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Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Basically there are lots of the blue/green stripped small boats bobbing on the bay but it is a working fishing village so there are lots of other boats. We arrived in the morning so there were not too many people around. Judging by the number...More

Thank Veronique L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The fish market is definitely not worth the hassle, unless you are getting there to buy fresh fish and not just to see sights. There are a few stands with seafood, but majority is selling sweets, cheap souvenirs and fake Gucci bags. On top of...More

Thank Marta K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a trip to the fish markets today, a lot of market stalls selling anything from Tshirts to tacky tourist tat, The fish stalls are mixed in the middle of the other traders. I felt that the good fish was all sold very early...More

Thank trip1083
Reviewed 1 week ago

When researching my trip to Malta I came across this review. "We were lucky to meet a Samuel ( at the end of the Marsashlok bay, on the right) who gave us great boat tour to 3 harbours ( Calanka, Peterpool and Hofra)." I ended...More

Thank leanda2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy on a Sunday afternoon. Good for a few quick photos, not sure about the market and the restaurants because it was so crowded and hard to find parking. All in all pretty photogenic and worth fighting through the traffic for a brief stop.

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint fishing village with an outdoor market selling souvenirs. Worth stopping for a morning walk through but the bay water was littered with plastic bottles and had a visible layer of oil so we avoided eating the fish served in nearby restaurants due to its...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a terrible experience, we ate bad food, we had arguments with locals after telling them that we do not have a cigarettes to offer them and there is nothing to do there. We spent an hour trip to see only boats. Kind advice:...More

Thank Pablo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Choose your camera angle carefully and you can still see how it used to look before the refinery loomed in the background.

Thank RockStarLibrarian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The image that the harbour wants to portray is that of an untouched unchanged quaint and traditional Med harbour. From certain angles, this is achieved. However, the addition of a power station, we even had an LNG ship in harbour, and a container ship area...More

1  Thank 923luke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for an afternoon, had a browse of some local market stalls then we sat in one of the cafes overlooking the harbour and enjoyed a cold drink and the view. Pretty little place with lots of traditional brightly coloured boats. Great place to...More

Thank Jennifer M
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July 23, 2018|
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Response from Anna D | Reviewed this property |
i can give you the number of the boat man I was travelling with. probably he will answer you)
Alan H
June 26, 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
March 4, 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.