39 days in Island of Malta & Island of Gozo Itinerary

39 days in Island of Malta & Island of Gozo Itinerary

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39 days in Island of Malta & Island of Gozo Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Tarxien
— 8 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Marsaxlokk
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Marsalforn
— 7 nights
Drive:  15 min
4
Ggantija
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Mellieha
— 9 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Jerusalem

8
nights
Tarxien

Tarxien ©
Tarxien is a town in the South Eastern Region of Malta. Popular historic sites such as St. John's Co-Cathedral and Casa Rocca Piccola are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Lascaris War Rooms and Saluting Battery. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Mnajdra, appreciate the history behind Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), and learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tarxien trip planning app .

Jerusalem, Israel to Tarxien is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Tarxien, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jerusalem in May: highs in Tarxien hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Marsaxlokk.

Things to do in Tarxien

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valletta, Saint Julian's, Mnajdra, Fort Rinella, Top of the World
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Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms

8
nights
Marsaxlokk

Marsaxlokk ©
Marsaxlokk is a traditional fishing village in the South Eastern Region of Malta, with a population of 3,534 as of March 2014. Get some historical perspective at Fort St Angelo and Saint George Redoubt. Step out of the city life by going to St. Peter’s Pool and Ghar Lapsi. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Marsaxlokk Bay, see the interesting displays at Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum, explore the striking landscape at Dingli Cliffs, and walk around Xrobb l-Ghagin.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marsaxlokk day trip website .

Marsaxlokk is just a stone's throw from Tarxien. In May in Marsaxlokk, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Marsalforn.

Things to do in Marsaxlokk

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Birgu (Vittoriosa), Birzebbuga, Siggiewi, Marsascala, Hal Far
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Dingli Cliffs ©
Dingli Cliffs
Fort St Angelo ©
Fort St Angelo
Inquisitor's Palace ©
Inquisitor's Palace

7
nights
Marsalforn

The busiest vacation resort on the island of Gozo, the small town of Marsalforn offers a pleasant seafront promenade backed by a string of low-rise hotels and apartment complexes.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Comino, Malta will get you outdoors. Old Prison in Victoria, island of Gozo and Museum of toys will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Citadel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dwejra Bay, explore the activities along Inland Sea, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Marsalforn itinerary planner .

Drive from Marsaxlokk to Marsalforn in 2 hours. In June in Marsalforn, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ggantija.

Things to do in Marsalforn

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Victoria, Xaghra, San Lawrenz, Xlendi, Xewkija
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Citadel ©
Citadel
Ta' Pinu National Shrine ©
Ta' Pinu National Shrine

6
nights
Ggantija

Ggantija ©
Ggantija is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ggantija Megalithic Temples and take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of San Lawrenz and Dwejra.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ggantija trip planning tool .

Ggantija is very close to Marsalforn. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Mellieha.

Things to do in Ggantija

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cliffs of San Lawrenz and Dwejra
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Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples

9
nights
Mellieha

A growing town in the northwestern section of Malta, the lively tourist destination of Mellieha sits perched between two picturesque bays.
Take a break from the city and head to Mellieha Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum and Malta Aviation Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Popeye Village Malta, contemplate the waterfront views at Paradise Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, and contemplate the long history of Mellieha Air Raid Shelter.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mellieha trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Ggantija to Mellieha in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mellieha

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mdina, Rabat, Qawra, St. Paul's Bay, Mosta Parish
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 29:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
St Paul's Catacombs ©
St Paul's Catacombs

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