Walking on Malta
33 walks on the Mediterranean islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino
By Paddy Dillon
This guidebook describes 33 walks on Malta and its neighbouring islands of Gozo and Comino. Walks generally range from 3 to 17km, and include Valetta, heritage trails, coastal walks and explorations inland, including the 30km 'Victoria Lines' route between Mgarr and Bahar ic-Caghaq. Malta offers year-round walking.
Seasonsspring is best, high summer perhaps too hot for strenuous walking: winter walking is fine, but it can be rainy and even a little cold
CentresMalta is about the same size as the Isle of Wight, so anywhere will make a fine base for walking
Difficultyhalf and full-day walks, usually easy, but with some longer stretches along the clifftops
Must SeeOld Valetta (a World Heritage Site); excellent walking on clifftop coastlines away from the towns; the historic buildings and landmarks of the many peoples who have come to Malta; the circuit of Comino
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Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer, with over 90 guidebooks to his name and contributions to 40 other titles. He has written extensively for several outdoor publications and has appeared on radio and television. Paddy is an indefatigable long-distance walker who has walked all of Britain's National Trails and several major European trails. He has also walked in Nepal, Tibet, Korea, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.
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