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Full Day Tour : Mdina, San Anton Gardens

Duration : 8 Hrs

Tour Day/s : Tuesday

Price per person : €46 (contact us for group rates)

This full day tour will start in Mdina where you can walk through the narrow streets of the silent city to admire the beauty of the old capital city of Malta its origins dating back 4000 years. Walk to the bastions from where you can marvel at the panoramic views of half of the island of Malta. Mdina is one of Europe’s finest examples of an ancient walled.

On leaving Mdina you will visit the village of Rabat which sits on the outskirts of Mdina. In Rabat you will visit the St Paul’s Catacombs, a complex of interconnected underground Roman cemeteries that were in use until the 4th century AD. St Paul’s Catacombs represent the earliest and largest archaeological evidence of Christianity in Malta. Later you will have lunch in Rabat.

Later you will get on the bus again to go to Dingli Cliffs to enjoy some of the most breathtaking views in Malta. The cliffs are the Island's natural fortress, situated on the west side of the island.You will be amazed by the size of the cliffs and the view of the small uninhabited isle of Filfla. There is also a tiny chapel dedicated to St Mary Madgalene perched on the edge of the cliffs. The views of from behind the chapel of the sheer drops are not to be missed.
Next you will visit the Crafts Village in Ta’Qali which is a convenient place to see a vast range of crafts and also see crafts people at work including glass blowers in one of the three glass factories.

After Ta’Qali you will visit Mosta, which is only a couple of minutes away, where you will visit the Mosta Church,  known as the Mosta Dome, third only to St Peter's in Rome and St Sophia in Istanbul.

You will end this tour at the San Anton gardens in Attard, these gardens were laid out by the Grand Master Antoine de Paule as grounds to his summer residence, San Anton Palace. From 1802 to 1964, the Palace was the official residence of the British Governor, and nowadays it is the residence of the Maltese President. The garden is a botanical delight with mature trees, old stone urns, fountains, ponds and formal flower beds.

Included :

Local Guide

Pickup / Drop off from / to Hotel by air-conditioned vehicle

Lunch in Rabat

Other Information :

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Photos :

View of the Mdina Cathedral and bastionsView of the Mdina BastionsThe Mdina Cathedral imposing facadeSunrise over MdinaMdina Cathedral Old narrow streets of MdinaSt Paul's CatacombsSt Paul's CatacombsSt Paul's CatacombsView of the Dingli CliffsSmall chapel on the edge of the cliffsView of Filfla from Dingli cliffsTa Qali crafts villageGlass blowers at Ta QaliThe Mosta dome from insideThe Mosta ChrurchThe palace inside the San Anton GardensSan Anton Gardens