8 days in Island of Malta Itinerary

8 days in Island of Malta Itinerary

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8 days in Island of Malta Itinerary

Start: Valletta
Drive:  45 min
1
Mellieha
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
2
Sliema
— 4 nights
Ferry:  15 min
End: Valletta

3
nights
Mellieha

A growing town in the northwestern section of Malta, the lively tourist destination of Mellieha sits perched between two picturesque bays.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mellieha: Ggantija Megalithic Temples (in Ggantija) and The Citadel (in Victoria). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Mellieha Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Mellieha, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, and meet the residents at Malta National Aquarium.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mellieha trip itinerary tool .

Valletta to Mellieha is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Mellieha are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Sliema.

Things to do in Mellieha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves, Mdina Old City, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Golden Bay, Malta National Aquarium
Find places to stay May 12 — 15:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mellieha Beach ©
Mellieha Beach
Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves ©
Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves

4
nights
Sliema

Situated on Malta's northeastern coastline, Sliema features a well-developed waterfront, the favorite stomping ground of the nation's wealthy upper class.
Take a break from the city and head to Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) and Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sliema: Mellieha (Mellieha Beach & Popeye Village Malta) and Ggantija Megalithic Temples (in Ggantija). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. John's Co-Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, take in the history at Lascaris War Rooms, and take in the awesome beauty at Top of the World.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sliema trip builder app .

Sliema is just a stone's throw from Mellieha. In May, daytime highs in Sliema are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Sliema

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Valletta, Mellieha, Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves, Mdina Old City, St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
Mellieha Beach ©
Mellieha Beach

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