Blue Grotto & Sunday Market at Marsaxlokk Fishing Village

You will first drive to The Blue Grotto. The Blue Grotto is actually a number of sea caverns on the southern coast of Malta, west of the Wied iz-Zurrieq harbour and across the small uninhabited islet of Filfla. Everyday from sunrise until about 1300 hrs, a unique sight can be observed here. The cave’s location combined with the sunlight lead to the water mirroring shows numerous shades of blue. Several caverns mirror the brilliant phosphorescent colours of the underwater flora; other caverns show a deep dark shade of blue. If weather permits, you can do a 25 minute boat trip around the caves for an extra cost.

You will then drive to the fishing village of Marsaxlokk. Marsaxlokk is a very popular attraction for tourists and locals because fresh fish and seafood caught during the same morning can be bought. The market is very interesting and attractive as many different items are sold. Although the market was originally a fish market, it has developed and now it also sells locally produced honey, fruit jams, wine as well as vegetables, souvenirs and clothes. Free time will be given in this picturesque village.


Reservations for this trip can be done online from this site  at least 4 working days in advance or by visiting a Central Holidays Office in Paceville, St. Julian’s.

A deposit of € 10 or as otherwise stated will secure your reservation.



                         Central Holidays

                         134, St. George’s Road, Paceville – St. Julian’s – STJ 3203



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‘Website Time Limit Exceeded’ or ‘Trip out of Season’ for reservations and further details please visit a ‘Central Holidays Office’, in Paceville – St. Julian’s or Qawra – Bugibba area.

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Price Includes:-                

                     Blue Grotto & Marsaxlokk Market Half Day Excursion

                     Pick up and drop off from any Malta hotel


This excursion is available in English, French, German and Italian speaking guide.  


Average pick up times:

                    Cirkewwa                          08:30 hrs

                    Mellieha                            08:40 hrs

                    Xemxija & Golden Bay       08:50 hrs

                    St. Paul’s Bay                    09:00 hrs

                    Bugibba                            09:05 hrs

                    Qawra                              09:10 hrs

                    St. Julian’s                        09:10 hrs

                    Sliema                             08:55 hrs

                    Valletta                            08:40 hrs

                    Attard                             08:30 hrs


The exect pick up time and pick up piont will be confirmed when the original tickets are picked up from one of our offices.


This trip is running all year round according to schedule.

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