Malta promises over 300 days of annual sunshine and pairs this with a fascinating 7,000-year history giving you a unique Escape destination. The sense of historic importance is almost tangible in Valletta, Malta’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed capital city. Giant bastion walls soar over 40 meters high, creating an imposing entrance to the city. Then cobbled-streets, beautiful gardens and ancient buildings entice you to explore on foot. Drop down another gear and take the ferry to Malta’s sister island of Gozo. Here you’ll find the Azure Window – the iconic rock formation that’s surrounded by crystal-clear waters – the crown jewel of Malta. The remarkable clarity of the coastal waters makes Malta one of Europe’s number one scuba diving destinations.
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More About Malta
Capital city: Valetta
Language: Maltese and English
Vaccinations: Extra vaccinations are not required.
Flight time: London to Valletta flight time is 3 hours and 10 minutes
Visas: British Citizens do not require a visa
Top 3 Things to Do in Malta
- Visit St John’s Co-Cathedral
- Join a boat tour of the Grand Harbour
- Go scuba diving
When to Go to Malta
Malta offers ideal beach holiday weather year round with temperatures averaging around 30°C in summer and only 15°C in winter. Rain is most common in November to December, but otherwise the weather tends to be idea. With such mild conditions, Malta is popular with tourists year around, especially in the summer months from June to August when the island reaches peak tourist season. Some of the island’s family run businesses also shut for a week in August. If you’re flexible with timings, April, May and September are all ideal times to visit Malta.
Why Book Your Malta Holiday with Flight Centre
We know Malta: Many of our Travel Experts have visited Malta and can easily craft a tailor-made trip to suit your needs and budget.
Flexibility: We offer flexible deposits, the opportunity to pay the balance of your holiday just 10 weeks before departure and fixed change and cancellation fees.
Flight Centre concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: When you book a Malta holiday from our Escapes range, you’ll enjoy a concierge service and access to our 24/7 Emergency Assistance service.