Special bus services for Nadur Carnival starting this Friday
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Carnival weekend is almost upon us and for those visiting the very popular Nadur Spontaneous Carnival (please see details below) Malta Public Transport will be operating a special service between between the Friday and Sunday, so why not leave the car behind and travel by bus?
MPT has said that a shuttle service will be operating between Mgarr and Nadur and these will coincide with the ferry service between 7pm and midnight on Friday and Saturday.
There will also be direct services operating from Victoria to Nadur between 8pm and midnight, and will run every 30 minutes on Friday and every 15 minutes on Saturday, MPT said.
Sunday will see extra trips operating between 8pm and 11pm, every 30 minutes.
Special services will operate from Nadur to various localities in Gozo at 1am on Friday, between 1am and 2.30am on Saturday and at 11pm on Sunday.
MPT said that these will go to:
Nadur – Xaghra – Marsalforn
Nadur – Xewkija – Sannat (Ta’Cenc) -Munxar – Xlendi
Nadur – Victoria – Kercem – Santa Lucija
Nadur – Victoria – San Lawrenz – Gharb – Ghasri – Zebbug
Nadur – Ghajnsielem – Mgarr (Ferry)
Nadur – Qala
The night route N11 service will operate as usual between Friday and Saturday departing from Cirkewwa from 11:05pm to 2:05am; while the special trips from Cirkewwa to Valletta and Sliema will operate according to demand.
Gozo Channel is also running extra trips for the Carnival please see details here.
The famous Nadur Spontaneous Carnival kicks off this weekend – projecting the message of carnival made through satire.
The Council said that this year’s Spontaneous Carnival is “bigger and better,” with guest DJs for the evenings, including the Wobis Duo, Kugene (Sound Salon Crew), Joe Spiteri, Pierre Cordina, Ron & Friends, Micimago, Chris Nooke, plus many others.
The Spontaneous Carnival starts on Friday, the 9th through until Tuesday, the 13th of February, in December 13th Street, St. Peter & St. Paul Square and the surrounding streets, beginning after sunset each day and lasting till the early morning hours……
Thousands of people, from Malta and of course tourists, visit the island during the Carnival period. Gozo is famous for its Carnival events, when it’s time to let your hair down and go with the flow – perfect for those who enjoy a good party!
Photograph by Alain Salvary