8 days in Malta Itinerary

8 days in Malta Itinerary

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8 days in Malta Itinerary

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  9 h
1
Victoria, Island of Gozo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sliema, Island of Malta
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Glasgow, Scotland

2
nights
Victoria, Island of Gozo

Victoria ©
The city of Victoria on the island of Gozo boasts an outstanding collection of Baroque architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at St. George's Basilica, explore the historical opulence of Cittadella Visitors' Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dwejra Bay, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John The Baptist. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Camino, Malta, then learn about winemaking at Ta' Mena Estate, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Xaghra Parish Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Ggantija Megalithic Temples.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Victoria online travel route planner .

Glasgow, UK to Victoria is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Glasgow to Victoria, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in January: high temperatures in Victoria hover around 18°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Sliema.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

San Lawrenz, Xaghra, Church of St. John The Baptist, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Comino, Malta
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St. George's Basilica ©
St. George's Basilica
Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Comino, Malta ©
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

5
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mnajdra and Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway. Get in touch with nature at Malta Falconry Centre and Xemxija Heritage Trail. Step out of Sliema with an excursion to Mellieha Beach in Mellieha--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, and delve into the distant past at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Sliema driving holiday planner.

Drive from Victoria to Sliema in 1.5 hours. In January in Sliema, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sliema

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Valletta, Mdina, Mellieha, Malta Falconry Centre, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Malta Falconry Centre ©
Malta Falconry Centre
Xemxija Heritage Trail ©
Xemxija Heritage Trail
Scuba & Snorkeling

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