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I and my guests agree to hold harmless the Society and its leaders and administrators, from any iability for any loss or damage to property and/or death or bodily injury or illness sustained in the course of the organised walks/activities.  A walk or an event may be changed at the discretion of the Society at any time.

Summer Evening Walks 2017


Members will be required to show their membership card prior to boarding the bus for a walk





Valletta  Sliema  Valletta

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Meeting Point : Opposite the new Parliament at Valletta entrance.
Meeting Time:  6.00 p.m.

We go up the stairs and enter Hastings Gardens and pass the Monument of Francis, Marquis of Hastings, the second governor of Malta who died in 1827 and is buried in the garden.  We can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Marsamxett Harbour and Manuel Island. We pass Ponsonby Monumental Column and continue around the bastions and go down  through the tunnel of Triq il-Lanca.  We board the Catamaran which takes us to Sliema.

Continue towards Manuel Island and soon enter Gnien il-Kunsill tal-Ewropa at Ta Xbiex.  Ahead we pass the Msida Yacht Marina Garden (ex Torpedo Depot). When we reach Pieta we cross the road close to the roundabout and go up from unasphalted paths of the Jubilee Grove (Masgar il-Gublew). We pass the ex railway bridge where the train used to go through the bastion from a tunnel.  We pass Porte des Bombes and up to Sarria where we pass Robert Samut Hall and Wignacourt Fountain.  We enter The Mall Gardens and walk all the way towards Valletta and our transport.

Time: Valletta to catamaran 30 minutes.  Catamaran journey 15 minutes. Sliema to Valletta 2.00 hours.   Total time: 2.45 hours.

Catamaran prices:  Adults Euro 1.50,  Children 50c,  Adults 60+ 50c

Marsaxlokk – San Lucjan – Marnisi Area

2nd August 2017

Meeting Point:   Marsaxlokk Parish Church

Meeting Time:6.00 p.m.


We meet near Marsaxlokk Parish Church, close to the bus stop named MARSAXLOKK, nos. 81, 119, 210.  We go in Triq Xatt is-Sajjieda keeping close to the sea all the way.  Pass the 1715 Knights era Vendome Tower or Redoubt, now the headquarters of Marsaxlokk F.C.  We go on the small beach and pass a square concrete block.  Continue on this path all the way up till reaching St. Lucian Tower, built by Grand Master Wignacourt between 1610 and 1611.  In 1715 a semi circular battery was added and later the British built more fortification walls and gun emplacements between 1872 and 1878. Continue around the fort and observe the caponies in each corner of the ditch. We stop for a while in front of the entrance to the fort and continue down Triq il-Qajjenza, keeping close to the sea.  Pass the huge oil tanks and enter a narrow path between fields till we emerge into Triq San Lucjan and go left.  At Y junction go right to see the Knights era Kavallerizza which was a horse riding school.  We go into a very narrow path and emerge on asphalted road and ahead we pass Palazzo Marnisi and soon pass also the Marsovin Vineyards and emerge into the main road, Triq iz-Zejtun.  Turn right, pass the niche’ of Christ the Redeemer.  This old statue was once part of the Zejtun Good Friday Procession which goes back to 1742 and was later put here, after it was replaced with a new one.  Cross the road and continue down and ahead turn left by the roundabout with Wied Hal Ginwi on our left till we reach a wide area, cross the road and go into Triq San Guzepp and ahead behind Marsaxlokk Parish Church.  Turn around the church and back to our cars.

Time: 2.15 hours.   Rating:  Moderate to easy


                     
Sannat-Munxar-Sannat
Meeting Time: 6.00 p.m.
Friday lst September, 2017

We start the walk at 6.00 pm. sharp, from 2 destinations.  Those coming with private cars start from beside Sannat Church, Pjazza Santa Margerita, and guided by a walk leader walk down Triq ta’ Sannat.  Those using public transport, start from the Victoria / Rabat, Bus Terminus and guided by another walk leader walk up to Pjazza San-Frangisk and continue till we meet the other group at tac-Cawla Area, and we continue together till we reach the Ghajn tal-Hasselin.  Ahead we continue upwards till reaching the Munxar Parish Church.  Continue up a long way till we are in the very narrow road to Sannap Cliffs and Prominade. We stop for a while hear.
After, we go up by the edge of the cliffs, and walk all the way, till we reach the outskirts of Sannat.  We emerge in open space and go left to the road, passing a nice small picnic area and down into Triq Dun Luqa and ahead we reach the Parish Church Square, where we have our pizza.  After the pizza a hired coach will take us back to the Gozo Ferry.













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