6 days in Malta Itinerary

6 days in Malta Itinerary

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6 days in Malta Itinerary

Start: Lyon
tram + Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Victoria, Island of Gozo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Lyon

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at St. John's Co-Cathedral and Lascaris War Rooms. Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum and War HQ Tunnel will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Valletta to go to Mellieha and see Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, see the interesting displays at Carmelite Priory Mdina, explore the ancient world of Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and don't miss a visit to Fort St Angelo.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Valletta online sightseeing planner .

Lyon, France to Valletta is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Lyon in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Valletta: highs are around 33°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mdina, Fort St Angelo, Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Malta Falconry Centre ©
Malta Falconry Centre
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at St. George's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Cittadella Visitors' Centre, examine the collection at Old Prison in Victoria, island of Gozo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dwejra Bay, and finally explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Ggantija Megalithic Temples, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John The Baptist.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Victoria online day trip planner .

You can drive from Valletta to Victoria in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Blue Hole, Church of St. John The Baptist, Dwejra Bay, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:
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St. George's Basilica ©
St. George's Basilica
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dwejra Bay ©
Dwejra Bay

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