5 days in Malta Itinerary

5 days in Malta Itinerary

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Sliema, Island of Malta
— 1 night
2
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 1 day
3
Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta
— 1 night
4
Marsalforn, Island of Gozo
— 1 night
5
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta
— 1 night

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Sliema, Island of Malta

Sliema
Situated on Malta's northeastern coastline, Sliema features a well-developed waterfront, the favorite stomping ground of the nation's wealthy upper class.
To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sliema online itinerary planner.

Birmingham, UK to Sliema is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Birmingham in July: high temperatures in Sliema hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll set off for Valletta on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Sliema

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

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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.
On the 6th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Saluting Battery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Valletta online holiday planner.

Valletta is just a short distance from Sliema. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marsaxlokk.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Valletta Waterfront ©
Valletta Waterfront

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Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta

Marsaxlokk ©
Marsaxlokk is a traditional fishing village in the South Eastern Region of Malta, with a population of 3,534 as of March 2014. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Fort Rinella, explore the ancient world of Mnajdra, Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), thensee the interesting displays at Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Marsaxlokk Bay.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Marsaxlokk road trip app.

Marsaxlokk is just a short distance from Valletta. In July, daily temperatures in Marsaxlokk can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Marsalforn.

Things to do in Marsaxlokk

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum, Fort Rinella, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Mnajdra
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Fort Rinella ©
Fort Rinella
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra

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Marsalforn, Island of Gozo

The busiest vacation resort on the island of Gozo, the small town of Marsalforn offers a pleasant seafront promenade backed by a string of low-rise hotels and apartment complexes.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Citadel, thenexplore the ancient world of Ggantija Megalithic Temples, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marsalforn online holiday planner.

Getting from Marsaxlokk to Marsalforn by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saint Julian's.

Things to do in Marsalforn

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Citadel
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Citadel ©
Citadel

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Saint Julian's, Island of Malta

More than just another port city, Saint Julian's serves as one of Malta's most popular nightlife destinations, drawing a young crowd of weekend revelers from around Europe.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Claire, get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally meet the residents at Malta National Aquarium.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saint Julian's trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Marsalforn to Saint Julian's in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. July in Saint Julian's sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Julian's

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Malta National Aquarium, Mdina Old City, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Malta National Aquarium ©
Malta National Aquarium

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