7 days in Malta Itinerary

7 days in Malta Itinerary

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7 days in Malta Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Xaghra, Island of Gozo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mdina, Island of Malta
— 2 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Wellington

2
nights
Xaghra, Island of Gozo

Xaghra ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ta' Mena Estate and Scuba & Snorkeling.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Xaghra trip itinerary builder .

Wellington, New Zealand to Xaghra is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Wellington to Xaghra is minus 11 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Wellington in May: high temperatures in Xaghra hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mdina.

Things to do in Xaghra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

San Lawrenz, Victoria, Scuba & Snorkeling, Xwejni Salt Pans, Church of St. John The Baptist
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ta' Mena Estate ©
Ta' Mena Estate
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Dwejra Bay ©
Dwejra Bay

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway, steep yourself in history at St. John's Co-Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), and finally explore the ancient world of Mnajdra.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mdina day trip planning app .

You can drive from Xaghra to Mdina in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mdina

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Valletta, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Mnajdra
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway ©
Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens

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