Experiencing the Beauty of the Maltese Countryside
There is much life to see in the beautiful Maltese countryside after the hot summer months are over. There is greenery all around and during the late spring there are many blooming plants all around.
There is more to Malta than the great sunny weather and the cool sea. If you go far from the famous resorts and the urban life, you will experience the lovely countryside which has been untouched by modernization. IN this part of Malta, farmers and fishermen thrive and it is centered in agricultural and fishing activities. In these Maltese villages their old way of life is preserved. This is where men and women go to the field and out to sea to work their living.
There are many tourists going to Malta to be able to experience the Maltese landscape away from the city and they take to walking in the countryside. Couples, groups of friends, and single travelers who love nature and want to get away from the busy city life would do well to have this type of vacation.
This type of country walks is not usually included in Guidebooks. You are only required to have a good pair of shoes to enable you to enjoy exploring the hidden and secluded areas around the island. The Behrija walk, Dwejra walk, girgenti walk of the merfa walk are the differen options for a Malta walk which you can do on your Maltese holiday.
In the Maltese islands one can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean. IN these places are dramatic cliffs, garrigue scrublands, luscious hills and valleys. Along the countryside what you will see are families working on their farmlands, goat or sheep herds, cave chapels, old farmhouses or prehistoric sites. Day hikes are popular in many areas of Malta. Mallieha, Dingli, Ghar Lapsi, Fawwara WArdija, various bays, and the southern coast with its fishing villages and Delimara Point are the places where you can enjoy your day hike.
Another place where you can enjoy a countryside walk is along the Gozo. The sky is sunny and the pace of life is very relaxed in this place. The Ta Dglebi, Gordan Lighthouse, Hondoq ir-Rummient, and San Blas Valley are the other walking places in this part of Malta. There are endless possibilities here as evidenced by the criss-crossed tracks and lanes in the island. Another place ideal for a day’s hiking activity is Tiny Comino which is inhabited by only 15 people. It provides solitude and awesome views.
If you want to experience their timeless landscape alone in the peak season, then head out from the village squares on the farmers’ tracks. There is much to discover from ancient farmhouses, wayside chapels, and spectacular seascapes