Discover 3 Charming Walks in Mosta


As spring is just round the corner this is the perfect time to explore Malta’s countryside on foot.  The town of Mosta offers diverse walks showcasing natural beauty, history, and peaceful landscapes. Here are three of our top picks:

The Victoria Lines Walk

Start at L-Għarusa tal-Mosta Public Garden and access the historic Victoria Lines fortifications. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Maltese countryside along this well-maintained path. Experience tranquillity away from bustling Mosta, and imagine centuries of history as you walk along the defensive walls. Look out for hidden gun emplacements and remnants of the fortifications as you stroll. Wear comfortable shoes as the path has mixed surfaces and apply sun protection.

Wied il-Għasel Walk

Find the trailhead easily off Triq Wied il-Għasel (small parking area available). Discover an old bridge’s arches, a quaint chapel within a hermit’s cave, and a diverse natural ecosystem on this easy-to-follow path. Remember to wear sturdy shoes and take water. Visit in spring or fall for the best weather and wildflowers, adding a burst of colour to your experience.

Bidnija Countryside Exploration

Begin near the Bidnija church and immerse yourself in this hamlet’s rural charm within Mosta. Stroll along winding roads, enjoying fields, farmhouses, and panoramic views. Seek out ancient olive groves and historic Roman-era catacombs, adding layers of history to your exploration.  If you’re lucky, you might even spot farmers working the land, offering a glimpse into traditional Maltese life.

General Tips:

Wear comfortable shoes for uneven terrain. Apply sun protection. Plan routes in advance if needed.

Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a peaceful escape, these Mosta walks offer something for everyone.  Lace up your walking shoes and discover the hidden gems of Malta’s countryside this spring! If you’re inspired to make the beautiful Mosta area your home, browse our selection of Mosta properties.