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Marsaxlokk Bay, Marsaxlokk

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Bask in the tranquility of Marsaxlokk Bay, one of the country's best-kept secrets. At the southern tip of the island, the bay is named for the wind that comes from the Sahara desert. The bay is Malta's gateway to North Africa and the place where the Phoenicians established their first trading posts almost 3,000 years ago. Swim or relax on a beach, or visit the fishing village that maintains a traditional lifestyle. Enjoy the authentic atmosphere as you watch the colorful luzzu boats, visit a fish market, or grab a meal at one of the seafood restaurants. Regular bus lines connect the area with the capital city of Valletta. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Marsaxlokk holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Marsaxlokk Bay and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I can imagine that this small fishing village/community and market must once have been attractive places to visit. I now recommend that you give it a miss. My wife had broken her ankle and we arrived....  more
    I can imagine that this small fishing village/community and market must once have been attractive places to visit. I now recommend that you give it a miss. My wife had broken her ankle and we arrived....  more »
  • While Marsaxlokk Bay does have colorful boats and is Malta's largest fishing village, I can not say that I would recommend going out of your way. If you do visit, I would plan for your visit to be... 
    While Marsaxlokk Bay does have colorful boats and is Malta's largest fishing village, I can not say that I would recommend going out of your way. If you do visit, I would plan for your visit to be...  more »
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  • Nice place god Fish market
  • Magnificent bay, which includes the beautiful harbour of Marsaxlokk. Must see place in Malta.

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