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A walk on the Ridge

My wife and I walk a lot when we are on Malta this time we walked 12.4 kms on the ridge one sunny... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2019
John B
Wonderful spring flowers and spectacular views.

We love this walk in the spring. This year the pimpernels and sand crocus were wonderful. Also... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
Louth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

My wife and I walk a lot when we are on Malta this time we walked 12.4 kms on the ridge one sunny morning to see the statue of Our Lady then on down to the white Tower, then back to Mellieha for lunch.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank John B
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We love this walk in the spring. This year the pimpernels and sand crocus were wonderful. Also spotted wild friesia and anemones. The views are spectacular. We never tire of looking out over the sea.when the sun shines it sparkles.when it's stormy the waves look...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

This is part of the hammer head at the top of Mellieha. Walk past the Mellieha Bay hotel and along the coastal path about an hour in each direction. Stunning scenery and views across to Comiono and Gozo. Get to the end of the headland...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We started from Meillha Bay and walked past some shabby holiday chalets now seemingly used as homes. up a road to the coast then ascended steps to the top of the ridge. We visited the Red Tower then returned and walked out on the edge...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank geoffviking
Reviewed March 4, 2018

walking here not only do you see usually plants and flowers but fabulous views.Buildings which are left from the army being here from WW2.in some places its like being lost in time. must see if going to Malta.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

Having followed a couple of awful walks from a guide book in the south of Malta we thought that this area would be better. Walked along the ridge to the remains of the American listening station which is covered in graffiti and used as a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank 118Christine
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Marfa ridge runs either side of the ferry road.To access the ridge to the east the best route in is around the back of the Mellieha Bay hotel here you can follow the path , eventually the path runs out and you have to complete...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Roger A
Reviewed August 16, 2017

This walk is actually part of or the complete coastal walk around the 'Hammer Head' shaped peninsula of the Marfa ridge. It starts at the Riserva busstop at Mellieha Bay, goes up to the Red Tower (splendid views) through a natural park and then follows...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank vmeus
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Enjoyable trip out in the sun. The landscape is fantastic and we enjoyed looking around at the array of colour.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Martin R
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

We parked beside the Red Tower (2euros entry) and looked at it but decided to take a walk instead. We headed directly west along the top of the ridge. This is a gentle start and isn't uphill at all. There is a old run down...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank greenpanther30
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Response from DanielStoica | Reviewed this property |
I think it took me around 5 hours, with many breaks for taking pictures and stuff. No, it's not difficult.