TOUR TA' SAN PAWL F' MALTA
Tour ta' San Pawl f' Malta
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Date & Time: Special Event on the PH of St. Paul's Feast 10th February at 10AM
Meeting Point: Mdina Main Gate (Look out for the yellow umbrella)
Duration: 3 hours
Price: €12 (does not include entrance to the catacombs €6* - optional)
10th February is a Public Holiday in Malta. Colour my Travel will be organising a cultural family-friendly event on this Public Holiday to commemorate this event. Join us for a St. Paul’s Shipwreck Special Edition of our Complete Mdina Tour.
The area occupied by Mdina has been inhabited since at least the Bronze Age. The Phoenicians and Romans established their own settlements here, but the modern name and layout of the city reflect Arab rule, before the Normans firmly established it as the country's capital. Although the construction of Valletta lessened its importance, a strong earthquake in 1693 led to reconstruction, and a revival of the city. Since that time, Mdina has changed very little.
Take a journey back in time with our guide through the narrow streets of the city, while admiring the magnificent palazzos and churches in the city’s unique mix of medieval and baroque styles, as well as the spectacular panoramas from the high bastion walls. You will learn about the colourful history of Mdina, and the many sieges it endured, offering shelter and protection to the Maltese population against frequent pirate attacks; and of course legends associated with St. Paul - Malta’s patron saint.
The walk will then proceed to the nearby town of Rabat, for a guided tour of the St. Paul’s Catacombs.
Learn more about:
St. Agatha’s Chapel
The Banca Giuratale
The Mdina Cathedral
The Carmelite Church and Priory
Palazzo Santa Sofia
The Basilica of St. Paul, Rabat
St. Paul’s Grotto
...and much more!
Other Notes: Tour will finish at St. Paul’s Catacombs in Rabat. ENTRANCE TICKETS ARE NOT INCLUDED.
* Ticket prices for the catacombs are as follows:
Adults (18 - 59 years): €6.00
Youths (12 - 17 years), Senior Citizens (60 years & over), and Students: €4.50
Children (6 - 11 years): €3.50
Infants (1 - 5 years): Free
COVID19 MEASURES: May we remind you that it is important to wear your masks at all times during the tour. It is mandatory by law! Our tours are of small numbers, therefore it is very important to maintain social distancing throughout the whole tour. Guides are equipped with sound amplifiers so that you will still be able to hear them if you are far away.
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