux Blooming

out of rangeFebruary–May • nature

‘Love-me, love-me not’ (thobbni, ma thobbnix)... Do you know such a game?

Surfing

Surfing

out of rangeOctober–March • activity

Find a way to relax and ease your stress by surfing in Malta

Chayote

Chayote

out of rangeOctober–January • food

Try the taste of potato, apple, or cucumber in one fruit

Summer Solstice at the Temples of Hagar Qim

Summer Solstice at the Temples of Hagar Qim

out of rangeJune 20–June 21 • nature

Meet the first sun rays near the Temples of Hagar Qim to mark the summer solstice, a new day and even a new life!

Malta Jazz Festival

Malta Jazz Festival

out of rangeJuly 8-13, 2024 • event

Carefully curated lineups promise you six riveting days of world-class music

Marnisi Under the Stars

Marnisi Under the Stars

on holdJuly 25, 2020 • event

Try some of Malta's premium wine on a visit to the Marsovin Grape Harvest Feast in Marsaxlokk

Lost & Found Festival

Lost & Found Festival

unconfirmedJune 29–July 2, 2024 • event

One of the best pre-summer music festivals in Europe

Maltese Spurge Flowering Season

Maltese Spurge Flowering Season

out of rangeMarch • nature

Maltese Spurge is so colourful at certain times of the year, especially during the period of blooming

Cycling

Cycling

out of rangeMarch–May | September–November • activity

Explore Malta on a bike passing gentle undulating slopes, country landscapes, and sea views

Aljotta

Aljotta

out of rangeMarch–April • food

Cook Aljotta by adding the whole fish from head to tail, in order to create an unforgettable flavour for the soup

Fort St. Angelo on Victory Day

Fort St. Angelo on Victory Day

out of rangeSeptember 8 • activity

It's amazing that Caravaggio was able to escape from the mighty walls of Fort St. Angelo

Olives

Olives

out of rangeSeptember–November • food

Try stuffed olives called "zebbug mimli," a lovely snack at every Maltese festive occasion

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

out of rangeSeptember–November | March–May • activity

No need to be an ornithologist to watch birds and have fun in Malta!

Snail Season

Snail Season

out of rangeOctober • food

If you ask the Maltese which species of snail can be eaten, they say "only one snail, the Edible"

Loquats

Loquats

out of rangeApril–May • food

Try some of these wonderful fruits of the Mediterranean, known to the Maltese people as naspli

Christmas in Malta

Christmas in Malta

out of rangeDecember 24–December 25 • event

Christmas time, engrossed in tradition, is a favorite holiday for many Maltese people

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