Walking in Malta

Cicerone

EAN: 9781852848224
Editorial: Cicerone
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ISBN: 978-1-85284-822-4
Edición: 1
Número de páginas: 240
Tamaño: 17 x 11

Descripción

"This guidebook describes 33 half- and full day walks on the islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino. Basking in the Mediterranean sunshine between Sicily and Africa, the islands have a colourful and complex history from the Neolithic and the Medieval to the present day. Malta may be known as a tourist destination but it also offer plenty of historic walks, stunningly beautiful and dramatic architecture and excellent scenery, especially around the cliffs and coastlines: highlights include the World Heritage Site of Old Valetta, historic buildings and landmarks of the many historical peoples of Malta=, and the idyllic circuit of Comino, smallest of the Maltese islands. The routes in this guidebook range from 2.5-30km, beginning with a short heritage trail around the city of Valletta. Then follows a series of walks around the coastline of Malta, with a final few moving inland to explore the island's interior, before a description of the Heritage Trail around Mdina and Rabat. Spring is the best time for walking here: high summer can be too hot for strenuous walking, while winter is fine but can be rainy and even a little cold. Walks on Gozo start with a heritage trail around Victoria, followed by a clockwise exploration of spectacular coastal walking that allows a complete circuit of the island. The final walk on Gozo wanders over a series of little hills further inland, while the last walk in the book might be the best of them all: a circuit around the lovely little island of Comino. The guidebook also gives details of accommodation, transport and tourist information. Activities walking along coastlines, cliff-tops and inland; exploring the countryside and the picturesque and historic towns and villages Seasons spring is best, high summer perhaps too hot for strenuous walking: winter walking is fine, but it can be rainy and even a little cold Centres Malta is about the same size as the Isle of Wight, so anywhere will make a fine base for walking Difficulty half and full-day walks, usually easy, but with some longer stretches along the clifftops Must See Old Valetta (a World Heritage Site); excellent walking on clifftop coastlines away from the towns; the historic buildings and landmarks of the many peoples who have come to Malta; the circuit of Comino"

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