8 days in Malta Itinerary

8 days in Malta Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Xlendi, Island of Gozo
— 3 nights
2
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 4 nights

3
nights
Xlendi, Island of Gozo

Xlendi is a village in Malta situated in the south west of the island of Gozo. Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Ta' Mena Estate. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, pause for some serene contemplation at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, steep yourself in history at St. George's Basilica, and go deep underground at Xwejni Salt Pans.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Xlendi trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Xlendi is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Xlendi is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Xlendi when traveling from Lisbon in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Xlendi

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Victoria, San Lawrenz, Church of St. John The Baptist, Xwejni Salt Pans, Ta' Pinu National Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Xwejni Bay ©
Xwejni Bay

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ghar Lapsi and Malta Falconry Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Valletta: Malta National Aquarium (in Qawra) and Mellieha (Mellieha Beach & Ghajn Tuffieha Bay). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Mnajdra, take in the history at Lascaris War Rooms, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Valletta journey planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Xlendi to Valletta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Valletta

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mellieha, Mdina, Siggiewi, Malta National Aquarium, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Ghar Lapsi ©
Ghar Lapsi

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