Embellishment of Ġnien ta’ Blankas Olive Grove at Imġarr ix-Xini Heights

ta blankasThe area where the project will be implemented is of high natural and landscape value, as it is located on the boundary of Mgarr ix-Xini Valley.  Through this project it will be possible to upgrade and restore the 2.5 ha olive grove and endow it with adequate infrastructures to inform and accommodate tourists as well as residents who wish to enjoy the Gozitan countryside.  The link between agriculture, landscape and tourism will be facilitated through this project. The works involved are the restoration of rubble walls the installation of benches, the installation of decorative lights and the setting up of Information Panels and signage.

This project by Xewkija Local Council was eligible for 95% of its funding through the eco-Gozo 2nd scheme for Local Councils.