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. You can see the place come alive with its greenery and there are also a lot of blooming plants all around during the late spring.
There is more to Malta than the great sunny weather and the cool sea. 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. This part of Malta is where farmers and cultivators thrive and here life centers on agricultural and fishing seasons. In these Maltese villages their old way of life is preserved. The fields and the sea is where these village men and women make their living.
Tourists who want to get a real feel of the Maltese landscape away from the urban world, will have a great time having walks in the country. 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.
It is surprising how guidebooks do not include these types of country walks. 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. When you are in Malta on a holiday, you may opt on a Malta walk such as the Bahrija Walk, Dwejra Walk, Girgenti Walk or the Marfa Walk.
You can experience breathtaking views of the Mediterranean in these Maltese islands. 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. 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.
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. There are endless possibilities here as evidenced by the criss-crossed tracks and lanes in the 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 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