Are these the most Christmassy streets in Malta this year?

The battle to be Malta’s most festive town is under way.

Across the Malta, millions of fairy lights, glowing Santas and gaudy reindeer are twinkling.

Some people even deck out the whole street and raise cash for charity.

Here are 10 of the best so far… but if you think your town’s display is even better, get in touch with 89.7 Bay and we’ll have a look!


1. Republic Street in Valletta

The impressive display features over 750,000 LED lights, giving Republic Street’s many visitors plenty of Christmas cheer.

2. Valletta’s Christmas arch

The festive lights form the perfect illuminated arch as you stroll along St Lucy Street.


3. Sliema

This sparkling tree unexpectedly catches your eye as you soon as turn the corner. It’s pure magic! 

4. Gzira

The streets of Gzira are twinkling more than usual, with a host of stunning displays brightening the winter nights.


5. Merchant Street, Valletta

The Christmas made from Maltese blown glass baubles makes a return to Marchant Street


6. Mellieha

Christmas is coming in Mellieha with a classy tree decorating the entrance to the Mellieha Sanctuary.


7. Tigne

The arches of the former army barracks combine perfectly with the Christmas lights to make Tigne Point sparkle.


8. Siggiewi

When the Christmas tree that’s taller than the statue of the patron saint, you can usually tell that the town is feeling festive.


9. Paola

A dazzling set of lights hang over shoppers in Paola’s Main Square.


10. Birzebbuga

Birżebbuġa is home to the tallest Christmas tree in Malta again this year. It’s seven storeys high.