Malta & Gozo - Southern Malta (PDF Chapter)
This is the Southern Malta chapter from Lonely Planet’s Malta & Gozo guide-book.
Several of Malta’s most extraordinary historical sites lie in the less-visited southeast of the country, including its most breathtakingly located prehistoric temples (Hagar Qim and Mnajdra), which date back more than 5000 years, and the Ghar Dalam cave, full of fossilised remains of prehistoric animals.
- question who, when, how and why, while drinking in the scenery at mysterious Hagar Qim & Mnajdra
- negotiate walking trails to take a giant leap of faith into the glittering royal-blue waters of St Peter’s Pool
- take a mid-morning boat trip to marvel at the Blue Grotto’s shimmering play of light and shadow
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Marsaxlokk, Birzebbuga, Marsaskala, Zurrieq, Hagar Qim & Mnajdra, Ghar Lapsi.
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