9 days in Malta Itinerary

9 days in Malta Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
Fly:  17 h
1
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Victoria, Island of Gozo
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Denver

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. John's Co-Cathedral and Mnajdra. Get in touch with nature at Malta Falconry Centre and Ghajn Tuffieha Bay. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway, take in the history at Saluting Battery, don't miss a visit to Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and contemplate the long history of Casa Rocca Piccola.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Valletta route planner.

Denver, USA to Valletta is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 8 hours. When traveling from Denver in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Valletta, with highs around 63°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mdina, Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Malta Falconry Centre, Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, Malta Aviation Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway ©
Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra

3
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 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Marsalforn Bay, get in touch with nature with Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Comino, Malta, take an in-depth tour of Gunpowder Magazine, Silos, WWII shelters & Battery, then explore the historical opulence of Cittadella Visitors' Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of St. George's Basilica. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole, stroll through Dwejra Bay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John The Baptist, then explore the ancient world of Ggantija Megalithic Temples, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Xaghra Parish Church.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Victoria travel planning tool.

You can drive from Valletta to Victoria in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Victoria are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

San Lawrenz, Scuba & Snorkeling, Marsalforn Bay, Church of St. John The Baptist, Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Highlights from your plan
St. George's Basilica ©
St. George's Basilica
Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Comino, Malta ©
Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Comino, Malta
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

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