Walks Programme: October – December 2016

October 2016


Sunday: 2nd October:  Zonqor Point, Marsaskala to Smart City (Scenic)

Duration:              Approximately 3 hours

Rating:                  Easy (with a little rough ground along the path)

Meeting Place:      Zonqor Point in the parking place of the Zonqor Swimming Pool, Marsaskala.

Time:                     9:00 a.m.


Sunday:  9th October: Cliffs and Caves

Duration:               Approximately 3 hours

Rating:                   Moderate but you need a good head for heights

Meeting Place:       Birzebbugia bus terminus.

Time:                      9:00 a.m.


Sunday: 16th October: A visit to the Olive Press (Cultural)

Duration:           3 hrs

Rating:               Easy

Meeting Place:  Mdina Main Gate

Time:                 9:00 a.m.


Sunday: 23rd October: Walk in aid of the Community Chest Fund Foundation

Duration:           3 hours approx.

Rating:              Easy to Moderate

Meeting Place:  On the road between the Park and Ride and Lidl (Qormi)

Time:                9:00a.m.


Wednesday: 26th October: A morning walk in Gozo

Duration:       from 3 to 4 hours.

Rating:              Moderate

Meeting Place:  Take the 8:15 a.m. ferry boat from Cirkewwa). We will meet at Mgarr harbour in Gozo. from where we will be taking a bus to the starting point. Please remember to bring your bus travel card.

Time:                8:15 ferry boat from Cirkewwa.


Sunday: 30th October:  Walk for a purpose – Clean-up morning

Duration:           3 hours approx.

Rating:               Easy

Meeting Place:   Bobbyland, Dingli Cliffs

Time:                  9:00 a.m.


November 2016


Wednesday: 2nd November: Mqabba, Hal-Millieri, Zurrieq, Qrendi, Mqabba. (Scenic and historical)

Duration:          2 to 3 hours.

Rating:              Easy to Moderate, with some inclines

Meeting Place:  Parish Church of Mqabba.

Time:                 14:00


Sunday:  6th November:         Wied il-Kbir Valley System

Duration:          3 to 4 hours.

Rating:              Moderate, with stretches of uneven terrain and some inclines

Meeting Place:  San Sebastian Church, Qormi

Time:                 9:00 a.m.


Sunday: 13th November: Gozo walk

Duration:          3 to 4 hours.

Rating:               Moderate.

Meeting Place:   Mgarr Harbour  (Please take the 9:00 a.m. ferry boat from Cirkewwa)

Time:                 9:30 a.m.


Wednesday: 16th November: Zurrieq, Hal-Far, Safi, Zurrieq. (Scenic and historical)

 Duration:          2 to 3 hours

Rating:              Easy to Moderate with some inclines

Meeting Place: Xarolla Windmill at Zurrieq.

Time:                14:00 


Sunday: 20th November: The Jewels of the South

Duration:          4.5 hrs

Rating:              Moderate with a couple of medium uphills and fairly long

Meeting Place: Qrendi Church Square

Time:                9:00 a.m.


Sunday: 27th November: Hal-Safi to Hal-Far (Scenic and cultural)

Duration:          3.5 hrs

Rating:              Easy, with one moderately hard uphill stretch.

Meeting Place: Hal-Safi Parish Church Square

Time:                 9:00 a.m.


Wednesday:30th November:  Zabbar, Fgura, Cottonera (Bormla / Birgu/ Kalkara), Zabbar (Scenic and historical)

Duration:          2 to 3 hours

Rating:              Easy to Moderate with some inclines.

Meeting Place: Zabbar Parish Church.

Time:                 14:00


December 2016


Sunday: 4th December: Gnejna Bay to Kuncizzjoni (Scenic) 

Duration:           Approximately 3.5 hrs

Rating:               Moderate with some inclines and slippery, if wet

Meeting Place:   Gnejna Bay, Mgarr

Time:                  9:00 a.m.


Sunday: 11th December: Birzebbugia to Casa Ippolito and on to Paola. (N.B. Non-Circular, returning by bus)

Duration:           4.5 hrs

Rating:              Moderate, fairly long.

Meeting Place: St. George’s Bay, Birzebbugia

Time:                 9:00 a.m.


Wednesday: 14th December: Attard, Qormi, Zebbug, Attard (Scenic and historical).

Duration:          2 to 3 hours

Rating:              Easy to Moderate with some inclines.

Meeting Place:  Parish Church of Attard

Time:                 14:00


Sunday: 18thDecember: The Tail of the Fish

Duration:           3 to 4 hours

Rating:              Moderate

Meeting Place:  Parking area next to Police Station at Ghadira Bay.

Time:                 9:00 a.m.


Wednesday: 28th December:  Birzebbugia, Ghaxaq, Marsaxlokk, Birzebbugia  (Scenic and historical)

Duration:          2 to 3 hours

Rating:              Easy to Moderate with some inclines.

Meeting Place: Birzebbugia at GharDalam car park.

Time:                14:00


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