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Dingli Cliffs

Dingli Cliffs is a rock formation on the western coast of the island of Malta. It is the highest point of the Archipelago - 253 meters above the sea level which for centuries has been a natural defense of the Maltese coast against invaders, and now is one of Malta's most beautiful natural attractions.
Undoubtedly, every visitor to Dingli Cliffs will be breathless with the view of the azure sea and the Maltese coast - they will have a unique opportunity to admire the landscape from a bird's-eye view. From the top of the cliffs there is also a perfect view of the smallest island of the archipelago, Filfla. This uninhabited island has a territory of only 0.06 km2 and is the southernmost point of the Maltese Archipelago. Today Filfla is inaccessible to tourists as in 1980 it became a bird sanctuary. Interestingly, the Filfla Nature Reserve Act, passed in 1988, provides for further restrictions on access and use, including a ban on fishing within one nautical mile (1.9 km) around the island.
Next to Dingli Cliffs is situated the small village of Dingli - named after Thomas Dingley, one of the Knights of the Order of Malta, who owned the surrounding area. Today Dingli still keeps the typical mediterranean spirit of calm and timelessness.
Along the Dingli Cliffs there is a walking route with many places on which we can stop and relax, while admiring the views. We need a maximum of several dozen minutes for a quiet walk and the entire route.

The chapel of St. Mary Magdalene Chapel
The chapel was built on a rectangular plan and is characterized by simple architecture, typical of Maltese wayside chapels. The date of construction of the chapel is not known, but the oldest reference to the building was made in 1446 and probably was used by farmers who lived in nearby farms. We probably won't be able to peek inside, but at the back of the temple we find a terrace with a nice view.