If you’re looking to escape the winter chill and experience a bit of winter sun, then book you holidays to Malta and see what this incredible island has in store for you!
Winter in Malta is very different from winter in many other parts of Europe. With temperatures rarely dropping below 12 degrees Celsius, the Maltese winter is more akin to the summer months of many mainland European countries! If you’re looking to escape the winter chill and experience a bit of winter sun, then book you holidays to Malta and see what this incredible island has in store for you!
Go for a Hike
While the summer months enjoy 12 hours of light, balmy temperatures, and beautiful clear skies day in, day out, it can get a bit too hot to explore the countryside. Malta is full of beautiful hiking trails that zig-zag the island and offer truly breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside. The cooler temperatures and the autumnal rains brings a dash of greenery to the fields as the flora bursts back into life. This hue of green makes for the perfect opportunity to take some photographs of the island. Just remember to bring waterproof clothing and some sunblock, as although the temperatures are mild, the weather can change in the blink of an eye!
Malta’s seas stay relatively warm all year round. The waves can pick up a bit of height from time to time, but there are plenty of sheltered wrecks, reefs, and covers where avid divers can pursue their hobby all year round. Whether you want to check out the incredibly diverse marine life, or the remnants of WWII bombers, the crystal-clear waters of Malta provide you with the perfect opportunity all year round!
Go Horse Riding
This is something that you can do in the summer too. However, ask any of the locals and they will tell you that the later months of the year are a better time to roam the countryside on horseback. You can explore the majestic cliffs as you head up the north-west coast, or you can take a sunset ride along the sandy Golden Bay and enjoy the site of the impressive waves rolling in.
Party the Night Away
If you have a bit of a sparkle in your eye and you feel like letting your hair down, then why not prepare for an evening of dancing and merriment in Paceville or St Julian’s? Known as the party capital of the island, you can choose from bars, restaurants and night clubs that will cater to pretty much any age group, taste, or type of music. Why not get a spot of dinner in Sliema first and then head up the hill to Paceville for a wild night of fun and dancing until the early hours? Malta is well known for its nightlife, and anyone who likes a bit of a boogie, is sure to have a great time.
Visit Malta’s Historical Sites
As the temperature drops, it’s the perfect time to explore Malta’s fascinating history. You can visit the oldest free standing religious structures in the world at Hagar Qim, explore the labyrinth-like tombs and underground passages at the Hypogeum in Paola, or retrace the footsteps of the Knights of Malta as you explore the bastions and winding streets of the remaining ancient cities. Malta’s rich and diverse history has been exciting, intriguing and stimulating visitors of all ages for generations.