Walking in Malta: 33 routes on Malta, Gozo and Comino [NOOK Book]

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The Maltese Islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino bask in sunshine at the heart of the Mediterranean, between Europe and Africa. History has ensured that the islands have been colonised time and time again, leaving them with a colourful and complex history and heritage. The islands are a popular tourist destination. They offer plenty of historic walks, stunningly beautiful and dramatic architecture, and a surprising amount of excellent scenery, especially around their cliff coastlines. The guide offers 33 walks round...
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Walking in Malta: 33 routes on Malta, Gozo and Comino

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Overview

The Maltese Islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino bask in sunshine at the heart of the Mediterranean, between Europe and Africa. History has ensured that the islands have been colonised time and time again, leaving them with a colourful and complex history and heritage. The islands are a popular tourist destination. They offer plenty of historic walks, stunningly beautiful and dramatic architecture, and a surprising amount of excellent scenery, especially around their cliff coastlines. The guide offers 33 walks round the three Maltese Islands. They range from heritage trails round historic cities and towns to coastal walks and exploration of inland areas. The introduction provides practical information on getting to and around the islands, accommodation and language. There is also useful background information on Maltese history.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849656481
  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Publication date: 7/26/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

Paddy Dillon is a prolific outdoor writer with over fifty guidebooks to his name, as well as more than a dozen booklets and brochures. He writes for outdoor magazines and other publications, as well as for tourism organisations.

Paddy lives near the Lake District and has walked in every county in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales; writing about walks in every one of them. He enjoys simple day walks, challenging long-distance walks, and is a dedicated island-hopper. He has led guided walks and walked extensively in Europe, as well as in Nepal, Tibet, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the USA.

While researching routes, Paddy works directly onto a palmtop computer, so that his descriptions are precise, having been written at the very point at which the reader uses them. He takes his own photographs, has appeared on radio and TV, and is a member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild.
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Table of Contents

MALTA
Walk 1: Valletta Heritage Trail
Walk 2: Rinella to Marsascala
Walk 3: Marsascala to Birzebbuga
Walk 4: Birzebbuga to Gudja
Walk 5: Zurrieq to Siggiewi
Walk 6: Siggiewi to Dingli
Walk 7: Dingli to Mgarr
Walk 8: Ghajn Tuffieha Circuit
Walk 9: Mgarr to Ghadira
Walk 10: Marfa Ridge Circuit
Walk 11: Mellieha Bay to Xemxija
Walk 12: Selmun Circuit
Walk 13: Xemxija Heritage Trail
Walk 14: Bajda Ridge Circuit
Walk 15: The Wardija Ridge
Walk 16: Falka Gap to Salina
Walk 17: Bahar ic-Caghaq to St George's Bay
Walk 18: The Victoria Lines
Walk 19: Rabat to Mosta
Walk 20: Rabat and Dingli
Walk 21: Siggiewi and Buskett
Walk 22: Siggiewi to Qormi
Walk 23: The Wignacourt Aqueduct
Walk 24: Mdina and Rabat Heritage Trail
GOZO
Walk 25: Victoria Heritage Trail
Walk 26: Mgarr to Sannat
Walk 27: Sannat to San Lawrenz
Walk 28: San Lawrenz to Marsalforn
Walk 29: Marsalforn to Nadur
Walk 30: Xaghra to Qala
Walk 31: Qala to Mgarr
Walk 32: Gharb to Marsalforn

COMINO
Walk 33: Circuit of Comino

Paddy Dillon is a prolific outdoor writer of both books and magazine articles. He generally leads at least one guided walking holiday overseas every year and has walked in many parts of Europe, as well as Nepal, Tibet and the Canadian Rockies. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild.

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