Browse our selection of holidays to Malta and start planning a trip to a destination that sits in the Mediterranean between Sicily and the coast of North Africa. In addition to some of Europe’s best weather, there’s fabulous history and great culture to enjoy.
One of the sunniest destinations in all of Europe, holidays to Malta are perfect whether you want to sit back and soak up some rays on the beach or explore the best of the island’s rich history.
Ancient sites such as the Hypogeum of Ħal-Saflieni and the Ħaġar Qim temple complex are fascinating spots that date back thousands of years, while the walled town of Mdina has a history that stretches back some 4,000 years.
Get lost among the tight streets of capital Valletta, where you can walk along ramparts that protected the city from many battles. Head to the National Museum of Fine Arts for a dose of culture before settling down for dinner overlooking the harbour.
Malta has simply gorgeous scenery, which has attracted a number of Hollywood blockbusters to its shores. The likes of Gladiator, Troy, Alexander and The Da Vinci Code all chose the island as a filming location, and you can discover why with holidays to Malta from Manchester Airport.
The stunning beaches are perfect for lounging around on and soaking up some sunshine, and Malta certainly has the weather to back this up. It’s one of the hottest places you can go in the Med thanks to its position close to North Africa.
If things are getting a little too hot for you, take refuge in the sea and make the most of Malta’s fantastic diving. The water’s lovely and warm, and as well as wonderful wildlife you can swim at wrecks such as Valletta’s HMS Maori.
Head to the south coast’s Blue Grotto, surf at Ghallis or Palm Beach or take a sunset sailing trip for spectacular views with holidays to Malta from Manchester.