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April brings warmer spring temperatures to Malta, making it an ideal shoulder season for finding deals without the summer crowds.
June is another good time to visit Malta, but crowds are already there and the weather is a bit too hot for taking long walks by midday.
If visiting is your goal, April is the ideal month to go to Malta.
While the weather varies more than the peak summer months, visitors willing to layer up are rewarded with cultural events, wildflowers, and budget-friendly hotel rates.
Malta Temperatures and Rainfall in April
* Average High: 66°F/19°C
* Average Low: 54°F/12°C
* Sea Temperature: 60-61°F/15-16°C
* Average Rainfall: 1.8 inches over 12 days
* Average Wind Speeds: 17 mph/27 kph
The irregular rainfall means some cooler and windier days linger in April, though delightful sunny Mediterranean conditions dominate.
Pack an assortment of clothing from shorts, t-shirts to light jackets, pants and dress options.
There may be days when you can experience three seasons from dawn to dusk. Dress in layers and you’re going to be fine.
During my week in Malta in April I had to put up with one rainy day only.
Pros for Visiting Malta in April
– Fewer tourists than summer
– Lower hotel rates averaging 20% less
– Pleasant weather for sightseeing
– Vibrant wildflowers blooming
– Local Easter traditions and festivals (check the Easter date for your desired year, as sometimes it falls in May)
Cons for Visiting Malta in April
– More rainy days interrupting plans
– Rough seas limiting boating
– Not warm enough for swimming
– Some attractions closed before season fully ramps up
Top Things to Do in Malta in April
April invites cultural immersion into Maltese traditions through events like Holy Week celebrations, crafts fairs, and the popular Malta Marathon.
The native wildflowers put on colorful displays across the countryside and parks.
The cool conditions create perfect hiking weather to appreciate blooming flora while exploring historic sites like Victoria Lines or Dingli Cliffs.
Read my article about the best things to do in Malta, and pick your desired experiences and activities.
Here are some of the best things to do in Malta in April:
Visit Valetta & Three Cities
With fewer tourists on the island, April is the perfect time to explore the narrow streets of Valetta and of the Tree Cities, Senglea, Cospicua and Vittoriosa.
There are lots of museums in Valetta and April is the best time to visit them.
Mdina, Malta’s silent city is one of the most beautiful spots on the island.
April is a good time for taking photos of the quaint narrow streets without the fear of random walkers ruining your scenes.
Visit Rabat & the Catacombs
There are several catacomb complexes in Rabat.
My suggestion is to start with Saint Paul’s Catacombs, then move on to St. Agatha and then to the smaller ones. Should you have enough of Malta’s underground at some point, you’ll know you’ve seen the most important ones from historical standpoint.
Visit the Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon is one of the iconic places to see in Malta, a spot that attracts millions of tourists. You can’t come to Malta and not want to see the Blue Lagoon.
Check out these boat trips to Malta’s Blue Lagoon.
The beach at Blue Lagoon is partially rocky. It gets crazy busy in the summer. This is why you should visit it in April.
If you only want to take in the beautiful scenery, to relax and to take some great photos, check out this sightseeing cruise.
Hike Dingli Cliffs, Victoria Lines and Other Scenic Trails
I did the Dingli Cliffs by Segway and it was such a lot of fun!
Take a Segway Tour
Riding a Segway is a lot of fun. Mastering the skill takes about 10 minutes.
My Malta Segway adventure was a tour of Dingli Cliffs. The organizers had us practice in a parking lot until we were able to control the transporter well enough to avoid getting injured.
Click here to book a sunset Segway tour of Dingli Cliffs.
If you’d rather take a Segway tour of Valletta, check out this one.
Visit Fort Delimara & Marsaxlokk
Fort Delimara is close to Marsaxlokk, so you can visit them in one go.
Visit the Megalithic Temples
Is April a Good Time To Visit Malta?
Travelers can save money on dining, shopping and admission tickets to top museums and historical complexes before peak rates hit in early summer. With thinner crowds, visitors easily navigate main sights like Hagar Qim Temples, St John’s Co-Cathedral, or popular seaside towns.
While not warm enough for swimming and sunbathing, the brisk seaside walks and changeable vistas impress those appreciating nature’s power. Seek out souvenir local glasswork or lace goods handcrafted through generations as the perfect memento.
April in Malta eases visitors into island life, bypassing summertime congestion. With religious revelry, flowers, and savings ample, spring appeals to travelers focused on connection through heritage and history over beaches.