Tourist Information

The Malta Tourism Authority is responsible for a number of tourist information centres situated at the Malta International Airport (MIA), Valletta (Head Office and the Waterfront), Mdina, Mellieha, Vittoriosa (Birgu), Victoria/Rabat (Gozo) and the Mgarr Terminal.

The MIA centre is located in the Welcomer's Lounge. It is estimated that on average, around 2,500 customers are assisted monthly. The type of assistance given is mainly related to general information, promotional material particularly maps, events, accommodation, transport facilities and services to and from the airport.

The largest centre is the one in Valletta. The average number of customers requesting assistance at this office is about 12,000 customers a month.

The Mdina centre assists 120 customers a day and caters for Rabat and other towns/villages in the vicinity.

The Mellieha centre assists about 50 customers a day. The centre in Misrah iz-Zjara tal-Papa Gwanni Pawlu II (near the Mellieha Police Station) in the vicinity of the Mellieha Sanctuary - a very popular place visited by locals and tourists.

The Gozo centre, on average, assists around 3,800 customers per month. The MTA also has an information booth at the Mgarr Terminal.

The Valletta Waterfront TIO is normally opened when cruise ships are in port, according to a monthly schedule provided by the Valletta Cruise Network (VCP)

The Vittoriosa centre is housed in the Inquisitor's Palace in Birgu.


Opening Hours of TIOs


MALTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Welcomer's Lounge, Luqa
Tel. No.: (356) 23696073 / 4
Monday to Sunday including Public Holidays. : 10.00hrs to 21.00hrs (Last admission 20.50hrs)
Closed on Christmas Day, New Year's day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday


VALLETTA, MUZA, Merchants Street, Valletta

Tel: (356) 22915502 / 22915503

Monday to Saturday: 0900hrs to 1730hrs (Last Admission: 1720hrs)
Sunday & Public Holiday:0900hrs to 1300hrs (Last Admission: 1250hrs)
Closed on Christmas Day, New Year’s day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday


Triton Fountain Area, Valletta

Tel: (356) 22915504

Monday to Saturday: 0900hrs to 1730hrs (Last Admission: 1720hrs)
Sunday and Public Holidays: 0900hrs to 1300hrs (Last Admission: 1250hrs)
Closed on:  Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday


PINTO WHARF, Valletta Waterfront (according to the cruise schedule)
Tel.No: (356) 21220633
The centre is opened as per cruise schedule provided by Valletta Cruise Port.


BIRGU, Inquisitor's Palace, Main Gate Street, Vittoriosa
Tel. No.(356) 21800145
Monday to Saturday: 09.00hrs to 17.00hrs (Last admission 16.50hrs)
Sunday and Public Holidays: 09.00hrs to 13.00hrs (Last admission: 12.50hrs)
Closed on Christmas day, New Year, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.


MARSAXLOKK, Xatt is-Sajjieda
Tel. No.:(356) 21651151
1st July to 30th September:
Monday to Saturday: 09.00hrs to 18.00hrs (Last Admission: 17.50hrs)
Sundays: 09.00hrs to 14.00hrs (Last Admission 13.50hrs)
Public Holidays: 09.00hrs to 13.00hrs (Last Admission: 12.50hrs)

1st October to 30th June:
Monday to Saturday: 09.00hrs to 17.00hrs
Sundays: 09.00hrs to 14.00hrs (Last Admission 13.50hrs)
Public Holidays: 09.00hrs to 13.00hrs (Last Admission: 12.50hrs)
Closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.


MDINA, Museum of Natural History
Tel. No.:(356) 99439867
Monday to Saturday: 09.00hrs to 17.30hrs (Last admission: 1720hrs)
Sundays and Public Holidays: 09.00hrs to 13.00hrs (Last Admission: 12.50hrs)
Closed on Christmas Day, New Year’s day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday


MELLIEHA, Misrah iz-Zjara tal-Papa Gwanni Pawlu II - 26 ta' Mejju 1990
Tel. No. (356) 21524666
Monday to Saturday: 09.00hrs to 13.00hrs (last admission 12.50hrs)
Closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.


ST PAUL'S BAY (BUGIBBA), Misrah il-Bajja (Islets Promenade)
Tel. No: (356) 22915505
Monday to Saturday - 09.00hrs to 17.30hrs (Last admission 17.20hrs)
Sunday and Public Holidays - 09.00hrs to 13.00hrs (Last admission 12.50hrs)
Closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.


SLIEMA (Info Desk), (housed in the Plaza Commercial Centre)
Tel. No.:(356) 21363691
Monday to Saturday: 09.30hrs to 18.00hrs
Closed on all Sundays, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.


GOZO, 17, Independence Square It-Tokk Victoria (Rabat) VCT 1021
Tel. No: (356) 22915452/3
Monday to Saturday: 09.00hrs to 17.30hrs (Last Admission: 17.20hrs)
Sundays and Public Holidays: 09.00hrs to 13.00hrs (Last Admission: 12.50hrs)
Closed on Christmas Day, New Year's day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.


MGARR (GOZO) INFORMATION BOOTH
Monday to Sunday: 09.00hrs to 14.00hrs (Last Admission 13.50hrs)


Contact:

Mr. Joseph Bonello
Senior Manager TIOs
E: joseph.bonello@visitmalta.com
T: (356) 22915500