8 days in Lisbon & Malta Itinerary

8 days in Lisbon & Malta Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
2
Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
3
Victoria, Malta
— 2 nights

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Speed Boats Tours and Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Cabo Espichel (in Sesimbra) and Parque Natural da Arrabida (in Setubal). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen), and appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon online vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). In August, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cabo Espichel, Parque Natural da Arrabida
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Speed Boats Tours
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Parque Natural da Arrabida ©
Parque Natural da Arrabida

2
nights
Valletta, Malta

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 27th (Thu), learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, take in the history at Saluting Battery, thencontemplate the long history of Lascaris War Rooms, thendelve into the distant past at Mnajdra, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja). On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Mosta Parish, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Valletta route maker website.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Valletta takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Valletta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Valletta when traveling from Lisbon in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Scuba & Snorkeling, Mosta Parish, Mnajdra
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms
Valletta Waterfront ©
Valletta Waterfront

2
nights
Victoria, Malta

The city of Victoria on the island of Gozo boasts an outstanding collection of Baroque architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John The Baptist, explore the activities along Ramla Bay, thenget outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the historical opulence of Citadel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves, stroll through Dwejra Bay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Ta' Pinu National Shrine.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Victoria trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Valletta to Victoria takes 2 hours. August in Victoria sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves, Dwejra Bay, Ta' Pinu National Shrine, Church of St. John The Baptist, Ramla Bay
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Citadel ©
Citadel
Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves ©
Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves

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