Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Birgu is ready to explore

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Birgu. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. Mediterranean Conference Centre and Fort St. Elmo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Birgu

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Birgu a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Malta Experience (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Duck Village (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Royal Malta Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Mediterraneo Marine Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Malta Falconry Centre (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Birdpark Malta (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Birgu

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Birgu. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Grotto (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Golden Sands Beach (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Mellieha Bay (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Blue Lagoon (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Lower Barrakka Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Upper Barrakka Gardens (1 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Birgu

Fly into Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.), the closest airport, located 3 mi (4.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Birgu?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,445 holiday rentals near Birgu. From 170 Houses to 1,151 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Birgu for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Birgu?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Birgu:

  • Bugibba: 223 holiday homes
  • Qawra: 206 holiday homes
  • Il-Balluta: 480 holiday homes
  • Paceville: 2,319 holiday homes
  • Ta' Giorni: 404 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Birgu?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Birgu. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Malta Maritime Museum: 1,960 holiday rentals
  • Inquisitor's Palace: 1,936 holiday rentals
  • Norman House: 1,915 holiday rentals
  • Malta at War Museum: 1,899 holiday rentals
  • Vittoriosa Yacht Marina: 1,930 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Birgu listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Birgu?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 170 Houses in Birgu. Our other popular types of Birgu holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,151 holiday houses
  • Villas: 47 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 4 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Birgu?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 162 holiday homes with pool available in Birgu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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