17 days in Malta, Vatican City & San Marino Itinerary

17 days in Malta, Vatican City & San Marino Itinerary

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17 days in Malta, Vatican City & San Marino Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Mellieha, Malta
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Vatican City, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 2 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad, India


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5
nights
Mellieha, Malta

Mellieha ©
A growing town in the northwestern section of Malta, the lively tourist destination of Mellieha sits perched between two picturesque bays.
Get a sense of the local culture at Spinola Bay and Saluting Battery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Lascaris War Rooms and Fort Rinella. Get out of town with these interesting Mellieha side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Marsalforn), Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves (in Xlendi) and The Citadel (in Victoria). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Hagar Qim Temples, experience rural life at Koperattiva Rurali Manikata, Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), and pause for some serene contemplation at Rotunda of Mosta.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mellieha holiday builder .

New Delhi, India to Mellieha is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Mellieha, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mellieha, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vatican City.

Things to do in Mellieha

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Valletta, Malta Classic Car Collection Museum, Scuba & Snorkeling, Church of St Philip of Agira, Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms

5
nights
Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. Vatican City and Sistine Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Vatican City side-trips: Vasanello (Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta & Chiesa di San Salvatore), Chiesa di San Famiano (in Gallese) and Parco Archeologico Di Otricoli (in Otricoli). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Tenuta Santa Lucia, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, explore the ancient world of Rovine Canale Monterano, and admire the striking features of Cupola di San Pietro.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vatican City holiday maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mellieha to Vatican City. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mellieha in December: high temperatures in Vatican City hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Vasanello, Cantina Castello di Torre in Pietra, Tenuta Santa Lucia, Parco Archeologico Di Otricoli, Chiesa di San Famiano
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

2
nights
City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Guaita and Piazza della Liberta will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Palazzo Graziani and Montale Tower. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Titan, make a trip to Passo Delle Streghe, admire the striking features of Secondo Girone di Mura, and see the interesting displays at Museo di Stato.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the City of San Marino travel planner.

Drive from Vatican City to City of San Marino in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Vatican City in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in City of San Marino: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza della Liberta ©
Piazza della Liberta
Guaita ©
Guaita
Modern Weapons Museum ©
Modern Weapons Museum

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