Lija is a popular place to visit while you are in Malta as a large number of the area’s main attractions are close. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s list is the fabulous Museum of Natural History and the ever-popular Mediterraneo Marine Park. If time permits, be sure to also visit Eden Cinemas and Balluta Square.
Lija has a number of museums and theaters within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Spend a quiet afternoon viewing the exhibits at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Valletta and the Great Seige of Malta and the Knights of St. John.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Malta, visit the nearby green spaces. Enjoy some of the scenic urban spaces such as Spinola Garden in St. Julian's.
While you are here, head to some of the local sights such as the St. Johns Co - Cathedral in Valletta and Sliema Promenade in Sliema. These spots are popular with travellers from all the corners of the globe. Lovers of history will enjoy checking out Tigne Fort in Sliema.
A great way to get some exercise and fresh air is to head for the greens at the area’s best-loved courses like the Royal Malta Golf Club in Valletta.
Find the perfect accessory, grab a bite to eat or just people-watch at nearby fashion hotspots such as the Bay Street Shopping Complex in St. Julian's, Bisazza Street in Sliema and the Point Shopping Mall.
To make the most of Lija, consider staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep check out the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Floriana, the InterContinental Malta, St. Julian's, and the Hilton Malta, St. Julian's.