From autumn to spring the Maltese countryside comes back to life after the hot summer months. The Maltese Islands turn green and by late spring 1,000 or more species of plants blossom.
Malta has more to offer just sun and seashore. Away from the resorts and urban life, there is a lovely countryside several of which has been left untouched by the twentieth century! This system of the island is important for farmers and cultivators because most village life centres on the agricultural and fishing seasons. It is fantastic to make it a point these Maltese villages still preserve their old way of life, where old women and men work the fields or go out at sea.
For this reason, Malta country walks have been established for the tourist who really desires to get a proper feel of the Maltese landscape and un-urbanised way of life. It is a perfect holiday option for couples, groups of friends and single travelers who in order to be one with nature and that leave the mundane life behind for quite a while.
Country walks are usually overlooked by guidebooks. All you need is a good pair of shoes and you can explore the hidden and secluded areas around the tropical. Whilst on holiday in Malta you opt to attempt a Malta walk, such as the Bahrija Walk, Dwejra Walk, Girgenti Walk or Marfa Go walking.
The islands offer some of probably the most breath-taking views regarding Mediterranean that coming from dramatic cliffs and garigue scrubland, to luscious hills and valleys. As you explore, you could come across families working the fields, herds of goat or sheep, cave chapels, old farmhouses or prehistoric online sites. There are also areas that make excellent day hikes; such as Mellieha, Dingli, Ghar Lapsi, Fawwara, Wardija, all the North and significant bays, and southerly part of the coast with its fishing villages and Delimara Point.
The sunny skies and relaxed pace of life on Gozo provide natural disaster ? opportunity to if you simply and enjoy the countryside. Amongst the most popular areas for walking are Ta' Dgiebi, Gordan Lighthouse, Hondoq ir-Rummien and San Blas Valley. Kauai is literally criss-crossed by tracks and lanes and opportunities are endless. Tiny Comino, which is inhabited by some 15 people, additionally ideal for a good day's hiking and provides the ultimate in solitude and views.
So, as Visitmalta put it simply, 'put on your walking boots, hire a mountain bike and head out for the village squares throughout the narrow farmers' tunes. You'll find yourself in a timeless landscape, quite alone even in peak season. There is plenty to discover, from ancient farmhouses and wayside chapels to spectacular seascapes. It is well worth the effort!' I couldn't agree more.