6 days in Malta Itinerary

6 days in Malta Itinerary

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6 days in Malta Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  6 h
1
Valletta, Island of Malta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Qala, Island of Gozo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sliema, Island of Malta
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Krakow

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of St Paul's Catacombs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Mnajdra, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lascaris War Rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Valletta day trip planner .

Krakow, Poland to Valletta is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Krakow in December, with highs in Valletta at 20°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Qala.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St Paul's Catacombs, Mnajdra, Marsaxlokk Bay, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra

1
night
Qala, Island of Gozo

Qala is a village on the island of Gozo, Malta, with a population of 2,284 as of March 2014. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Gran Castello Historic House, explore the historical opulence of Citadel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ggantija Megalithic Temples.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Qala trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Valletta to Qala takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sliema.

Things to do in Qala

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Victoria, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Ta' Pinu National Shrine, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Citadel ©
Citadel

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Mosta Parish, then try out the rides at Popeye Village Malta, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City. On the next day, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mellieha Beach, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Malta National Aquarium.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sliema trip planner .

Drive from Qala to Sliema in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Sliema can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sliema

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mellieha, Mosta Parish, Mdina Old City, Malta National Aquarium
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Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Popeye Village Malta ©
Popeye Village Malta
Malta National Aquarium ©
Malta National Aquarium

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