8 days in Malta, Poprad & Bratislava Itinerary

8 days in Malta, Poprad & Bratislava Itinerary

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8 days in Malta, Poprad & Bratislava Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Malta
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Valletta, Malta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Marsalforn, Malta
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Comino, Malta
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
4
Poprad, Slovakia
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Malta

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Valletta, 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.
On the 22nd (Thu), appreciate the history behind Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), then get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, then see the interesting displays at Malta Aviation Museum, and then get in on the family fun at Popeye Village Malta.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Valletta trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Malta, the closest major airport is Malta International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Valletta can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marsalforn.

Things to do in Valletta

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Popeye Village Malta, Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Malta Aviation Museum, Mdina Old City
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City

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Marsalforn, Malta

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, then explore the ancient world of The Citadel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Ta' Pinu Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Ggantija Megalithic Temples.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Marsalforn trip planner .

Getting from Valletta to Marsalforn by combination of car and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Comino.

Things to do in Marsalforn

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

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

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Comino, Malta

Comino ©
While it is not the largest island of the Maltese archipelago, Comino serves as an oasis of serenity for many reasons other than its picturesque Mediterranean location.
On the 25th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Marija Bay and then explore the activities along Blue Lagoon.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Comino online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Marsalforn to Comino in 1.5 hours. In August in Comino, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Poprad.

Things to do in Comino

Nature Parks Beaches
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Santa Marija Bay ©
Santa Marija Bay

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Poprad, Slovakia

Poprad ©
Poprad is a city in northern Slovakia at the foot of the High Tatra Mountains famous for its picturesque historic centre and as a holiday resort. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Strbske Pleso Lake, admire the sheer force of Cold Water Waterfall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Egidius.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Poprad trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Comino to Poprad with the Route module. While traveling from Comino, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Poprad, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Poprad

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Strbske Pleso Lake, Cold Water Waterfall
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Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
Cold Water Waterfall ©
Cold Water Waterfall

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bratislava Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Cumil, step into the grandiose world of Devin Castle (hrad), and make a trip to Michael's Gate (Michalska brana).

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Traveling by car from Poprad to Bratislava takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Poprad in August; daily highs in Bratislava reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
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Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

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