15 days in Malta Itinerary

15 days in Malta Itinerary

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15 days in Malta Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  6​h
1
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
2
Sliema, Island of Malta
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
3
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
4
Qawra, Island of Malta
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
5
Bugibba, Island of Malta
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
6
St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
7
Mellieha, Island of Malta
— 4 nights
ferry:  15​min
8
Comino
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 30​min
9
Island of Gozo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Bucharest

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), explore the ancient world of Mnajdra, then admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at National Museum of Archaeology. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Casa Rocca Piccola, then explore the historical opulence of Grandmaster's Palace, then see the interesting displays at Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Saluting Battery.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Valletta journey planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Valletta is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Bucharest to Valletta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Valletta is much hotter than Bucharest - with highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sliema.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mnajdra, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum
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Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Casa Rocca Piccola ©
Casa Rocca Piccola

1
night
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.
You've now added Dive Systems to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sun), take a memorable excursion with Watercolours Dive Centre, then see some colorful creatures with Diveshack, and then discover the deep blue sea with Dive Systems.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sliema route planner.

Sliema is very close to Valletta. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Saint Julian's.

Things to do in Sliema

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Diveshack ©
Diveshack
Dive Systems ©
Dive Systems
Watercolours Dive Centre ©
Watercolours Dive Centre

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Saint Julian's, Island of Malta

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with Dive Malta Dive Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. George's Bay, and then admire the natural beauty at Palazzo Parisio & Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saint Julian's online day trip planner .

Saint Julian's is very close to Sliema. In January, daytime highs in Saint Julian's are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Qawra.

Things to do in Saint Julian's

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Palazzo Parisio & Gardens
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St. George's Bay ©
St. George's Bay
Dive Malta Dive Centre ©
Dive Malta Dive Centre
Palazzo Parisio & Gardens ©
Palazzo Parisio & Gardens

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Qawra, Island of Malta

Qawra ©
Little more than a sleepy fishing settlement for nearly a thousand years, Qawra now forms part of one of Malta's busiest coastal resorts, popular with both domestic and international travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with Adventure Diving Malta and then examine the collection at Malta Classic Car Collection Museum.

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Qawra is just a short distance from Saint Julian's. In January, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Bugibba.

Things to do in Qawra

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Adventure Diving Malta ©
Adventure Diving Malta
Malta Classic Car Collection Museum ©

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Bugibba, Island of Malta

Bugibba ©
A vivacious seaside resort, Bugibba sits on the northern tip of Malta and serves as part of a string of resorts that make this stretch of the coastline the island's most popular vacation destination.
On the 20th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with Buddies Dive Cove, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, and then contemplate the long history of Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bugibba holiday app .

Bugibba is very close to Qawra. In January in Bugibba, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. Paul's Bay.

Things to do in Bugibba

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mdina
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Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Buddies Dive Cove ©
Buddies Dive Cove

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St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta

St. Paul's Bay ©
Named after the saint who laid the foundations of Christianity on Malta over two millennia ago, St.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Sands Beach and then steep yourself in history at Mdina Dungeons.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read St. Paul's Bay journey maker site .

St. Paul's Bay is very close to Bugibba. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Mellieha.

Things to do in St. Paul's Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mdina Dungeons
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Golden Sands Beach ©
Golden Sands Beach
Mdina Dungeons ©
Mdina Dungeons

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nights
Mellieha, Island of Malta

Mellieha ©
A growing town in the northwestern section of Malta, the lively tourist destination of Mellieha sits perched between two picturesque bays.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mellieha Air Raid Shelter and Mellieha Parish Church. Visiting Mellieha Beach and Golden Bay will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Go Dive Malta, explore the activities along Paradise Bay, indulge in some personalized pampering at The Fish Lounge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Armier Bay Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Mellieha driving holiday planning website .

Mellieha is just a stone's throw from St. Paul's Bay. In January, daytime highs in Mellieha are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Comino.

Things to do in Mellieha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Golden Bay
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Mellieha Beach ©
Mellieha Beach
Seashell Dive Centre ©
Seashell Dive Centre
Bezz Diving Centre ©
Bezz Diving Centre

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night
Comino

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the activities along Blue Lagoon.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Comino tour itinerary app .

Comino is just a short distance from Mellieha. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Island of Gozo.

Things to do in Comino

Nature Outdoors Parks
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

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nights
Island of Gozo

Island of Gozo ©
The tiny island of Gozo, often called "Malta's little sister," sits in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea and lures visitors with its unspoiled natural scenery.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ggantija Megalithic Temples and Citadel. You'll get in some beach time at Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves and Ramla Bay. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with Scuba Kings Dive Centre and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John The Baptist.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Island of Gozo trip itinerary tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Comino to Island of Gozo. In January, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Island of Gozo

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves ©
Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves
Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Citadel ©
Citadel

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