15 days in Alkmaar & Island of Malta Itinerary

15 days in Alkmaar & Island of Malta Itinerary

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1
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Valletta, Malta
— 7 nights

4
nights
Alkmaar, The Netherlands

Alkmaar ©
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Explore Alkmaar's surroundings by going to Mondial Museum (in Volendam), Zaandam (Zaanse Schans, Molen De Kat, &more) and Grote Kerk (in Edam). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Alkmaar cheese market, explore the activities along IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel), contemplate the long history of Accijnstoren van Alkmaar uit 1622, and pause for some serene contemplation at Klim naar de hemel.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Alkmaar trip itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Alkmaar is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Alkmaar due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cape Town in August, Alkmaar is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Groningen, Zaandam, Franeker, Mondial Museum, De Heilooer Witte Kerk
Highlights from your plan
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Alkmaar cheese market ©
Alkmaar cheese market
Alkmaar City Hall ©
Alkmaar City Hall

7
nights
Valletta, 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valletta: Mellieha (Popeye Village Malta, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more) and Malta National Aquarium (in Qawra). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Co-Cathedral, witness the site of a historic battle at Saluting Battery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, and browse the exhibits of Fort St Elmo - National War Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Valletta route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alkmaar to Valletta. In August, Valletta is somewhat warmer than Alkmaar - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Valletta

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mellieha, Rabat, Mdina, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Palazzo Parisio & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Valletta Waterfront ©
Valletta Waterfront

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