Walking in Malta and Gozo

7 Nights in Malta
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What you can expect

Beautiful countryside

Enjoy Gozo’s beautiful countryside

Malta’s military legacy

Walk through some of Malta’s military legacy

Rich history and traditions

Discover how the island’s rich history and traditions intertwine with nature and local folklore

Sights and sounds

Walking holiday taking in the sights and sounds of Malta and its smaller sister island Gozo

About the trip

Blessed with a warm Mediterranean climate, fascinating history and stunning coastline, Malta and Gozo are the perfect destinations to explore on foot. We can look forward to discovering these islands in more depth on this two centre walking holiday.

Grade: Easy to Medium

What's included?

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin/Double room for sole use
  • 2 guided walks in Malta
  • Breakfast daily & four dinners with drinks
  • Welcome drink
  • (December) Christmas Eve Gala Dinner and lunch on Christmas Day
  • 2 guided walk in Gozo, including ferry transfers
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected

Itinerary

  • Arrive in Malta
  • Ta' Gurdan Walk, Gozo
  • Ramla Country Walk, Gozo
  • Transfer to Malta
  • Marfa Ridge Walk, Malta
  • Day at Leisure
  • Dwejra Lines Walk, Malta
  • Depart for Home

Extras

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What you’ll be doing

DAY 1

Arrive in Malta

On arrival into Malta, we take the short 30 minute ferry ride from Malta to the small island of Gozo.

  • No Meals Included
DAY 2

Ta' Gurdan Walk, Gozo

Walking along this route we will discover how the island’s rich history, traditions and geographical features intertwine with nature and local folklore. Hiking on the cliffs we can observe the rugged coastline of the Maltese Islands, where panoramic views show how secluded valleys are found amongst the hills. Passing through the villages of Gharb, Wied il-Mielah, Ghasri Vally, Ta’ Gurdan and Ta’ Pinu village and the Basilica of Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary.

  • Length of walk 12km
  • Breakfast Included
DAY 3

Ramla Country Walk, Gozo

During the Ramla Country walk you will discover several beautiful historical sites as well as fertile valleys which make the Ramla walk unique. The Ramla Country Walk both starts and ends in Nadur. Heading to Wied Bingemma you will find a valley where you can watch the local farmers using traditional farming methods. As you keep walking you will arrive to an area called Ta’ Venuta where you can enjoy spectacular valley views. It was here that the French troops landed in Gozo back in 1798. As you continue the Ramla Country Walk you will finally arrive to the large and beautiful Ramla Bay. Then head up to Calypso Cave and onto Nuffara Ridge before heading back to Nadur.

  • Length of walk approx. 10km
  • Breakfast Included
DAY 4

Transfer to Malta

Malta is our next destination, often described as an open-air museum where scenery, history and architecture provide a jaw dropping back drop for our walks. Once we have checked in to our hotel the rest of your day is at leisure to check out the local area or perhaps use the hotels leisure facilities.

  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
DAY 5

Marfa Ridge Walk, Malta

Relish the breath taking views of bays, cliffs, and vast horizons as well as the idyllic Gozo channel including the islands of Comino and Gozo. Natural habitats, geological formations and spectacular shades of marine-blues and leafy greens serve as a middle space where land and sea interact; at times in serene harmony and at times in violent conflict. The walk takes us through parcels of farmland, wooded area, garigue and beaches. The path also brings forward remnants and reminders of Malta’s military legacy and its bitter struggle for survival as several fortified defensive structures are encountered enroute.

  • Length of walk 11km
  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
DAY 6

Day at Leisure

Our hotel is located on the Qawra peninsula, within a few minutes’ walk from a 2.5km stretch of promenade which is home to many shops, bars and restaurants that you may want to take advantage of during our day off from walking.

  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
DAY 7

Dwejra Lines Walk, Malta

Enjoy countryside views as we walk along the Dwejra Lines, a section of the Victoria Lines. These are a complex network of 19th century linear fortifications. Learn about the history of Our Lady of Itria Chapel and the legendary beginnings of Tal-Isperanza chapel. The walk passes through the quaint streets of Mosta village. Admire the magnificent Mosta Dome and the upward spiralling pattern of the dome interior.

  • Length of walk: 10km
  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
DAY 8

Depart for Home

Time for our final farewells as we depart for our flight home.

  • Breakfast Included

Accommodations

Seashells Resort at Suncrest 4*

Our hotel is located on the seafront which means that fantastic views of the Mediterranean are guaranteed. The Seashells Resort at Suncrest is conveniently located on the Qawra Waterfront and just minutes from St Paul’s Bay

Facilities Include

Facilities include 2 swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool and access to a fitness centre at the sister hotel 150m away, 7 restaurants and 2 bars.

Room Includes

All our rooms feature air-conditioning/heating, satellite TV, safe, tea/coffee making facilities, Free Wi-Fi and a balcony or terrace.

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January - February 16 °C 9 °C
March 17 °C 10 °C
April 20 °C 12 °C
May 24 °C 15 °C
June 28 °C 19 °C
July - August 31 °C 22 °C
September 28 °C 20 °C
October 25 °C 18 °C
November 20 °C 14 °C
December 17 °C 11 °C

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