11 days in Sliema & Valletta Itinerary

11 days in Sliema & Valletta Itinerary

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11 days in Sliema & Valletta Itinerary

Start: Sliema
1
Sliema
— 7 nights
Ferry:  30 min
2
Valletta
— 3 nights
Ferry:  30 min
End: Sliema

7
nights
Sliema

Sliema ©
Situated on Malta's northeastern coastline, Sliema features a well-developed waterfront, the favorite stomping ground of the nation's wealthy upper class.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Inquisitor's Palace, Fort St Angelo and Parrocca San Pawl Nawfragu. Get some cultural insight at Mdina Old City and Ta' Pinu National Shrine. Gran Castello Historic House and Museum of toys will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sliema: Victoria (St. George's Basilica, Gunpowder Magazine, Silos, WWII shelters & Battery, & more), Church of St. John The Baptist (in Xewkija) and Mellieha (Mellieha Beach & Mellieha Air Raid Shelter). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ggantija Megalithic Temples, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Top of the World, stroll through Golden Bay, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Church.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sliema road trip site .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Malta International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Sliema are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 29th (Fri), you're off toValletta.

Things to do in Sliema

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Victoria, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Mdina, Xaghra, Mellieha
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Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Citadel ©
Citadel

3
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.
You've now added Lower Barrakka Gardens to your itinerary. On the 30th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Lower Barrakka Gardens, witness the site of a historic battle at Lascaris War Rooms, then appreciate the history behind Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at St Paul's Catacombs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: expand your understanding of the military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Saluting Battery, then step into the grandiose world of Grandmaster's Palace, then delve into the distant past at Mnajdra, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja).

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Valletta online road trip planner .

Valletta is very close to Sliema. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the ferry ride back home.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mnajdra, Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, St Paul's Catacombs, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
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Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra

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