A trip to Malta during the summer months wouldn’t be complete without witnessing a spectacular village feast, or in Maltese, festa. The evening is certainly a feast for the senses – watch the stunning aerial firework display; hear the magnificent brass band; spectacle at the colourful street decorations and procession; taste the traditional nougat sweets, as well as other delicious treats; and to top it all, wonder at the beautifully adorned parish church situated at the centre of the festivities. This coach trip will pick you up from your hotel on the night of the festa and take you back, late in the evening, often as the procession comes to an end at the local church. Once you’ve been to one festa, you will want book for the next one immediately!
Important to know
Various dates all year round, with most taking place during the summer season29 January Valletta Shipwreck of St. Paul 09 April Floriana St. Publius
16 April Rabat St. Joseph 21 May Marsa Holy Trinity 28 May Rabat Corpus Domini
04 June Ghaxaq St. Joseph 11 June Zebbug St. Philip 18 June Mqabba Our Lady of the Lily 25 June Qormi St. George 02 July Luqa St. Andrew 09 July Kirkop St. Joseph 16 July Qormi St. Sebastian 23 July Zurrieq Our Lady of Mount Carmel 30 July Zebbug St. Joseph 05 August Lija Christ Our Saviour
06 August Birzebbugia St. Peter in Chains 09 August Vittoriosa St. Lawrence 14 August Mqabba Assumption of Our Lady 20 August Mgarr Assumption of Our Lady
27 August Gharghur St. Bartholomew 03 September Zurrieq St. Catherine 07 September Naxxar Nativity of Our Lady 10 September Zabbar Our Lady of Graces 01 October Gudja Our Lady of the Rosary 29 October Gudja Our Lady of the Consolation 07 December Cospicua Immaculate Conception
Departure Pick-Up times:
19:15 Xemxija & Golden Bay
19:30 St. Paul’s Bay, Bugibba & Qawra
19:50 St. Julian’s
Various hotels - to be confirmed on booking
Your original pick-up point
Included in price:
- Pick up and drop off from any Malta hotel
- Guided Village Fireworks Tour
Pick-ups and drop-offs included in price
Good to know:
Enjoy a drink or snack (not included in the price) at one of the local village bars or stalls – they will make you feel welcome as you share in the celebrations of the festa
Updated Pat 12/10/2017
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