Walks Winter 2016

January

Sunday 3rd: Qrendi / il-Maqluba / Hagar Qim (Scenic)

Duration:           3.5 hrs

Rating:               Moderate

Meeting Place:  Qrendi Parish Church

Time:                 09:00a.m.

Tuesday 5th : Mosta Mystery Walk (Non-Circular)

Duration:           up to 8 hrs   (possibility of finishing your walk after 3 hrs and 6 hrs by getting a return bus)

Rating:               Moderate to hard

Meeting Place:  Mosta  Parish Church

Time:                  08:15 a.m.

 

Sunday 10th: Up and Down the Northern Ridges (Non-circular) (Scenic)

Duration:           4 to 5 hrs

Rating:               Moderate

Meeting Place:  Targa Gap junction with Triq il-Bidnija.     (Bus-stop called Xemx. If you stop at the Għarusa bus-stop, simply walk a further few metres. )

Time:                 09:00a.m.

 

Wednesday 13th: Qawra/ Bidnija/ Wardija /Qawra (Scenic, Hist, Geo)

Duration:           3 to 4 hrs

Rating:               Moderate  with some inclines, slippery on wet rocks and clay

Meeting Place:  Kennedy monument in Salina National Park.

Time:                 14:00

 

Sunday 17th January: Mgarr/Ghajn Tuffieha/Mgarr (Scenic)

Duration:           3 hrs approximately

Rating:               Moderate  to hard (some rough ground – garigue)

Meeting Place:  Mgarr Parish Church

Time:                  09:00a.m.

 

Sunday 24th: Naxxar / Gharghur / Bahar Ic-Caghaq (Scenic/Historical)

Duration:                  3 to 3.5 hrs

Rating   :                   Easy

Meeting Place:           Top of “Telgha ta’Alla u Ommu” near Roundabout

Time:                          09.30am.

 

Wednesday 27th: Attard/Mosta/Naxxar/Gharghur (Scen/hist/geological)

Duration:                  3 to 4 hrs

Rating   :                   Moderate with some inclines and uneven ground

Meeting Place:           Santa Marija Parish Church, Attard

Time:                          14:00

 

Saturday 30th: Around Mellieha from Gnien Ingraw to Mgiebah.

Duration:            3 hours [Approx.]

Rating    :            Moderate with some rough terrain

Meeting Place:  Park and Ride Mellieha [next to ex-Belview]

Time:                   9:30a.m.

 

February

Sunday 7th: Burmarrad / San Pawl Milqghi / Wied il- Ghasel  (Cultural)

Duration:              3 hours

Rating:                 Moderate with some rough terrain

Meeting Place:    Scotts Supermarket car park, Burmarrad

Time:                    09.00 a.m.

 

Wednesday 10th:  Marsascala/Marsaxlokk/Zejtun (Scen/hist./geological)

Duration:              3 to 4 hours

Rating:                 Moderate with some inclines on rough and slippery ground

Meeting Place:    Parish Church of Saint Anne, Marsascala

Time:                    14:00

 

Sunday 14th: Gardens and Bastions – Valletta and Floriana

Duration:              3 hours

Rating:                  Easy

Meeting Place:  Christ the King Monument in front of the Phoenicia Hotel

Time:                     09.00 a.m.

 

Sunday 21st: Siggiewi and its surrounding countryside (Scenic)

Duration:            3 to 4 hours

Rating:                Moderate (with some inclines)

Meeting Place:  The Limestone Heritage (on the Siggiewi by-pass towards Mqabba)

Time:                  08:30 a.m.

 

Wednesday 24th: Rabat/Nadur/Ghemieri / Fiddien (Scen/hist/geological)

Duration:            3 to 4 hours

Rating:               Moderate with some inclines on rough ground

Meeting Place:  Domus Romana (Roman Villa), Rabat

Time:                  14:00

 

Sunday 28th: Rabat to the coast (Non-circular) (Scenic)

Duration:              about 4 hours

Rating:                  Mod.

Meeting Place:    Roman Villa

Time:                     09.00 a.m.

 

March

Wednesday 9th: Luqa/Ghaxaq/Gudja (Scenic/hist./cult./geological)

Duration:              3 to 4 hours

Rating:                  Mod. With some inclines on clay terrain

Meeting Place:     Parish Church of Saint Andrew, Luqa

Time:                     14:00

 

Sunday 13th: Safi / Qrendi / Safi (Scenic/cultural/historic)

Duration:              about 3.5 hours

Rating:                  Easy

Meeting Place:    Safi Parish church Square

Time:                     09.00 a.m.

 

Sunday 20th: N/W of Mellieha (Scenic)

Duration:              about 3.5 hours

Rating:                  Easy to Moderate

Meeting Place:     Mellieha Parish Church parvis

Time:                     09:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday 23rd: Zabbar / Xghajra (Scenic/hist./geological)

Duration:              3 to 4 hours

Rating:                  Moderate with some inclines on rough ground

Meeting Place:      in front of the Zabbar Parish Church of Il-Madonna tal-Grazzja

Time:                     14:00

 

Thursday 31st : Gharghur Urban and rural features (Sce/hist/cultural).

Duration:              about 4 hours

Rating:                  Mod. to hard with some inclines, including some rough terrain

Meeting Place:     Għargħur Parish Church Square.

Time:                     09:00 a.m.

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