5 days in Island of Malta & Manchester Itinerary

5 days in Island of Malta & Manchester Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Valletta, Malta
Bus:  15 min
1
Mdina, Malta
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Valletta, Malta

1
night
Mdina, 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.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mdina trip website.

Valletta to Mdina is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Mdina

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Valletta, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
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Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral

3
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manchester: York (York Minster, York Shambles, &more), Angel Bay (in Penrhyn Bay) and Alton Towers Theme Park (in Alton). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and explore the striking landscape at Great Orme.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Mdina to Manchester takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Mdina in March, things will get slightly colder in Manchester: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

York, Llandudno, Alton Towers Theme Park
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Alton Towers Theme Park
Alton Towers Theme Park
Great Orme ©
Great Orme

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