13 days in Malta Itinerary

13 days in Malta Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 7 nights
2
Mellieha, Island of Malta
— 2 nights
3
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta
— 2 nights

7
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, witness the site of a historic battle at Lascaris War Rooms, and admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Valletta is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Valletta due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in December, you will find days in Valletta are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Mellieha.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Birgu (Vittoriosa), Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Vittoriosa Waterfront - Birgu Waterfront
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Lower Barrakka Gardens ©
Lower Barrakka Gardens

2
nights
Mellieha, Island of Malta

Mellieha ©
A growing town in the northwestern section of Malta, the lively tourist destination of Mellieha sits perched between two picturesque bays.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Popeye Village Malta and then pause for some photo ops at St Agatha's Tower. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Grotto, steep yourself in history at Mellieha Air Raid Shelter, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mellieha Parish Church, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Malta National Aquarium, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mellieha day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Valletta to Mellieha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Mellieha can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Saint Julian's.

Things to do in Mellieha

Historic Sites Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mdina, Malta National Aquarium
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Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Popeye Village Malta ©
Popeye Village Malta
Malta National Aquarium ©
Malta National Aquarium

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nights
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta

Saint Julian's ©
More than just another port city, Saint Julian's serves as one of Malta's most popular nightlife destinations, drawing a young crowd of weekend revelers from around Europe.
On the 6th (Wed), stop by Paceville, take a stroll through Spinola Bay, and then stop by Shanteo® Tea Boutique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Tarxien Temples, delve into the distant past at Mnajdra, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenmake a trip to Balluta Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Claire.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saint Julian's trip site.

Saint Julian's is very close to Mellieha. In January in Saint Julian's, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Julian's

Neighborhoods Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mnajdra, Tarxien Temples
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Spinola Bay ©
Spinola Bay
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
Tarxien Temples ©
Tarxien Temples

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