Malta is named the best place to spend Christmas

Malta has been named the best place to spend Christmas – for the second year in a row. CNN once again ranked Malta first in its annual list of 15 world destinations ‘which celebrate the festive season better than the rest’. CNN Travel said: ‘Visiting nativity scenes is an integral part of Christmas in Malta. Every year, […]

Valletta’s beautiful Christmas nativity scene is unveiled

Malta is gearing up for a festive transformation this week. The Christmas nativity scene has officially opened, marking the start of festive season. The life-size crib was set up in Triton Square in Valletta, a stone’s throw away from the newly-restored fountain. The stunning nativity scene was designed and created by the talented Gozitan artist Manwel […]

Valletta gears up for Christmas lights switch on

Valletta is gearing up for a festive transformation this week. The Christmas lights will be switched on in Republic Street on Monday evening, heralding the start of the festive season in Malta. The capital’s biggest shopping destination is set to sparkle once again in 2018, with crowds expected to gather in their droves for the […]

Christmas Day in Malta ‘will be sunny’, says Met Office

Christmas Day will be sunny but breezy in Malta, according to weather experts. The Met Office in Luqa has issued the official forecast for the holiday weekend. A spokesman told 89.7 Bay: ‘The weather will be mainly sunny and fine on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, albeit somewhat chilly as the cool spell that has hit […]

Malta’s airport set for record breaking Christmas

Malta’s airport is preparing for its busiest Christmas ever. The terminal in Gudja is expected to welcome to around 123,000 passengers this festive season – an increase of around 9,000 on last Christmas. As many as 14,000 passengers a day will pass through the airport between December 23 and 30. More airlines are flying to […]

Here’s the weather forecast for Malta on Christmas Day

For many of us in Malta a few snowflakes on Christmas Day is the ultimate festive wish. But if you’re dreaming of a White Christmas in Malta this year, keep on dreaming. It’s not going to happen. A ‘mild’ Christmas Day is expected in the Maltese Islands with some sunshine and a small risk of […]