17 days in Malta Itinerary

17 days in Malta Itinerary

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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

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as St. John's Co-Cathedral and Casa Rocca Piccola are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lascaris War Rooms and Saluting Battery. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), brush up on your military savvy at Malta at War Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens, and take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Valletta online trip planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to St. Paul's Bay.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Birgu (Vittoriosa), Marsaxlokk, Kalkara, Bir Mula Heritage Museum, Tarxien Temples
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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.
Azure Window has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Azure Window, then take an in-depth tour of Malta Classic Car Collection Museum, then try out the rides at Popeye Village Malta, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Mosta Parish, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, then examine the collection at Malta Aviation Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Mellieha Air Raid Shelter.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our St. Paul's Bay trip itinerary builder app.

St. Paul's Bay is just a stone's throw from Valletta. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Comino.

Things to do in St. Paul's Bay

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mellieha, Mdina, Mosta Parish, Malta Classic Car Collection Museum, Malta Aviation 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 1st (Wed): explore the activities along Blue Lagoon.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Comino day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from St. Paul's Bay to Comino in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off to Bahar ic-Caghaq.

Things to do in Comino

Nature Outdoors Parks
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

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Bahar ic-Caghaq, Island of Malta

Bahar ic-Caghaq ©
You've now added Mediterraneo Marine Park to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Top of the World and then take in nature's colorful creations at Palazzo Parisio & Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bahar ic-Caghaq day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Comino to Bahar ic-Caghaq takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Bahar ic-Caghaq can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Rabat.

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

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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.
You've now added St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum to your itinerary. On the 5th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Mnajdra, then see the interesting displays at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul, take an in-depth tour of The Knights of Malta, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Natural History, contemplate the long history of Mdina Dungeons, then step into the grandiose world of Casa Bernard, and finally see the interesting displays at Malta Aviation Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rabat trip builder app.

Rabat is just a short distance from Bahar ic-Caghaq. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Victoria.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

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

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Victoria

The city of Victoria on the island of Gozo boasts an outstanding collection of Baroque architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Old Prison in Victoria, island of Gozo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, and then explore the ancient world of Ggantija Megalithic Temples. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dwejra Bay, then explore the world behind art at Gran Castello Historic House, and finally step into the grandiose world of Citadel.

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Getting from Rabat to Victoria by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Victoria can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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