8 days in Malta Itinerary

8 days in Malta Itinerary

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Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 5 nights
Ferry + Drive:  1 h 45 min
Victoria, Island of Gozo
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  2 h
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

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.
Explore Valletta's surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in St. Paul's Bay), Mellieha (Popeye Village Malta, Mellieha Air Raid Shelter, &more) and Malta National Aquarium (in Qawra). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, learn about all things military at Lascaris War Rooms, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Valletta itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Valletta. In August, daytime highs in Valletta are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mellieha, Mdina, St Paul's Catacombs, Golden Bay, Marsaxlokk Bay
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Popeye Village Malta ©
Popeye Village Malta

Victoria, Island of Gozo

The city of Victoria on the island of Gozo boasts an outstanding collection of Baroque architecture.
On the 18th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Old Prison in Victoria, island of Gozo, step into the grandiose world of Citadel, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally delve into the distant past at Ggantija Megalithic Temples.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Victoria travel planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Valletta to Victoria takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Comino.

Things to do in Victoria

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Ta' Pinu National Shrine
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Citadel ©
Ta' Pinu National Shrine ©
Ta' Pinu National Shrine


Comino ©
While it is not the largest island of the Maltese archipelago, Comino serves as an oasis of serenity for many reasons other than its picturesque Mediterranean location.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the activities along Santa Marija Bay and then stroll through Blue Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Comino visit planning website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Victoria to Comino in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Comino are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Comino

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Santa Marija Bay ©
Santa Marija Bay