Zejtun Travel Guide

  • Parish church of St. Catherine
    Parish church of St. Catherine
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    Church of St. Gregory
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  • House in Misraħ Girgor Bonnici
    House in Misraħ Girgor Bonnici
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    by GeoV Written Mar 21, 2010

    There is so much to see in the small island of Malta - from cities to scenery - that it is easy to overlook what might be thought of as rather 'ordinary' towns. Żejtun is one of a number of towns which, while they could not claim to rival Valletta or Mdina, have an atmosphere all their own and are great places to just wander. Żejtun is dominated by its late 17th century parish church of St. Catherine and has plenty of attractive houses (and balconies), narrow roads and alleys. On the south-east outskirts of the town is one of Malta's oldest churches, St. Gregory's, originally built in 1436 and added to by the Knights of Malta. The result is an unusual solid and almost military piece of architecture, quite unlike the parish church. Even if you are not driving, the bus network which radiates from Valletta will get you anywhere - and a bus journey in Malta is always a worthwhile experience! So why not try Żejtun?

    Parish church of St. Catherine House in Misraħ Girgor Bonnici Sqaq Il-Madonna Tal-Bon Kunsill Church of St. Gregory
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  • by luci_87 Written Jun 18, 2006

    A good racomendation...... visit Zejtun the week of the Parish Feast..... St.Catherine. It comes from the second to the third Sunday of June. Feast all week!!!! Paries, processions around our town after our two local bands, competitions between the red and the green parties....etc. you surely woun't get bored!!!! don't worry about food and drinks, you'll surely find there, even toys for the children and the famous "qubbajt". Viva Santa Katarina!!!

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