8 days in Malta Itinerary

8 days in Malta Itinerary

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8 days in Malta Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  18 h
1
Mellieha
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
2
Saint Julian's
— 2 nights
Bus:  15 min
3
Sliema
— 1 night
Ferry:  15 min
4
Valletta
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Toronto

1
night
Mellieha

Mellieha ©
A growing town in the northwestern section of Malta, the lively tourist destination of Mellieha sits perched between two picturesque bays.
On the 16th (Sat), make a trip to St. Paul's Grotto, stroll through St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Casa Bernard, and finally kick back and relax at Armier Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mellieha and then kick back and relax at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mellieha holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Mellieha is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect Mellieha to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Julian's.

Things to do in Mellieha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rabat
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Casa Bernard ©
Casa Bernard
Ghajn Tuffieha Bay ©
Ghajn Tuffieha Bay
Armier Bay Beach ©
Armier Bay Beach

2
nights
Saint Julian's

Saint Julian's ©
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 18th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at San Anton Gardens, examine the collection at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mdina Dungeons, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Saint Julian's trip itinerary planner.

Saint Julian's is just a stone's throw from Mellieha. In September in Saint Julian's, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sliema.

Things to do in Saint Julian's

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mdina, San Anton Gardens
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San Anton Gardens ©
San Anton Gardens
Mdina Dungeons ©
Mdina Dungeons

1
night
Sliema

Situated on Malta's northeastern coastline, Sliema features a well-developed waterfront, the favorite stomping ground of the nation's wealthy upper class.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then view the masterpieces at Artitude Gallery.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sliema trip itinerary maker.

Sliema is just a stone's throw from Saint Julian's. In September in Sliema, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Valletta.

Things to do in Sliema

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Valletta

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of The Knights Hospitallers, learn about all things military at Malta Maritime Museum, then learn about all things military at Malta at War Museum, then explore the ancient world of Tarxien Temples, and finally make a trip to Siege Bell War Memorial. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Fortifications Interpretation Centre - Fortifications Interpretation Centre, admire the natural beauty at Hastings Gardens, and then make a trip to St George Square.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Valletta travel itinerary creator.

Valletta is just a short distance from Sliema. In September, daily temperatures in Valletta can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Birgu (Vittoriosa), Tarxien Temples
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