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MALTA  TRAIL 2
Pwales Beach (Bugibba) Baida Ridge Mellieha Marfa Ridge
White Tower Bay Popeye Bay Manikata & back to Pwales Bay
Medium to Hard Trail

Circular route.
Tarmac roads, Country lanes, Dirt Tracks & main roads.
About 13.9 miles / 22.5 km.
We suggest starting from the Pwales Beach seafront roundabout:
At the roundabout head along the sea front with the sea to your R.
Follow the front to your first L.T. and take it signed for Is - Simar reserve.
Follow the lane to a T.JCT & T.R.
Follow the lane to two big stone pillars & L.T. (Ignore the private sign it's O.K.)
Follow the country lane to the church & take the lower track around the back of the church.
Follow the grassy track past the church & up to a tarmac road & T.R.
Follow the road up hill & go in between the woods to the summit.
Follow the road down the hill & up the other side to a T.JCT. at the main road & T.L.
Follow the road downhill to a roundabout & GO-STR-ON (Signed Gozo & Ghadira Bay)
Follow the road downhill to the next roundabout & T.L.
Follow the road along the sea front & up the steep hill to the summit.
At the T.JCT. T.R. (Signed for Armier)
Follow the road to a (Sign for Armier Bay & Little Armier) GO-STR-ON.
Follow the road to a (Sign for Little Armier) & GO-STR-ON.
Follow the road to a T.JCT. & T.L.
Follow the road up a slight hill & down to the beach.
At the beach T.L. & ride along the beach track to some small huts & go around the back.
(Head for the gap)
Follow the coastline in front of the stone wall to the next bay & beach.
Cross the small sandy section of beach to the concrete & a cafe pit-stop.
(With the cafe door to your front) T.L. & ride around the back.
Follow the track to a T.JCT & GO-STR-ON.
Follow the track to a small sandy beach & cross it to the rocky path.
Follow the track to a tarmac road & T.L. (In front of a big hotel)
Follow the road up the hill to a T.JCT & T.R.
Follow the road to a main road junction & cross over & go up the steep hill to the Red Tower.
Follow the track past the tower & on for about 500/600 yard's to a concrete path on your L.
Follow the concrete path down to a small terrace.
Now drop down through the terrace to a main dusty dirt track & T.R.
Follow the track to a rubbish tip & T.L.
Go down the steep hill to the bottom & T.R.
Follow the track around the greenhouses to a road sign for a lorry tanker.
Follow the track for about 100 yard's & T.R. onto a rough track heading up the hillside.
(Walk in places)
Follow the track over the top to the back of the Popeye town.
Ride through the yard to the main entrance & T.R.
Follow the lane to the first L.T. & take it.
Follow the lane up the hill to the start of the very rough section & T.R.
Follow the track to a T.JCT & T.L.
Follow the track uphill to the main road & GO-STR-ON.
Follow the road downhill & past the small aqueduct to a sharp bend in the road.
Now bear off to the L.
Follow the track to bend & GO-STR-ON. (Up a rocky track)
Follow the track to a Y.JCT.& bear off to the R.
Follow the very rough rocky track to a house & a T.JCT & T.R.
Drop downhill to a T.JCT.& T.R. (Dogs)
Drop downhill to the main road junction & T.L.
Follow the road back to Pwales beach and the start.

Watch out for traffic

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Keep your eyes on the road, pot holes all over the place waiting to fetch you off.
There are pit-stops dotted around the route.
(This trail route may have changed due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control .. always carry a map)