4 days in Island of Malta Itinerary
Fly to Malta International Airport, Drive to Rabat
— 3 nights
Drive to Malta International Airport, Fly to Lisbon
Mon, May 27 - Thu, May 30
Rabat — 3 nights
Not to be confused with Victoria, formerly known as Rabat, the official Rabat is a town just outside of Mdina on the island of Malta.St Paul's Catacombs and Mdina Old City will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Malta Classic Car Collection Museum and Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Casa Bernard, observe the fascinating underwater world at Malta National Aquarium, get in on the family fun at Popeye Village Malta, and explore the ancient world of Mnajdra.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rabat day trip planner.
Lisbon, Portugal to Rabat is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Rabat. In May, daytime highs in Rabat are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Island of Malta travel guide
As the largest island in the country, Island of Malta is a center for Mediterranean discovery, luxurious relaxation, historical exploration, and buzzing European nightlife. Surrounded by ancient temples and old cities, the island almost feels like an archaeological site that's been converted into a prime vacation spot. Tourists flock here for the aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea, but you don't have to spend all your time on the beach. With a plethora of activities for any type of traveler, you may find yourself exploring a national museum, admiring the collections of boats and yachts in the bays, or people-watching in one of the many bustling squares.