17 days in Malta Itinerary

17 days in Malta Itinerary

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17 days in Malta Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
1
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 5 nights
bus:  30​min
2
St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta
— 2 nights
bus + ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Comino
— 3 nights
ferry + bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Bahar ic-Caghaq, Island of Malta
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
5
Rabat, Island of Malta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Victoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta


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5
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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.
Lascaris War Rooms and Fort St Elmo - National War Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. John's Co-Cathedral and Malta at War Museum. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), ponder the world of politics at Grandmaster's Palace, take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, and take in the history at Saluting Battery.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Valletta trip tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Valletta. April in Valletta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to St. Paul's Bay.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Birgu (Vittoriosa), Kalkara, Marsaxlokk, Bir Mula Heritage Museum, Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum
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Casa Rocca Piccola ©
Casa Rocca Piccola
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms

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St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta

St. Paul's Bay ©
Named after the saint who laid the foundations of Christianity on Malta over two millennia ago, St.
You've now added Azure Window to your itinerary. On the 29th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Azure Window, then examine the collection at Malta Classic Car Collection Museum, then get in on the family fun at Popeye Village Malta, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rotunda of Mosta, then examine the collection at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Malta Aviation Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Mellieha Air Raid Shelter.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St. Paul's Bay online route planner .

St. Paul's Bay is very close to Valletta. April in St. Paul's Bay sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Comino.

Things to do in St. Paul's Bay

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mdina, Mellieha, Malta Aviation Museum, Azure Window, Malta Classic Car Collection Museum
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Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Popeye Village Malta ©
Popeye Village Malta
Mosta Parish ©
Mosta Parish

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Lagoon.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Comino trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Valletta to Comino takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will leave for home on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Comino

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

2
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Bahar ic-Caghaq, Island of Malta

Bahar ic-Caghaq ©
Mediterraneo Marine Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Top of the World and then take in nature's colorful creations at Palazzo Parisio & Gardens.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bahar ic-Caghaq trip simple and quick.

Getting from Comino to Bahar ic-Caghaq by combination of ferry and bus takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Bahar ic-Caghaq can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will leave for home on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Bahar ic-Caghaq

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Top of the World, Palazzo Parisio & Gardens, Fort Madalena
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Palazzo Parisio & Gardens ©
Palazzo Parisio & Gardens
Fort Madalena ©
Fort Madalena
Mediterraneo Marine Park ©
Mediterraneo Marine Park

2
nights
Rabat, Island of Malta

Rabat ©
Not to be confused with Victoria, formerly known as Rabat, the official Rabat is a town just outside of Mdina on the island of Malta.
St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum has been added to your itinerary. On the 5th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Mnajdra, delve into the distant past at Hagar Qim Temples, then contemplate the long history of Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Metropolitan Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at The Knights of Malta, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Natural History, then contemplate the long history of Mdina Dungeons, then step into the grandiose world of Casa Bernard, and finally examine the collection at Malta Aviation Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rabat vacation planner.

Rabat is just a short distance from Bahar ic-Caghaq. In May, daytime highs in Rabat are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mdina, Malta Aviation Museum, Mnajdra
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Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
St Paul's Catacombs ©
St Paul's Catacombs

2
nights
Victoria

The city of Victoria on the island of Gozo boasts an outstanding collection of Baroque architecture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Old Prison in Victoria, island of Gozo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Ta' Pinu Basilica, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ggantija Megalithic Temples. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): Head underground at Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves, look for all kinds of wild species at Dwejra Bay, then explore the world behind art at Folklore Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of The Citadel.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Victoria route planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Rabat to Victoria takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Victoria are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Ramla Bay, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves, Dwejra Bay
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Citadel ©
Citadel

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