Magical Malta: Experience Winter Festivities and Traditions


Immerse yourself in festive spirit and cultural celebrations

1. Valletta Christmas Market

Visit the enchanting Valletta Christmas Market, where you can explore rows of festive stalls selling traditional Maltese crafts, mouthwatering treats, and unique gifts. Get into the holiday spirit while sipping on mulled wine and enjoying live entertainment.


2. Maltese Christmas Cuisine

Indulge in the delicious Maltese Christmas cuisine. From honey-glazed turkey to traditional mouthwatering desserts like Qagħaq tal-Għasel (honey rings) and Imbuljuta tal-Qastan (chestnut cocoa soup), experience the festive flavors of Malta.


3. Silent City of Mdina

Explore the Silent City of Mdina during the winter season when its narrow winding streets are softly illuminated, creating a picturesque atmosphere. Stroll through its medieval walls and admire the stunning views of the island.


4. Christmas Tree in Valletta

Marvel at the grand Christmas Tree in Valletta, adorned with thousands of sparkling lights and ornaments. Capture the festive ambiance while sipping hot cocoa in one of Valletta's cozy cafes.


5. Malta International Christmas Choir Festival

Experience the joyous sounds of the Malta International Christmas Choir Festival, where talented choirs from around the world come together to perform traditional carols and holiday songs in iconic venues across Malta.


6. Visit the Cittadella

Explore the majestic Cittadella in Gozo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Climb to the top of the fortified city and enjoy panoramic views of the island while immersing yourself in its rich history and fascinating architecture.


7. Visit the Three Cities

Discover the charm of Malta's Three Cities: Vittoriosa, Senglea, and Cospicua. Wander through the narrow streets, admire the grand architecture, and soak up the historical ambiance of these authentic Maltese towns.


8. Maltese Traditional Crafts

Support local artisans by exploring the Maltese traditional crafts scene. From handmade lace and intricate filigree jewelry to pottery and glassblowing, discover unique and authentic souvenirs to commemorate your winter trip.