10 days in Malta Itinerary

10 days in Malta Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 3 nights
Ferry:  15 min
2
Sliema, Island of Malta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Xaghra, Island of Gozo
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
4
Comino
— 1 night
Ferry + Taxi:  45 min
5
Mdina, Island of Malta
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
nights
Valletta, Island of Malta

Valletta ©
Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Valletta is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, witness the site of a historic battle at Lascaris War Rooms, and steep yourself in history at Mnajdra.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Valletta online vacation planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Valletta is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Valletta is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in July, Valletta is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Sliema.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Marsaxlokk Bay, Mnajdra, Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Fort Rinella
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Fort St Elmo - National War Museum ©
Fort St Elmo - National War Museum

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Sliema, Island of Malta

Situated on Malta's northeastern coastline, Sliema features a well-developed waterfront, the favorite stomping ground of the nation's wealthy upper class.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stop by Shanteo® Tea Boutique, contemplate the waterfront views at Spinola Bay, then take a stroll through Paceville, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Top of the World, cool off at Splash & Fun Water Park, and then make a trip to Balluta Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sliema trip itinerary maker site.

Sliema is just a stone's throw from Valletta. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Xaghra.

Things to do in Sliema

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Saint Julian's, Splash & Fun Water Park, Top of the World
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Spinola Bay ©
Spinola Bay
Paceville ©
Paceville

1
night
Xaghra, Island of Gozo

On the 13th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Old Prison in Victoria, island of Gozo, step into the grandiose world of Citadel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Ggantija Megalithic Temples.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Xaghra trip builder site.

You can drive from Sliema to Xaghra in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Xaghra are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Comino.

Things to do in Xaghra

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Victoria, Ta' Pinu National Shrine, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Citadel ©
Citadel

1
night
Comino

Comino ©
While it is not the largest island of the Maltese archipelago, Comino serves as an oasis of serenity for many reasons other than its picturesque Mediterranean location.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Marija Bay and then explore the activities along Blue Lagoon.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Comino online trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Xaghra to Comino in 1.5 hours. July in Comino sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mdina.

Things to do in Comino

Nature Parks Beaches
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Santa Marija Bay ©
Santa Marija Bay

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nights
Mdina, Island of Malta

Mdina ©
The city of Mdina has long been called the "Silent City of Malta" due to the fortified walls that confine this medieval town.
On the 15th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Tools, Trades and Traditions Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul, then Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at San Anton Gardens.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mdina road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Comino to Mdina takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Mdina are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mdina

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), San Anton Gardens
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Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul ©
Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul

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