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Best Rated Cultural Sites by Members

San Anton Gardens Attard 10.00
Palazzo Parisio Naxxar 10.00
St. John’s Cathedral Valletta 10.00
Casa Rocca Piccola Valletta 9.00
Palazzo Parisio Naxxar 9.00
Upper Barrakka Gardens Valletta 9.00
Lower Barrakka Gardens Valletta 9.00
Buskett Garden Buskett 9.00
Chinese Garden of Serenity Santa Lucija 8.50
Għar Dalam Cave and Museum Birzebbuga 8.00

Countryside Walks in Malta and Gozo, explore the island by foot

Attractions - Countryside WalksExplore the hidden parts of Malta

Malta has more to offer than simply sun and sea, and walking around the island is a very rewarding experience. Unfortunately, the many beautiful country walks are usually overlooked by guidebooks.

Walking allows you to discover magnificent places that you would not be able to see otherwise, in fact, this is the only way to discover Comino from land, and many other areas off the beaten track. You will find countless country walks in Malta, Gozo and Comino offering different scenery, both longer and shorter walks for all levels.

All you need is a good pair of shoes and you can explore the hidden and secluded areas around the islands. Passionate walkers can enjoy the stunning views of the Mediterranean, explore hidden cliffs, caves, valleys such as the fantastic Ghasri Valley, hidden beaches, wayside chapels, old forts and some of the prehistoric sites.

A huge variety of landscapes

Even though the Maltese Islands are quite small, there is a variety of landscapes such as limestone, rocky, hillsides covered in clay, valleys with small water channels during rain periods and steep sea cliffs.

Attractions - Countryside Walks

The best times to do country walks in the Maltese Islands are from mid-November to mid-May as the landscape is green and lush

The landscape is full of life and you will encounter wild flowers such as wild iris, myrtle and Maltese rock-centaury, agricultural fields, pine trees, esparto grass, small boulders, tree spurge and much more! Make sure that you have plenty of time to explore and don’t forget to bring your camera along!

Beware of summer heat

If you are visiting Malta in summer and would like to go country waking, early morning or evening walks are recommended due to the hot climate. Make sure that you bring plenty of water along.

Have a look at our walks to the right, decide if you want to walk in Malta, Gozo or Comino and what you would like to see, put on your walking boots and head out to explore!