10 days in Malta Itinerary

10 days in Malta Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  4 h
1
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 6 nights
Ferry:  2 h
2
Comino
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Xaghra, Island of Gozo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Istanbul

6
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.
Attractions like Popeye Village Malta and Mellieha Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Valletta: Scuba & Snorkeling (in St. Paul's Bay), Malta National Aquarium (in Qawra) and Mellieha (Our Lady of the Grotto, Mellieha Parish Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), and get engrossed in the history at Saluting Battery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Valletta journey planning tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Valletta is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Valletta to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Comino.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mellieha, Mdina, Malta at War Museum, Golden Bay, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Popeye Village Malta ©
Popeye Village Malta
Malta National Aquarium ©
Malta National Aquarium

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at St. Mary's Tower and then explore the activities along Blue Lagoon.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Comino trip itinerary maker app.

You can ride a ferry from Valletta to Comino in 2.5 hours. September in Comino sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Xaghra.

Things to do in Comino

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
St. Mary's Tower ©
St. Mary's Tower

2
nights
Xaghra, Island of Gozo

Xaghra ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Gozo Ferry Port, pause for some serene contemplation at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, thenexplore the striking landscape at Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves, and finally don't miss a visit to Ggantija Megalithic Temples. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John The Baptist, don't miss a visit to Citadel, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Prison in Victoria, island of Gozo.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Xaghra trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Comino to Xaghra in 1.5 hours. September in Xaghra sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Xaghra

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Victoria, Church of St. John The Baptist, Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Gozo Ferry Port
Highlights from your plan
Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves ©
Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves
Citadel ©
Citadel

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