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Great views over to Gozo ...and it's red...ish...nice walk to it.. wasn't open the day we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Geo L
Horsham, United Kingdom
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Super circular walk with lovely views

The tower is closed until further notice but views from the location are really good particularly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Graham H
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All reviews interesting history worth the climb national trust great views from the top red castle knights of st john walk up nature reserve mellieha bay nice walk worth a visit marfa ridge steep steps up hill run by volunteers well worth the effort entrance fee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately the tower was closed to visitors. We walked up through the nature reserve, although there is an easier walk via the road. Spectacular views from the tower.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mugret
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great views over to Gozo ...and it's red...ish...nice walk to it.. wasn't open the day we went..sooooo didn't go in

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Geo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tower is closed until further notice but views from the location are really good particularly if you are up for a 2-3 hour circular walk. Involves one short steep climb. For the (clockwise) walk start out along the broadly level minor road that goes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Graham H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk up from the beach front is very pleasant and the view from the tower is worth the trip. Unfortunately it is no longer open and says will not be until further notice.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank F9364OEmartinp
Reviewed 9 February 2019

It is a nice destination for a half-day tour. You can walk/hike up and down the hill and it is a nice view over the bay and over to Gozo. It gives a nice impression how Malta was fortified against the sea.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank koernerkay
Reviewed 28 January 2019

This is a very nice walk on the long back road but hard on the back of your legs! so take your time and take plenty of water with you with good walking shoes or boots worth every bit of pain.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank james r
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

We drove to the towel for a short walk around. The info is outdated and it isn’t clear whether it is under refurb or not. It appears there may have been plans for a nature reserve at some point that are no longer viable. That...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank S2dge
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Walked out of Nature Reserve at Riserva bus stop midday today, and chatted to a gentleman who was placing a sign to the effect that the Red Tower was closed for renovation. Sorry, don't know for how long. There is a phone number on website,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank per41pp
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We walked up to the Red Tower on New Years Day. Unfortunately it was closed (Also closed Christmas Day and Easter Sunday) so we couldn't go inside but the walk there and around the surrounding area gave great views to Gozo and back to Mellieha.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marrowina
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Decided to walk from the hotel, used the 2000 nature walk as a cut through. Steep climb but definitely worth it. Views from top are amazing. Walked further up the road after and found total peace and quiet and even better views.

Date of experience: January 2019
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20 September 2017|
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Response from ASkelton | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but you can also walk, it's not far....
Yixuan L
29 August 2016|
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Response from ChristineR662 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You get the ticket there. 2€. Real bargain.
9 May 2016|
Response from Adam F |
10am - 4pm seven days a week.