11 days in Valletta & Sliema Itinerary

11 days in Valletta & Sliema Itinerary

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11 days in Valletta & Sliema Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  6 h
1
Valletta
— 2 nights
Ferry:  15 min
2
Sliema
— 7 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Jerusalem

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 22nd (Wed): explore the ancient world of Mnajdra, witness the site of a historic battle at Lascaris War Rooms, then admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally explore the galleries of Fort St Elmo - National War Museum. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Casa Rocca Piccola, take in the waterfront activity at Marsaxlokk Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), then take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, and finally admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Valletta trip app .

Jerusalem, Israel to Valletta is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Jerusalem in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Valletta, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Sliema.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mnajdra, Marsaxlokk Bay, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Valletta Waterfront ©
Valletta Waterfront

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 Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul, Tip Top One Day Cruise Malta and Captain Morgan Cruises. Venture out of the city with trips to Citadel (in Victoria), Mellieha (Popeye Village Malta & Mellieha Beach) and Ggantija Megalithic Temples (in Ggantija). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, take in the history at Saluting Battery, explore the ancient world of Mnajdra, and take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sliema trip planner .

Sliema is just a stone's throw from Valletta. In April in Sliema, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sliema

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Valletta, Mdina, Mellieha, Malta National Aquarium, Fort Rinella
Find places to stay Apr 24 — May 1:
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Valletta Waterfront ©
Valletta Waterfront