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We visited Marsaxlokk, during a day trip from Valletta, which was our home base in Malta for one week in November 2010.
We actually went by bus to Marsaskala, from where we hiked along the beautful coastline to Marsaxlokk. After a few hours in the village we continued our hike to the neighbouring town of Birzebbugia.
The fishing village of Marsaxlokk is situated in the southeast of Malta. It is home to about 3300 people and it is famous for the traditional luzzu boats, which are colourful fishing boats.
Marsaxlokk can also be reached within about 30 minutes by bus from Valletta. The region around the village is popular for hiking.
"Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend."
--- Zenna Schaffer ---
- Pros:Colourful luzzu boats; lovely coastline.
- Cons:Probably overcrowded in high-season.
- In a nutshell:Marsaxlokk - Home of the colourful luzzu boats.
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