Experiencing the Beauty of the Maltese Countryside
From fall to spring, after the hot summer months, it would be great to go to Malta to experience the beautiful countryside which is full of life. Life here is in the form of greens and blooming plants especially in the late part of the spring.
Sun and sea can be experienced and Malta and much more. You don’t have to go to the modern resorts and the urban places to enjoy Malta, since there is a lot to see far from these to the lovely countryside which has been preserved from 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. This type of holiday is ideal for couples, groups of friends and single travelers who love to be with nature and would love to be away from the hustle and bustle of city life if only for a short while.
Guidebooks do not usually include country walks. In order to enjoy exploring the hidden and secluded areas around the island you are only required to have a good pair of shoes. 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.
You can experience breathtaking views of the Mediterranean in these Maltese islands. There are dramatic cliffs, garrigue or low soft-leaved 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. You can find a lot of places in Malta where you can enjoy day hikes. These places where you can hike include Mallieha, Dingli, Ghar Lapsi, Fawwara, Wardija, various bays, and the southern coast with its fishing villages and Dalimara Point.
A walk on the Gozo is ideal if you want to slow down and enjoy the countryside. 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. It provides solitude and awesome views.
If you want to be alone during peak season then you can follow the farmers’ tracks from the village squares. There is much to discover from ancient farmhouses, wayside chapels, and spectacular seascapes