Top things to do in Żurrieq

Island in Żurrieq

Filfla

Filfla is the smallest of Malta's archipelago of five islands. It's 5km off the south coast of Malta, and was separated from the mainland as the result of the geological Maghlaq Fault. Its name probably comes from t…
Natural Feature in Żurrieq

Blue Grotto

This huge natural arch is in the sea cliffs 400m to the east of the seaside hamlet of Wied iż-Żurrieq. Thirty-minute boat trips also take in seven caves, including the Honeymoon Cave, Reflection Cave and Cat's Cave.…
Mediterranean in Żurrieq

Il Corsaro

Ignoring the maxim that restaurants at popular tourist destinations are often not very good, Il Corsaro offers both excellent food and stellar views. It's a compact space, just enough for a few tables and an open ki…
Seafood in Żurrieq

Step In

There is a cluster of restaurants around the launching point for Blue Grotto trips, and Step In is recommended for terrace views out to sea and over to the little island of Filfla. It's very informal, and the food a…
Church in Żurrieq

Chapel of the Annunciation

On a minor road between Żurrieq and Mqabba is the Chapel of the Annunciation, in the deserted medieval settlement of Ħal Millieri. This tiny church, set in a pretty garden, dates from the mid-15th century and contai…
Church in Żurrieq

Parish Church of St Catherine

The Parish Church of St Catherine was built in the 1630s and houses a fine altarpiece of St Catherine – painted by Mattia Preti in 1675, when the artist took refuge here during a plague epidemic. There are several 1…