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The Three Villages - Attard, Lija & Balzan

I have been happily living in Attard for over twenty years. Although I enjoy being in lively areas, such as Sliema and St Julians, it is Attard that I find peace after a busy day at work. I love its centre which has lots of tiny alleys and beautiful old houses. Just a short walk away from my home, there are also the San Anton Gardens and San Anton Palace which is the residence of the President of Malta.

Together with Lija and Balzan, Attard forms part of The Three Villages. In the olden days, Attard was popular for its gardens and orchards. Nowdays, it is mainly a residential area with its own parish church, a few restaurants, supermarkets, confectionery shops, etc. Attard lies on the main road between Rabat and Valletta. Although not sort after by tourists, if one has extra time, a short visit will be well worthwhile.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Central, quiet, lovely residential area
  • Cons:Might be a bit too quiet for some (not for me though!)
  • In a nutshell:A small village with lots of character
  • Intro Updated May 17, 2008
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  • Aunt_Bertha's Profile Photo
    Dec 29, 2011 at 12:18 PM

    Oh, Attard was definitely well worth my visit :-) Although I seem to have missed the San Anton Gardens.

  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2011 at 1:53 AM

    Cafe S.t Lucija would be a "thing to do" for my mother. Hugs!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2011 at 2:50 PM

    A nice little page on your home town. I hope the President of Malta is a pleasant neighbour!

  • adema29's Profile Photo
    Mar 10, 2011 at 3:22 AM

    Your hometown seems to be a beautiful place! You are lucky!:)

  • Turska's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2011 at 10:54 AM

    Oh, those muffins sound like I would love them.. Too bad, we might not visit your hometown anyway, because we only have one week.

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jan 30, 2011 at 4:28 AM

    Anne, lovely little page about your hometwon. Unfortunately, we completely missed it during our week in Malta.

  • Balam's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2010 at 9:35 AM

    Looks nice!

  • Durfun's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2010 at 1:27 PM

    Hi Sunny One :-) Saracino looks very tempting from it's website.. pretty extensive menu!!

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    May 12, 2009 at 12:33 PM

    Madrid has its arms wide open for everybody, so, you'll be very welcome!

  • Dick33's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2008 at 10:22 PM

    Hi Anne I look forward to meeting you at the coffee shop xxx

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