Medieval Mdina half-day guided sightseeing tour
Attractions & guided tours

Medieval Mdina half-day guided sightseeing tour

3.9/5
Great
Based on 1 reviews
from
£28.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the city's bastions, Dingli cliffs and San Anton botanic gardens
  • Unravel the rich history with your guide
  • Stroll through the medieval city with narrow streets and dwarfed doorways
What to expect

Join a half day sightseeing tour of Mdina, once the capital city of Malta, and walk the streets of this medieval town, known today as the 'silent city' whilst your guide unravels its rich history. Discover its secretive narrow winding streets and unearth its dwarfed doorways, till you reach the city's bastions from which you can enjoy an almost 360 degree panoramic view of the island.

The tour continues with a visit to the Dingli cliffs, known as the highest cliffs on the island. From here you can look out to the island of Filfla.

Your last and final stop will be the San Anton botanic gardens, these originally being walled gardens for a palace which once served as a leisure residence for the Grand Master and boasts some of the island's rarest plants and trees.

Read more
What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Roundtrip transportation
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Baby seats
Where
Meeting point:
- You will be requested to fill out your pickup location during checkout. You'll be picked up from your hotel except in a couple of rare cases where transport cannot reach your hotel due to pedestrian zones, in which case pick up point will be a couple of minutes away on foot. - Regarding pick up location and times, you are kindly advised to check your email 24 hours before the tour, for the confirmed pick-up location and time by the local provider.
What to remember
  • You will be requested to fill out your pickup location during checkout. You'll be picked up from your hotel except in a couple of rare cases where transport cannot reach your hotel due to pedestrian zones, in which case pick up point will be a couple of minutes away on foot
  • Regarding pick up location and times, you are kindly advised to check your email 24 hours before the tour, for the confirmed pick-up location and time by the local provider
  • This tour is suitable for people with walking difficulties
Read more
Provider
Arrigo Group
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Great

3.9/5

Based on 1 reviews from verified customers

0%
100%
0%
0%
0%
  • Anonymous

    From United Kingdom - September 2022

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    The start of the day was a little disorganised, lots of buses of people waiting about to find their guides, but once we'd found our group, the tour wa ...

You might also like

Gozo 4x4 Tour
Activities

Gozo 4x4 Tour

The road less travelled in Gozo leads you to myriad treasures. And there's no better way to discover them than this off-road adventure. Seated in the backseat of a 4x4, you'll explore all four corners of the island, taking in attractions such as the Qala Belvedere, Xlendi Bay, the Inland Sea and the Victoria Citadel among others.

free cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Electric buggy tour of the Three Cities of Malta
Activities

Electric buggy tour of the Three Cities of Malta

Explore the Three Cities of Malta with an electric buggy at your own pace! Jump to onboard and admire beautiful landscapes.

free cancellation
Available in:

en, it, fr, es, de, +3  ru, nl, zh

Prehistoric Temples Tour
Attractions & guided tours

Prehistoric Temples Tour

Malta is a tiny island with one huge claim – it's home to the oldest megalithic temples in the world. Discover the nation's network of UNESCO-listed sites that predate the Pyramids of Egypt. You'll visit the centuries-old standing stones at Hagar Qim and Mnajdra, and see the incredible archaeological finds inside the ancient Ghar Dalam caves.

free cancellation
Available in:

de, en, fr, it 

Valletta Two Harbours Cruise by Night
Activities

Valletta Two Harbours Cruise by Night

See the bright-lights of the Maltese capital with an evening cruise around Valletta's harbours. Float past historic forts as you hear tales of the heroic Knights Hospitaller and their defence of the city during the Great Siege of Malta in 1565. Drift by places that can only be seen from the sea and get an insight into the island's past and present.

free cancellation
E-voucher
Malta's British History Tour
Excursions & day trips

Malta's British History Tour

Given its strategically important location as a gateway into southern Europe, it is not surprising that Malta has been continually fought over throughout the centuries. Learn of the island's tumultuous history on this intriguing full day tour.Kick off in Birgu, where you'll explore the medieval fortifications and the air raid shelters from the Second Great Siege of Malta. Next. Head to Valletta's Upper Barakka Gardens to watch the Saluting Battery's cannons mark midday. Then it's time for a stroll through the old town, passing the palace used by Napoleon, the Victory Kitchen, Queen Victoria's statue and the bombed-out ruins of the opera house.In the afternoon, learn of Malta's experiences under Phoenician, Romans, Moorish, Hospitaller and British rule during a guided visit to the National War Museum in Fort St Elmo. You'll also get a fascinating insight into the Great Siege of Malta of 1565, where a small force of Knights Hospitaller and about 400 locals repelled an Ottoman army.

free cancellation
Available in:

en 

Mosta, Ta' Qali Crafts Village & Mdina
Activities

Mosta, Ta' Qali Crafts Village & Mdina

If Malta were a Michelin-starred restaurant, this tour would be serving up her star dishes. You'll shop for local wares like lace, gold, silver and glassware in Ta' Qali crafts village, walk the ramparts by the sea in the old walled city of Mdina, and visit Mosta Basilica – miraculous survivor of a direct bomb hit during World War II.

free cancellation
Available in:

de, en, fr, it 

Discover Gozo full-day sightseeing guided tour
Attractions & guided tours

Discover Gozo full-day sightseeing guided tour

Book a full day tour to discover Gozo. Learn of Gozo's history from your guide and visit the island's popular landmarks. Refuel with a three-course lunch.

free cancellation
Available in:

en 

Malta Vintage Bus Tour
Excursions & day trips

Malta Vintage Bus Tour

When it comes to history, Malta's like a vast open-air museum. Discover the island's turbulent past on a tour of the fortified citadels inside the UNESCO-listed capital, Valletta. Walk the waterfront and explore the baroque fortifications of Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua. What's more, you'll get there in one of the island's iconic vintage buses.

free cancellation
Available in:

en 

Mdina highlights full-day sightseeing tour
Attractions & guided tours

Mdina highlights full-day sightseeing tour

Book a full day tour of the Mdina highlights. Discover the sights and explore the catacombs, Dingli cliffs, San Anton botanic gardens and Mosta's dome.

free cancellation
Available in:

en 

Night tour to Valletta, Mosta & Mdina
Activities

Night tour to Valletta, Mosta & Mdina

See Malta's magical skyline of soaring steeples and bulb-shaped church domes lit up at night. Enjoy a walking tour of UNESCO-listed Valletta, plus a 5D cinema experience that brings Maltese history to life. Then, wander the lamp-lit streets of medieval Mdina and visit Mosta – a church that miraculously survived a bomb drop during World War II.

free cancellation
Available in:

en