8 days in Malta Itinerary

8 days in Malta Itinerary

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8 days in Malta Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  7 h
1
Marsaxlokk
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Ggantija
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sliema
— 2 nights
Ferry:  15 min
4
Tarxien
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the waterfront activity at Marsaxlokk Bay.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Marsaxlokk trip builder site .

Jerusalem, Israel to Marsaxlokk is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jerusalem to Marsaxlokk due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jerusalem in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Marsaxlokk: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ggantija.

Things to do in Marsaxlokk

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Inquisitor's Palace
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Marsaxlokk Bay ©
Marsaxlokk Bay
Inquisitor's Palace ©
Inquisitor's Palace
St. Peter’s Pool ©
St. Peter’s Pool

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Ggantija

Ggantija ©
On the 24th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of San Lawrenz and Dwejra and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ggantija Megalithic Temples.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ggantija holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Marsaxlokk to Ggantija takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Sliema.

Things to do in Ggantija

Historic Sites
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Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples

2
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.
On the 25th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Grandmaster's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, then kick back and relax at Mellieha Beach, and finally Head underground at St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosta Parish, then examine the collection at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and finally view the masterpieces at Artitude Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sliema sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ggantija to Sliema takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Sliema are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Tarxien.

Things to do in Sliema

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mdina, St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum, Grandmaster's Palace, Mellieha Beach, Mosta Parish
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Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Mosta Parish ©
Mosta Parish
Mellieha Beach ©
Mellieha Beach

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nights
Tarxien

Tarxien ©
Tarxien is a town in the South Eastern Region of Malta. Get some cultural insight at St. John's Co-Cathedral and Lascaris War Rooms. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fort St Elmo - National War Museum and National Museum of Archaeology. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Mnajdra, learn about all things military at Fort Rinella, steep yourself in history at St Paul's Catacombs, and admire the masterpieces at Casa Rocca Piccola.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tarxien trip maker app .

Tarxien is just a short distance from Sliema. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tarxien

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Valletta, St Paul's Catacombs, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Mnajdra
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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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