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Marsaxlokk Bay

Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta, Malta
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“fishing village” (184 reviews)
“sunday market” (100 reviews)
“fish market” (99 reviews)
Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great for whiling away hours looking over the harbour whilst having a drink or eating lunch / dinner

Thank malcolmjennings
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A nice family day out on a Sunday for the market. Plenty of souvenirs on offer as well as local sweets, fruit and vegetables and of course fish. If you need an ATM there is one next to the church and a great local meal...More

Thank Mel R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Down at the waterside the boats are pretty as a picture. Take a step back and the horizon is littered with a power station chimney and a large container loading dockyard. We found the market stalls b pricey as if they had bumped up the...More

Thank dmaccallum63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its' continuing life as a traditional fishing village still blends with other major maritime activities. Scenically it is a beautiful place.

Thank Keith9886
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a day-long tour of the Malta area with My Maltese Guide when our cruise ship docked in Valletta, and this was our first stop, which was lovely because the morning was cool, all the boats were still in the bay, but men were...More

Thank travelmakesUrich
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a Marsaxlokk apartment for a week and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. We met some very friendly and genuine locals and had two very nice restaurant meals there. The fish market is open every Sunday until 3pm and there are also...More

Thank heathersword
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still very,very busy on a Sunday with the market,but still nice to have a look around to pass some time away.

Thank SamSam1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

The classic photo of the unique colourful boats that dot the harbour is what most people are drawn to before coming here, and it does look lovely. A nice stroll through a market and back again makes a great half day trip from Valetta. As...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enchanting little fishing village where you can watch the lovely Lizzie's bob in the bay! Don't miss it!

Thank Addelam
Reviewed 1 week ago

I honestly could have done without this stop. It was very crowded no where to move. Yes it is a small fishing village and has some pretty spots but so crowded you couldn't stroll along. It didn't help our guide told us several times to...More

Thank Kim S
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Alan H
26 June 2016|
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Response from Stephanie E | Reviewed this property |
There is a tourist bus ticket which is quite reasonable and you can travel as often as you can for a whole week...if ur ready to travel by bus, then i can assure you that this is worth it.if im not mistaken its 11... More
4 March 2016|
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Response from dixieYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Hi public transport will be very busy and you would have to go to Valletta bus station if you are in Sielma there is a boat that goes on sunday walk down the waterfront and look for the notice boards.
20 December 2015|
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Response from CalBristol | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bobbles1 Its only a small town and once the market has closed and the tourists have gone, I think it would be very quiet! Apart from the restaurants and walking around the bay, there doesn't appear to be much else to do... More