Bingemma Fort to Bingemma Gap section walk and map of the Victoria Lines Malta
Hiking along the Victoria Lines Malta and the Bingemma Fort to Bingemma Gap is the last or first section of “wild” that you will walk along. If you hike from Bingemma Fort you will end up at the famous Bingemma Gap and the start of the Dwejra Lines.
The Bingemma Fort to Bingemma Gap section is not that long and the terrain is fairly easy with only a few overgrown places.
Bingemma Fort to Bingemma Gap section of the Victoria Lines Malta map and walk
One of the best things about hiking along the Victoria Lines Malta is that your general hiking route is easy to spot, as it is along the cliff edge of the escarpment or cliffs.
Only a few houses block the path route, like these houses in the distance built on the wall.
The defensive walls follow the edge of the great fault line so its not always a straight hike along Malta’s Victoria Lines.
The Bingemma Fort to Bingemma Gap section of the walls are well maintained, with only a small section on the Bingemma Gap headland being rough due to its location and environment.
The view up to Bingemma Fort showing the cliff edge and how effective the Maltese Victoria Lines would have been if they had been attacked at this point.
Houses built on the very edge of Malta’s Victoria Lines. You can go round them and then when you come to the driveway/path of the houses go straight ahead into the field and then left to the Victoria Lines. This saves you tramping on the house owners small field of crops in his backgarden.
Looking inland the stand alone and all surveying Nadur Tower. When you get further round to the Bingemma Gap you could visit the Bingemma Gap Cart Ruts and also Nadur Tower.
Bingemma Gap Church (red roofed building) and the start of the Dwejra Lines. The Victoria Lines Malta go near the Church which has a cave/shrine below it. There are also ancient stone age and Roman catacombs and tombs around this area in the cliffs.
Just before the Bingemma Gap the Maltese Victoria Line become impressive and have this interesting part. There are square holes leading out of the wall and some sort of walkway.
On the top of the hill in the background you will find the Bingemma Gap (Nadur) Cart Ruts and the amazing giant fulgurites or natural limestone discharge lines. Also in that direction is the road that leads to the Nadur Tower and to even more strange limestone formations.
Does any one know what these horizontal oblong tunnels were for? You can find the entrances a few meters off the path down in the undergrowth.
How were some parts of Malta’s Victoria Lines constructed and how did they use the natural terrain and rock to build some of the larger wall sections that you can hike along?
It looks like at the Bingemma Gap they removed the cliff edge to form a smooth surface and put the limestone blocks and masonry on top of it.
Cross the road to carry on along the Victoria Lines Malta to the Dwejra Lines section or you can go left down the road to the Church.
The Bingemma Gap stop wall and Death Valley to any invading army if they went this route.
Next part of the walking guide – Dwejra Lines section.