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Xemxija Heritage Trail

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The views are stunning

I have been staying in a nearby hotel, and I found the views on Xemxija Heritage Walk beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Very interesting

I found this trail very interesting and particularly liked the apiaries. It was a gentle hike with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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All reviews roman road roman baths cart ruts carob tree nice walk bronze age cave dwellings oldest tree thousand years nature reserve small sign steeped in history long trek caught the bus fascinating walk local council well worth the effort
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been staying in a nearby hotel, and I found the views on Xemxija Heritage Walk beautiful when I went during the day. So I decided to come back at sunrise and the views from the top of the hill overlooking St. Paul's bay...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Corbz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this trail very interesting and particularly liked the apiaries. It was a gentle hike with a few treasures on the way.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rad88M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An incredible array of history can be viewed in just the first half-mile of this trail. I went as far as the Roman baths. I wish I'd had time to hike the full length of it. I loved the delicate foliage of the plants that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kdanders0n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love to go for a walk from Xemxija to Mellieha and here is great walk...especially when you are on the roman road more then 2000 years old.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BogFranci
Reviewed 4 February 2019

As a 75 year old, it wasn’t easy underfoot at times, and a bit steep in places, but well worth the effort. It is fascinating and the views are to fie for.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Beemac21
Reviewed 20 January 2019

For those of you that are looking for authenticity and wanting to learn more about the history of Malta, the relics here went back thousands of years. This heritage trail is located by the side of residential living, and maintained by volunteers. It comprised of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ping L
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Good trip but must add must be fit to entertain this trail.Advise to do in fair weather,very muddy and unstable otherwise.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MichaelHype19
Reviewed 29 December 2018

good to have a walk in the countryside away from traffic,follow the main path not the little one that says "caves" - it didnt seem to go anywhere.the ancient features are not that interesting themselves , but its just a nice walk. at certain times...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andymandola
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Well worth walking up to look at Malta's past and great views too.Next time i would take my lunch with me and sit and ponder in the peace and quiet.Take the leaflet with you, it has a map inside to show you which way to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anssolo
Reviewed 25 November 2018

This is one of Malta's best kept secrets as it is not advertised as other points of interest are. An excellent booklet containing a site map and explanation are available from St Paul's Local Council or from the Travel information centre in Bugibba. This booklet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Raina G
1 October 2016|
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Response from 441catc | Reviewed this property |
Hi Raina You'll find the trail just behind the Porto Azzurro Hotel. You walk up the street and find the start of the trail (stones & ground). Enjoy! Cat
21 September 2016|
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Response from 68sarav | Reviewed this property |
Hi The start is by the corner of a coffee shop on the main road. sorry I cant remember the name. Go up the hill and turn left you will see the beginningof the trail. Good luck
15 June 2016|
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Response from BryonyB14 | Reviewed this property |
You can google "xemxija heritage trail malta" and it will appear as a pdf link from the MTA website. On mine it appeared the 7th link on google search. Press on it and it will download the pdf document.