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17 THINGS TO DO FOR SELECTED DATES

Beach Season

April–October • activity

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

Hiking in Malta

September–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

October–May • nature

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

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!

Cycling

March–May | September–November • activity

Explore Malta on a bike passing gentle undulating slopes, country landscapes, and sea views on both sides of the route

Sunset at Azure Window

All year • nature

The Azure Window was a beautiful sight any time of day, especially at sunset. Now it's another rocky spot of Maltese coast

Changing of the Guard

March 31, 2017 | April 28, 2017 | May 26, 2017 | June 30, 2017 | July 28, 2017 | August 25, 2017 | September 29, 2017 | October 27, 2017 | November 24, 2017 | December 29, 2017 | January 26, 2018 | February 23, 2018 • event

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

Malta Fireworks Festival

April 22–30, 2017 • event

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

Birdwatching

September–November | March–May • nature

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

Crown Daisy or Lellux Blooming

March–June • nature

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

Sailing Season

April–October • activity

Have a wonderful experience sailing around famous routes of Malta

Loquats

April–May • food

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

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?

Aljotta

March–April • food

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

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

Jellyfish

April–September • nature

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

Spring

March, April, May • weather

Visit Malta in spring to see it full of green and beautiful wild flowers

MORE THINGS TO DO

Sea Salt Harvesting

not in rangeMay–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

Isle of MTV

not in rangeJune 27, 2017 • event

The coolest MTV summer party is absolutely free of charge

Malta Music Week

not in rangeJune 23–27, 2017 • event

Summer's biggest free festival in Europe! Check out this week full of clubbing and unforgetabble parties

Holy Week & Easter

not in rangeApril 10–16, 2017 • event

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

Village Festas

not in rangelate 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

Notte Bianca

not in rangeOctober 07, 2017 • event

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

Feast of St. Paul's Shipwreck

not in 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

Rolex Middle Sea Race

not in rangeOctober 21–27, 2017 • 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)

not in rangeSeptember 11 • event

Enjoy a day out by the sea in the scenic village of Marsaxlokk and savour the fresh fish, boating in "luzzi," and learn about Festa Ħut

Carnival

not in range • event

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

Marsovin Grape Harvest Feast

not in rangeAugust 11–12, 2017 • event

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

Fort St. Angelo on Victory Day

not in rangeSeptember 08 • activity

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

Kayaking

not in rangeMay–November • activity

Kayaking is a new way to discover Gozo and Comino

Snail Season

not in rangeOctober • food

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

Olives

not in rangeSeptember–November • food

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

Maltese Spurge Flowering Season

not in rangeMarch • nature

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

Surfing

not in rangeOctober–March • activity

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

Pixxispad Mimli (Grilled Swordfish)

not in rangeJuly–mid-September • food

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

Prickly Pear

not in rangeJuly–October • food

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

Christmas or Il-Milied

not in rangeDecember 24–December 25 • event

Christmas time is engrossed in tradition—a favourite holiday for many Maltese people

Klamari Mimlija or Stuffed Squid

not in rangeNovember–March • food

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

Figs: Farkizzan and Common Fig

not in rangeMay–June | July–August • food

Enjoy sweet and delicate fresh figs when visiting Malta in summer

Diving

not in rangeJune–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

Chayote

not in rangeOctober–January • food

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

Summer Solstice at the Temples of Hagar Qim

not in 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!

Autumn

not in rangeSeptember, October, November • weather

Discover a surprising palette of colours in Malta

Summer

not in rangeJune, July, August • weather

Malta in summer is hot and dry, perfect for a beach vacation

Winter

not in rangeDecember, January, February • weather

For those looking for a budget trip to Malta, winter is the best time: full of culture, gorgeous landscapes, phenomenal attractions, and low prices!

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