Experiencing the Beauty of the Maltese Countryside
When the hot summer months are over, the beautiful Maltese countryside becomes full of life. There is greenery all around and during the late spring there are many blooming plants all around.
It is not only the great sunny weather and the beautiful sea that can be experienced in Malta but much more. Although there are many great resorts and activities that can be done in the urban side of Malta, you can have a different kind of holiday in parts untouched by modernization and boasts of lovely counrysides. 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. The main living of men and women in this place is in the fields and out in the sea.
Taking a walk in the countryside away from the urban world is one way that tourists can get a real feel of the Maltese landscape. 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.
It is surprising how guidebooks do not include these types of country walks. The only thing required here is a good pair of shoes and you can 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.
One of the great things to enjoy in the Maltese islands is the breathtaking views 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.
If you want to slow down and enjoy the countryside, a walk on Gozo will be ideal. The sky is sunny and the pace of life is very relaxed in this place. There are many popular areas for walking here including the Ta Dglebi, Gordan Lighthouse, Hondoq ir-Rummient and San Blas Valley. This place provides endless possibilities and people have criss-crossed the tracks and lanes of this island. Tiny Comino is a place inhabited by only 15 people and is ideal for a day’s hiking activity. Walking in this place provides you with 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. Discover old farmhouses, wayside chapels and spectacular seascapes in Malta.