Family Travel Starts with Dream Malta Now, Travel Later

The Maltese sister islands of Malta, Gozo, and Comino offer fun and exciting events for the whole family to participate in year-round. Malta offers a unique culture and 7,000 years of history to be explored through its many historic sites, guaranteed to interest visitors of all ages. The Mediterranean archipelago’s year-round mild climate and warm sun-filled weather are ideal for outdoor activities that can be enjoyed as a family such as hiking, climbing, horseback riding, water sports, diving, and enjoying beautiful beaches.

With English as an official language, Malta makes all travelers feel safe and welcome. Malta is well known for its gastronomical delights and has multiple dining options, from Michelin starred restaurants to wonderful street food, that will satisfy the appetite of everyone in the family. The islands offer a diverse range of accommodation from budget accommodations to luxury five-star hotels and resorts and private  Palazzos ( villas)  which can be rented out for the whole family. Malta is easy to get around with cars and bicycles available to rent and small ferries to get from one island to the next, perfect for a multigenerational family vacation. 

Family Fun in Malta

List of Malta Attractions for the whole family

Family-Friendly Events

  • Valletta Military Tattoo September 19- 21 Military bands come together to provide a spectacular show for audiences of all ages
  • Malta International Airshow September 26 and 27 Spectacular aerial display of aircrafts taking place at Malta International airport 
  • Malta Car Classic October 8- 11 Classic cars on display in with the breathtaking scenery in the background 
  • ARRIVAL- The Hits of Abba November 7 and 8 World acclaimed band ARRIVAL will be performing ABBA hits to fans of all ages 

Annual Festivals 

Unique Attractions to Visit

Family-Friendly Beaches 

Water sports

  • Sailing & Yachting
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Swimming
  • Jet Skiing 

Dining in Malta

Malta offers excellent dining options from restaurants specializing in local fare to Meditteranean inspired cooking. 


  • Hotels ranging from the larger internationally-branded resorts to the small family-run boutique hotels
  • Farmhouses converted farmhouses with private pool
  • Villas/Holiday Flats available to rent
  • Hostels inexpensive alternative for young travelers

About Malta

Malta, an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, is known for 300 days of sunshine, 7,000 years of history, and is home to a most remarkable concentration of intact built heritage, including the highest density (3) of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in any nation-state anywhere.  Valletta, one of the UNESCO sites, was built by the proud Knights of St. John and was the European Capital of Culture 2018. Malta’s patrimony in stone ranges from the oldest free-standing stone architecture in the world, to one of the British Empire’s most formidable defensive systems, and includes a rich mix of domestic, religious and military architecture from the ancient, medieval and early modern periods. Malta and its sister islands of Gozo and Comino, offer visitors something for everyone, attractive beaches, diving, yachting, diverse cuisine, a thriving nightlife, a year-round calendar of festivals and events, and spectacular film set locations for many world-famous movies and TV series.

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