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Walks January to May 2018



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SATURDAY, 27th January 2018 Bingemma
   Circular Walk   No Transport Provided
    Meeting Point   Bingemma centre
    Meeting Time    2.15pm
      Walk Starts     2.30pm.
Bus(es)         44 from Valletta goes to Mgarr.  Stop on bus stop FISHER and walk to Bingemma
                            centre.
We park in the centre of the village.
After walking along minor roads and narrow tracks surrounded by cultivated fields we follow a footpath that takes us along the bottom of the Victoria Lines with beautiful views all the way round from Ras Il-Pellegrin, Gnejna Bay, Gozo  all the way to Maghtab !!! At our first opportunity we cross these lines of defense and walk back along the top towards Bingemma gap. If time permits we will have a quick look at the cart ruts and the cave under the chapel.

WEDNESDAY, 7th February 2018  Zebbiegh - L-Iskurvit Area
  Circular Walk:  No Transport Provided
     Meeting Point: A little up from bus stop SAQWI.
     Meeting Time   2.15pm.
     Walk Starts    2.30pm
     Bus(es)       44 from Valletta goes to Mgarr. 238 from Mater Dei Hospital goes to Mgarr.  Stop on
                          Bus stop SAQWI.

We park our cars at Zebbiegh close to the “Y” junction of the Mgarr and Ghajn Tuffieha Roads.
From the “Y” junction we walk in the direction of Mgarr for about 300 meters and turn left just before the bus stop, down a narrow surfaced road. At the next junction we turn right and walk for quite some way with the Victoria Lines high up on our left and views of Mgarr and fertile fields on the right. We continue our walk through the village of Mgarr on the way back to our cars.  

SATURDAY, 17th February 2018  Pembroke to Salina Park
   Transport provided
   Meeting Point   Independence   Monument in Floriana
   Meeting Time 1.30pm.
    Coach Leaves: 2.00pm sharp.

The walk starts from Pembroke at the junction of Triq Sant' Andrija (Regional Road) and Triq Sir Adrian Dingli. Upon reaching the Regional Road we walk downhill towards Bahar Ic-Caghaq and continue along the coast road all the way to the end of the walk at Salina Park where we find our coaches waiting for us.

SATURDAY, 24th February 2018  Madliena Fort - Victoria Lines - Targa Gap
  Circular Walk     No Transport Provided
   Meeting Point     Gharghur Parish Church
   Meeting Time       2.15pm
   Walk Starts                 2.30pm
     Bus(es)          46 from Valletta goes to Gharghur.  

We park our cars in the vicinity of the Chruch.
We start the walk by walking downhill towards the Victoria Lines. We follow the Lines as they go down and up the steep steps of Wied Il-Faham we climb down to the Victoria Lines and start the return leg of our walk. Before reaching the built-up area we turn left and walk along the panoramic road to the lovely bridge near Busietta Gardens and onwards to our cars.

Wednesday, 7th March 2018  Kuncizzjoni - Fomm Ir-Rih - Ras Il-Pellegrin
    Circular Walk    No Transport Provided
      Meeting Point   Near Kuncizzjoni Church
      Meeting Time    2.15pm.
      Walk Starts     2.30pm.
      Bus(es)           109 from bus stop RABAT 4 near the big car park close to Domus Romana, Rabat.

We park our cars near the Kuncizzjoni church.
We walk away from the church towards the Sylvia King memorial where we turn left along the Victoria Lines. We climb down some steps and continue down a fairly steep clay slope towards Fomm Ir-Rih. We cut across to the northern side of Ras Il-Pellegrin . From here we continue in an anti-clockwise direction on rough garrigue following the cliff edge at a safe distance all round the plateau. We retrace our steps past the reservoirs, up the clay slope to the Victoria Lines and back to our cars near the church.

Saturday, 10th March 2018 Migra Ferha to Dingli Cliffs
    Transport provided
      Meeting Point   Independence Monument in Floriana
      Meeting Time   1.30pm.
      Coach Leaves   2.00pm sharp.

The coaches will take us to the top of the long winding road (known as the Italian Road) that leads down to Migra Ferha car park.
We walk all the way down the steep tarmac road that is used by the local motor clubs for hill climb racing. At the bottom we pass Migra Ferha we reach the car park and continue on our way with the sea on our right, along the footpath that skirts the cliff edge all the way to Ras Id-Dawwara.. Turning inland we take a steep path going up the hill towards Dingli Cliffs. Upon reaching the top we can catch our breath and admire the lovely panoramic views. We follow an asphalted road towards Dingli and eventually we come to an open space near the San Pawl Tal-Pitkal chapel where we will find the coaches waiting for us.

