Visiting one of the smallest European countries in Malta with kids is the best idea you could get. Ask your kids how you envision the perfect vacation. Girls may talk about swimming with dolphins, a trip to fairytale villages, building sand castles or visiting a golden castle. The boys will definitely mention an adventurous boat trip, diving, exploring mysterious caves, spree in the aqua park or a tour of historical weapons.
The popular Mediterranean island offers a perfect escape from everyday life and thanks to the pleasant climate, interesting sights, excellent cuisine and the warm relationship of Maltese with children, you will get to know your holiday here, you will enjoy it to the fullest. The sunny island of Malta is a short place ideal for your family well-being.
Enjoy a day like a fairy tale in the popular village of Popeye the Sailorman. Although it was originally built as a backdrop for the film about a famous spinach lover, today children and adults alike will have a lot of fun here. In the perfectly photogenic backdrop of the steep cliffs and azure sea of Mellieha, you can watch an animation show, stroll through the fairytale town or relax on the beach with its stylish water park.
By the water and underwater
Do you like long beaches with perfect service, secluded coves or will you be pleased when you have to get to your little piece of paradise over steep cliffs? Malta has the perfect beach for everyone. A pleasant bonus is a gradual entry into the sea and the colorful underwater life. Enjoy the best diving and snorkeling on the island of Gozo. A boat trip to the island is a great experience. The ideal beach for the youngest travelers can be found in Mellieha Bay. Enjoy the underwater world in all its splendor, even without a swimsuit, at the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra.
In historical scenery
The fact that Maltese monuments are truly unique as evidenced by the inscriptions on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Just a short walk through the streets of the capital Valletta and the ubiquitous history will conquer you. Richly gilded interiors of the Cathedral of St. John’s Co-Cathedral, impressive fortifications, magnificent burgher houses, doors with massive knockers, balconies full of colorful flowers and a tangle of cobbled streets will amaze even the preschoolers. And what about the breathtaking archaeological complex Tarxien Temples, whose origin dates back to the period around 3 150 BC.
You can hide from the ubiquitous sunshine for a while in one of Malta’s many museums. And that there is something to choose from! Look forward to the National War Museum or the Toy Museum in Valletta, the Aviation Museum in Rabat or the fascinating National Museum of Natural History in Mdina. Young scientists will be captivated by the newly opened Esplora Interactive Science Center with a planetarium in the city of Kalkara in the south of Malta.
A visit to the Mediterraneo Marine Park with unique performances of trained dolphins, parrots and sea lions promises purebred fun. The park also includes a modern aqua park Splash and fun Waterpark with a lazy river, a swimming pool with artificial waves, several water slides, a relaxation area and a stylish playground. Do your children love the Playmobil kit? Then you should definitely not miss the gates of the Playmobil Fun Park with indoor and outdoor playgrounds, a huge castle and many other attractions in the style of a popular building set.