8 days in Malta Itinerary

8 days in Malta Itinerary

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8 days in Malta Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Bus:  7 h 15 min
1
Mellieha, Island of Malta
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
2
Sliema, Island of Malta
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Mellieha, Island of Malta

A growing town in the northwestern section of Malta, the lively tourist destination of Mellieha sits perched between two picturesque bays.
Explore Mellieha's surroundings by going to Citadel (in Victoria) and Ggantija Megalithic Temples (in Ggantija). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Popeye Village Malta, get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, meet the residents at Malta National Aquarium, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosta Parish.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mellieha itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Mellieha is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Mellieha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in December, things will get a bit warmer in Mellieha: highs are around 20°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sliema.

Things to do in Mellieha

Historic Sites Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mosta Parish, Mdina Old City, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Citadel, St Paul's Catacombs
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Popeye Village Malta ©
Popeye Village Malta
Mellieha Beach ©
Mellieha Beach

4
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.
Sliema is known for shopping, wildlife, spas, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, wander the streets of Spinola Bay, and delve into the distant past at Mnajdra.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sliema trip itinerary builder website .

Sliema is just a stone's throw from Mellieha. In December, daily temperatures in Sliema can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sliema

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Valletta, Saint Julian's, Marsaxlokk Bay, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Fort Rinella
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
Scuba & Snorkeling

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