Malta
The perfect 6 days itinerary

Malta, a small archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast, is a nation known for historic sites related to a succession of rulers including the Romans, Moors, Knights of Saint John, French and British. It has numerous fortresses, megalithic temples and the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, a subterranean complex of halls and burial chambers dating to circa 4000 B.C. The capital, Valletta, is a UNESCO World Heritage site, with buildings from the 16th century onwards built by the Knights of St John. Malta is also known for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, and vibrant nightlife.

What to do in Malta?

This 6 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to do in Malta. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Exploring the Capital City, Valletta

Morning

Start your day with a visit to St. John's Co-Cathedral, a gem of Baroque art and architecture. Explore the Grand Master's Palace, which houses the President's office and a museum.

Afternoon

Visit the Upper Barrakka Gardens for a panoramic view of the Grand Harbour. Take a boat tour of the harbour to see the historic fortifications.

Evening

Stroll along the Valletta Waterfront and enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants.


Day 2: Discover the Ancient City of Mdina

Morning

Visit the ancient city of Mdina, also known as the Silent City. Explore the Mdina Cathedral and the Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum.

Afternoon

Visit the catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha. Explore the nearby town of Rabat and its traditional markets.

Evening

Enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants in Mdina, offering stunning views of the island.


Day 3: A Day on the Island of Gozo

Morning

Take a ferry to the island of Gozo. Visit the Ggantija Temples, one of the oldest free-standing structures in the world.

Afternoon

Visit the Citadel in Victoria, the capital of Gozo. Enjoy the panoramic views of the island from the fortifications.

Evening

Relax at the Xlendi Bay, a popular swimming and dining spot.


Day 4: Relaxing at the Blue Lagoon, Comino

Morning

Take a boat trip to the island of Comino. Spend the day at the Blue Lagoon, known for its crystal clear waters.

Afternoon

Explore the island's rugged landscape and visit the St. Mary's Tower.

Evening

Return to Malta and enjoy a relaxing evening.


Day 5: Exploring the Southern Coast

Morning

Visit the Blue Grotto, a series of sea caverns on the southern coast of Malta. Take a boat tour to explore the caves.

Afternoon

Visit the Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Temples, prehistoric temples dating back to 3600-3200 B.C.

Evening

Enjoy a meal at the Marsaxlokk fishing village, known for its fresh seafood.


Day 6: A Day of Leisure and Shopping

Morning

Visit the Ta' Qali Crafts Village, where you can buy traditional Maltese crafts.

Afternoon

Explore the Sliema and St. Julian's area, known for its shopping malls and boutiques.

Evening

Enjoy a farewell dinner at one of the restaurants in St. Julian's.


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