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Free Things To Do In Malta

Residing in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta has become an incredibly popular holiday destination for travellers from all over Europe.

It’s home to an abundance of historical ruins, and it’s teeming with intriguing history and beautiful architecture.

Planning a trip to Malta can be a little overwhelming if you don’t know where to begin, but thankfully we’ve put together the ultimate guide to help you out!

Below, you can find a list of the top free attractions in Malta, as well as the best paid attractions to enjoy in Malta too!

Free Attractions in Malta

Top Rated Malta Attractions

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Selmun Bay

Malta certainly isn’t short of long and beautiful stretches of beach and rugged coastline, and Selmun Bay is one of the very best in the country.

With Malta becoming such a popular tourist destination in recent years, many of the island’s beaches have become overcrowded and not quite as enjoyable as they once were.

Selmun Bay, however, remains relatively untouched and is an idyllic paradise sandy beach slightly off...

Malta National Aquarium Entrance Ticket

clock Duration: 45 to 90 m
  • The tour is for viewing underwater without getting wet
  • It is preferred for kids
  • The trip is amily friendly
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Mosta Dome

Often dubbed as ‘Mosta’s Miracle’, the Mosta Dome sits proudly on top of the Roman Catholic parish church and claims to have an enigmatic and fascinating history that you’re sure to love learning about while in Malta.

It’s thought to have the fourth largest dome in the world, which is an incredibly impressive feat in itself.

The dome was also hit by a bomb during World War II, which crashed to the...

Mdina Cathedral and Museum entrance ticket

clock Duration: 1 to 7 hou
  • This is a combo ticket to visit St. Paul’s Cathedral in Mdina and the adjacent Mdina Cathedral Museum:

    • explore St. Paul’s Cathedral built in 1702 where governor Publius lived when he was appointed as the first Bishop of Malta in 60 AD by St. Paul who was shipwrecked on the island

    • appreciate the Cathedral's colourful...read more
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Mdina Old City

When visiting Malta, there’s one place that you absolutely have to visit and that’s the Old City of Mdina.

Renowned for its unique charm, quirky cobblestone streets and excellent food scene, Mdina Old City is one of the best free things to see and do in Malta.

You can weave your way through the labyrinth-like narrow streets and pick up a few souvenirs from local stall vendors, or pop into a local café for a...

Popeye Village fun park General Admission Ticket

clock Duration: 1 to 8 hou
  • Visit the Popeye Village for a fun filled day out for the young and young at heart...

    Meet Popeye the sailor man, Olive Oyl, Captain Bluto and their friends and take photos at Popeye’s house, school, firehouse, dentist and bakery on the original 1980's set of the movie "Popeye" which starred Robin Williams.

    Learn more about the...read more
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Delimara

Without a doubt one of the most naturally beautiful and remarkable free things to do in Malta is to enjoy a leisurely wander along the lush Delimara coastline.

The peninsula looks out towards the fishing village on one side, as well as the incredibly popular Sunday market that is Marsaxlokk, and the country’s most significant electricity source on the other side.

There’s not an awful lot to do in Delimara apart from...

Casa Rocca Piccola palace & museum entrance ticket

clock Duration: 30 to 360
  • This is an entrance ticket to Casa Rocca Piccola a 16th century palace, living museum and home of the Maltese noble de Piro family.

    The palace contains over 50 rooms, many of which are open for viewing. You can see a collection of furniture, silver and paintings that add to the aesthetic riches of Malta.

    45 minute live guided tours...read more
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Dingli Cliffs

One of the best free attractions in Malta that avid hikers and adventurists are sure to love is the Dingli Cliffs.

This rugged bit of Maltese coastline provides ample views over the Mediterranean Sea, as well as offering numerous opportunities for a long hike around the cliffs.

If you’re not particularly fond of long and arduous hikes, then you can still enjoy stunning sites such as abandoned farmhouses and...

St. John's Co-Cathedral entrance ticket

clock Duration: 1 to 420 m
  • St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta is a gem of ornate Baroque art and architecture. The cathedral was built in 1577 by and for the Knights of St. John. It is considered one of the world’s great cathedrals.

    The cathedral contains two masterpieces by Caravaggio including "The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist", the patron saint of the...read more
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Ta'Qali Craft Village

A visit to the Ta'Qali Craft Village is an absolute must while you’re in Malta; it’s a completely alternative activity from your usual things to do in Malta but it’s one that you’re going to find so interesting!

Fans of art and eclectic ways of producing fun items will thoroughly enjoy a trip to the Mdina Glass Factory in Ta'Qali Craft Village.

Here, you can learn about the relatively new Maltese trade...

Malta Multi Pass

clock Duration: 3 to 6 day
  • The Malta multi pass is an all-in-one multi-site and multi-day pass for 3, 4 or 6 days offering you great savings on cruises, buses and entrances.

    The Malta multi pass includes unlimited use on Captain Morgan's Grand Harbour cruise and on Captain Morgan's Comino hop-on hop-off ferry between Comino's Blue Lagoon, Gozo and Malta.

    The...read more

An Exclusive Private day trip around Malta

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  • This is an exclusive private trip around Malta
  • Get a personal insight into the history of Malta
  • Visit the island of Gozo
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Malta by night tour

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • The tour to Malta is a night tour
  • This tour gives different view of the city at night
  • The tour is awalking tour
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The Original Valletta Walking Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • This is a walking tour in Valletta
  • Walk along the majestic streets of this city
  • Learn the history of Valletta
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Valletta World War II Private Walking Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • This is a private World War 2 tour in Valletta
  • Learn the history of World War 2 battles in Valletta
  • This is a guided tour of Malta
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Mdina and Rabat Walking Tour

clock Duration: 2 hours 30
  • Ths is a walking tour in Mdina
  • Get to see magnificent Palazzo's and Churches in this town
  • Learn the history of Mdina
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Malta Express Private Full Day Tour

clock Duration: 6 to 8 hou
  • This is a full day Malta Express private tour
  • This is a guided tour to visit many sites around Malta
  • Relax having a special lunch for tourists
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Full-Day Three Island Cruise: Malta, Gozo, and Comino

clock Duration: 7 hours
  • The tour is informative
  • Travellers get to travel by boat
  • It is a fully guided tour
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