20 stunning pictures of Malta’s LUSH countryside

When you think of Malta it’s easy to picture golden sandy beaches such as Pretty Bay and crystal clear sea like the Blue Lagoon.

But the quaint valleys and Instagramable countryside are sometimes overlooked, despite being just as beautiful to explore.

Gozo offers some of the most breathtaking sights in winter when the countryside turns a lush green.

So, whether you are searching for a new location to enjoy a leisurely stroll or are one of the many who love Malta’s unique landscape, take a look at our gallery, below, and explore the beauty of Malta’s countryside this winter.

1. Dingli Cliffs


2. Ta Pinu


3. Ramla Bay


4. Qala fields


5. Xemxija in St Paul’s Bay


6. Selmun Bay near Mellieha


7. The view across the sea from Qala

8. Ramla Bay surrounded by lush countryside


9. Gozo’s lighthouse from the Ghasri Valley


10. Riviera Bay


11. Mgarr ix-Xini in Gozo


12. Gozo looks so green from The Citadel


13. Gnejna Bay


14. Prickly pears growing near Qala


15. A carpet of flowers at Dwejra


16. Riviera Bay


17. Marsalforn viewed from The Citadel in Victoria


18. Riviera Bay



19. Green fields in Marsalforn Valley


20. Sunset over Gozo

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