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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  • Marsaxlokk (pronounced Marsarshlock) is a very quaint town in the southern part of Malta and 'off the beaten track' by Maltese standards! It is about 15 minutes from Valetta but is considered a long w...  more »
  • Sunday is the day of the most important market, we must do and see its fish stalls... see also with luzzus and if time allows a walk in Bay to see the surroundings bays
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  • Marsaxlokk is a small charming fishing port. Fishing boats painted in yellow and blue, embellished Phoenician the bow eye give an air of gaiety to the whole of the port... and make forget the chimneys of a kind of incinerator implanted two km more far. Quite to forget those chimneys, take the walk to St Peter's pool. Arriving, you can see the breathtaking sea and strange rock formations. But don't settle! Follow the path that runs along the cliff on the left and right. You will go from discoveries in discoveries.
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