A magical family adventure, Full of new attractions!

The Magical Illuminated Trail is Back with New & Bigger Attractionsat the Verdala Palace Gardens in Buskett.

Get ready for the most enchanting and awaited event of the festive season!

Join us from 25th November to January 7th* for an amazing after-dark experience to be enjoyed with your friends and loved ones.

(*the event may be closed on selected days – to see availabilities please check the online booking system)

Don’t miss this festival of lights this Festive season, as we illuminate the Enchanted Verdala Palace Gardens with an entirely New Collection of mesmerizing lanterns that will leave you spellbound.

Wonder trough The Verdala Gardens. A 1km trail, surrounding the President’s Palace.

Over 14 areas that will host New lantern structures & Attraction.

From food stalls, festive bakes & Christmas ornaments, to fun toys & train rides for kids at our Christmas Village

Irresistible photo opportunities await at every turn along the trail.

"The Ultimate Family Experience"

Prepare to be dazzled on this extraordinary journey through a magnificent trail adorned with ALL NEW lantern structures.

Explore the captivating Mythical Tree, step into the ethereal Flower Land, wander through the enchanting Fantasy Garden, embark on a cosmic adventure with the Space Explorer World, witness the beauty the first ever life-size Illuminated Crib in Malta,  be surrounded by the magical glow of thousands of twinkling fairy lights and encounter countless amazing cartoon creatures.

This event is made possible through collaboration with The Malta Tourism Authority and is in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation.

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Don’t miss out on this magical experience that’s sure to leave you and your family spellbound!

Ticket Info

Once darkness sets in, the gardens will come to light and a controlled number of ticketed guests can then discover and enjoy the art of illumination and this magical festival of light in a safe and restricted manner.

Families, individuals, and groups may pre-purchase their entrance tickets online. The trail has been designed to allow guests in scheduled time intervals of 20 minutes.

The trail takes approximately about 60 to 90 minutes, including a visit to our Christmas Village and Food-Court!

Book your tickets, starting from €8.50** only

** Children aged 2 years and under enter for free but still require an Infant Ticket from the online booking system.”


Venue address: Verdala Palace, Triq il-buskett, Siggiewi

Limited street parking is available.

We’ve teamed up with Uber offering a special discount on all guests attending The Magical Illuminated Trail.

Use promo code ITMT23 to benefit from 10% off 2 rides.

To redeem your Promo Code, simply follow the below steps:

1. Open or Download the Uber Rider App from the App Store for iOS users and from Google Play Store for Android users.
2. Create or log in to an Uber Account.
3. Select the ‘Account’ tab at the bottom of the app.
4. Select Wallet.
5. Use promo code: ITMT23
6. Insert code.
7. Select Add.
8. Restart your App


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