If you are looking for a romantic getaway this February, Malta is the perfect destination! Located in the Mediterranean Sea and boasting an abundance of attractions, Malta offers unique experiences that couples can enjoy together. From its charming medieval towns to its beautiful landscapes, Malta has something to offer everyone. Whether it’s exploring Valletta’s picturesque streets or taking a stroll through San Anton Gardens, there are plenty of romantic sites and activities to take part in during your stay. Here we will discuss five cosy places to visit while in Malta this February so you can make sure your trip is extra special!
Valletta and a Valentine’s dinner at Grana
Start your romantic getaway in Malta this February by exploring the picturesque streets of Valletta. This walled city is full of rich history and culture, which can be seen through its many churches, palazzos, and monuments such as the majestic St. John’s Co-Cathedral. As you stroll along the cobblestone roads, take a moment to admire the brightly-coloured balconies and don’t forget to snap some photos! The view from Upper Barrakka Gardens provides an even more breathtaking sight with its panoramic views of the Grand Harbour.
After taking in all that Valletta has to offer during your daytime explorations, why not finish off your evening with a romantic dinner at Grana? This restaurant was designed for couples looking for something special on their night out; it offers intimate seating areas surrounded by stunning interior decor and a wide selection of delicious Italian dishes prepared using only the best ingredients. Whether you opt for a selection of antipasti to share with a glass of Prosecco or a plate of lip-smacking pasta, you are sure to enjoy every bite! And if you still aren’t convinced – they also have homemade desserts that will end to perfection your romantic dinner.
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Mdina Historical Sites & Streets
The ancient walled city of Mdina is a must-see destination for couples looking to explore the history and culture of Malta. As you wander through the narrow streets, take some time to admire the beautiful architecture of this once fortified capital city of Malta, with its impressive walls and beautiful houses. Visit local shops where you can find unique souvenirs or handmade crafts, you will definitively find the ideal gift to your loved one!
For those interested in learning more about Mdina’s past, visit sites such as St Paul’s Cathedral or Palazzo Falson for an interesting insight into Maltese history. Here you can learn about Mdina’s evolution. And don’t forget to take advantage of all the amazing photo opportunities along your journey – be sure to capture every moment!
San Anton Gardens
San Anton Gardens is a beautiful oasis located in the heart of Attard, Malta. This tranquil spot provides an idyllic escape for couples looking to spend some quality time together this February. The gardens boast lush vegetation and picturesque views that will make you feel as if you have stepped into a fairytale! As you explore the grounds, take note of the vibrant flowers and trees scattered around – from exotic palms to fragrant citrus fruits, there’s something for everyone to enjoy here.
The main walkway through San Anton Gardens is perfect for romantic strolls hand-in-hand with your loved one; it winds its way through the many water spots with ducks and goose which make the garden’s animation. If you’re lucky enough, you may even catch glimpses of stray cats or peacocks showing off their dazzling feathers!
There are plenty of other places to visit during your romantic getaway this February; however, no trip would be complete without spending some time at San Anton Gardens. With its enchanting atmosphere, it really is an ideal place for couples!
The Three Cities
The Three Cities of Malta are a must-see for any romantic travellers. With its winding streets, exquisite townhouses, magnificent fortifications, baroque churches and bustling harbours, the cities of Birgu (Vittoriosa), Senglea (Isla) and Bormla (Cospicua) offer a unique experience that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. For those looking to explore this stunning part of Malta, highlights include Fort St Angelo built by the Knights Hospitaller during Roman times; the Maritime Museum; Our Lady of Victories Church in Senglea; as well as countless romantic walks with your loved one around these picturesque cities. Truly an unforgettable experience that all should have at least once! The cities also offer a large choice of restaurant offering traditional Maltese cuisine, perfect to Make your Valentine’s Day a typical Maltese one.
Citadel of Gozo
No romantic getaway in Malta would be complete without a visit to the Citadel of Gozo! This impressive fortress is located on the sister island. Couples looking for some quality time together can enjoy panoramic vistas of both land and sea and beautiful sunsets. Don’t forget to explore the St George’s Basilica, which dates back to 1678 – it really is a must-see during your stay.
The Citadel itself has plenty of hidden gems that couples can discover by taking a leisurely walk around its walls; You can also walk down to the main Gozitan city, Rabat where you take some time together to admire the traditional architecture of the streets and houses, or seek out local shops.