Saturday,24th March 2018 Zebbiegh - L-Iskurvit Area
Circular Walk   No Transport Provided
Meeting Point   A little further up from bus stop SAQWI.
Meeting Time   2.15pm.
Walk Starts    :2.30pm
Bus(es)        : 44 from Valletta goes to Mgarr. 238 from Mater Dei Hospital goes to Mgarr.  Stop on Bus stop SAQWI.

We park our cars at Zebbiegh close to the “Y” junction of the Mgarr and Ghajn Tuffieha Roads.
From the Y junction we walk in the direction of Mgarr for about 300 meters and turn left just before the bus stop, down a narrow  surfaced road. At the next junction we turn right and walk for quite some way with the Victoria Lines high up on our left and views of Mgarr and fertile fields on the right. We continue our walk through the village of Mgarr on the way back to our cars.  

Wednesday, 4th April 2018  - Mgiebah Valley And Selmun
Circular Walk   No Transport Provided
Meeting Point   In front of Belleview Bistro - Mellieha.
Meeting Time 2.15pm
Walk Starts     :2.30pm
Bus(es)         : 41,42,49 from Valletta. 222 from Sliema. 250 from Mater Dei Hospital. Stop on bus stop IL-MELLIEHA in front of Belleview Bistro.

We park our cars in front of the ex-BelleView Restaurant Mellieha.
We start the walk along Triq il-Kortin directly across the road from our parked cars. At the end of this road we take a path to the right which takes us to the top of low cliffs running along one side of the Mgiebah Valley. We backtrack and follow a rather difficult track up to the other side of the valley where we walk to Ghajn Hadid watchtower which is unfortunately in a dilapidated state.  We soon join a surfaced road which takes us past Selmun Palace on the way back to our cars

Saturday, 14th April 2018  Wied Il-Kbir - Wied Hanzir - Peridot Hall
    Transport provided
      Meeting Point   Independence Monument in Floriana
      Meeting Time   1.30pm.
      Coach Leaves :2.00pm sharp.

The coaches drop us off on the Qormi to Hal-Farrug Road, near the end of the Malta International Airport runway.We leave the surfaced road and follow a track that takes us down into Wied Il-Kbir. Turning left (southwards) we follow the valley floor for some time until we reach an open area where Wied Il-Kbir, Wied Hanzir and Wied Qirda converge.. We follow a track that goes up into Wied Hanzir and we follow the valley floor over countless small boulders until we come to an area where the rocks are smooth enough to sit and have our break. Eventually we go downhill towards Wied Qirda where we pass under the Qormi-Siggiewi road and find our transport near the ex-Peridot hall.

Saturday,28th April 2018  Kuncizzjoni - Fomm Ir-Rih - Ras Il-Pellegrin
      Circular Walk   No Transport Provided
      Meeting Point  Near Kuncizzjoni Church
      Meeting Time  2.15pm.
      Walk Starts     2.30pm.
      Bus(es)          :109 from bus stop RABAT 4 near the big car park close to Domus Romana, Rabat.

We park our cars near the Kuncizzjoni church.
We walk away from the church towards the Sylvia King memorial where we turn left along the Victoria Lines. We climb down some steps and continue down a fairly steep clay slope towards Fomm Ir-Rih. We cut across to the northern side of Ras Il-Pellegrin . From here we continue in an anti-clockwise direction on rough garrigue following the cliff edge at a safe distance all round the plateau. We retrace our steps past the reservoirs, up the clay slope to the Victoria Lines and back to our cars near the church.

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018  Bingemma Gap - Strickland Winery Area
Circular Walk   No Transport Provided
 Meeting Point   Our Lady of Itria Chapel in Bingemma Gap.
 Meeting Time    2.15pm
  Walk Starts      2.30pm.
  Bus(es)          109 from bus stop RABAT 4 near the big car park close to Domus Romana, Rabat.  Stop on bus stop SANTI and walk to Our Lady of Itria Chapel in Bingemma Gap.

We park our cars near the chapel at Bingemma Gap. We start the walk by walking downhill towards Mgarr but at the bottom of the hill, just before we reach the village of Bingemma, we turn right and walk up a gradual incline with lovely panoramic views of our left and the Victoria Lines on our right. When we arrive near the ex-Strickland winery we turn left and walk in a south-westerly direction for a long way up to Bingemma chapel near our parked cars.  





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