A Real Mdina Game of Thrones: Worlds will collide!

Witness real power struggles, betrayal, and political intrigue of Malta’s medieval nobles in Mdina
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This Tour is a must do in Malta. This is amazing. It kept us in suspense and wanting more. Can’t wait till the next one! Thanks.

Tour Details

Overview

Explore the iconic filming locations of Game of Throne and other Malta top attractions. But don’t expect to find dragons or White Walkers on this Mdina Game of Thrones tour. With every step you take through the silent streets of Mdina, you’ll be transported back in time to a world of political intrigue, power struggles, and love affairs that will leave you breathless.

In Mdina during the year 1425, the winds of change are coming, for “summer is coming.” Sunny Malta may not be as dark as Westeros, but the cool summer breeze brings with it the promise of danger.

Discover the fascinating stories of medieval Malta. Learn about the equally strong women who fought alongside their husbands in times of war, complex relationships and the harsh reality of sex in a God-fearing world.

This tour offers a glimpse into a fascinating and tumultuous period where power, love, survival, and greed were constantly at odds. You’ll hear stories of heroes who became villains, honourable men who became traitors, and the treachery and unpredictability of medieval life that shaped it all.

But the tour is not just about the darker aspects of history. You’ll also hear tales of romance, adventure, and the wit and humour of the time. And in a world dominated by men, discover the powerful women who stood their ground and fought for their rights.

Join us on this unforgettable journey through the history and secrets of Mdina’s elite. With adultery, forced marriages, invasions, and epic sieges, this tour is a must for any Game of Thrones fan who wants to experience the thrill of the real-life game of thrones.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience a real Mdina Game of Thrones in the actual filming locations of the medieval streets of Mdina as well as other Malta top attractions, where you’ll hear about scheming Maltese nobles who could fit perfectly into the series.
  • Discover the world of women during Medieval Malta, exploring their lives in marriage and infidelity, during times of peace and war.
  • Take in the awe-inspiring views of Malta from the top of Mdina’s ancient walls, where our ancestors once gazed out at the dangers that the summer breeze could bring.
  • Step back in time and relive the past as your guide, dressed in authentic period costume, portrays a real character who once walked these very same medieval streets.

Tour Theme

Medieval Mdina’s similarities and comparisons to Game of Thrones – Mdina Game of Thrones Locations iwith real medieval stories – Complex and cunning characters from Malta’s medieval past – Perilous situations and risk taking – Struggle and the thin line between good and evil – Medieval Life in Malta –

Location Highlights

  • Mdina Main Gate (Game of Thrones King’s Landing entrance Season 1)
  • Mdina Dungeons
  • Vilhena Palace
  • St Agatha’s Chapel
  • Palazzo Inguanez
  • Palazzo Gatto Murina
  • Mesquita Square (Game of Thrones Brothel scene and duel between Ned Stark & Jamie Lannister Season 1)
  • Greeks’ Gate
  • St Nicholas Street
  • Santa Sophia Street
  • Palazzo Santo Sofia
  • Mdina Main Square with a view of Mdina Cathedral
  • St. Roque’s Chapel
  • Palazzo Falzon
  • Bastion Square
  • Old Medieval Tower
  • Ramparts with Panoramic view

Further Information

• Comfortable walking shoes. • A hat in summer (although the narrow streets will be mostly shaded). • Warm clothes in winter as Mdina can be chilly.
Professional Maltese Licensed Tour Guide, in costume portraying a real medieval character to better tell this remarkable story.
Entry to buildings is not included.
Participants must be 16 years old or above due to adult content involving sex, adultery, violence and more.
Our tours typically have a small group size to ensure a personalized experience.
The tour will only be cancelled in case of extreme weather conditions.
Unless there is extreme rainfall, the tour will still happen. If the tour is cancelled, we will notify you beforehand and refund your order. We will always prioritise the safety and comfort of our clients first.
Your journey begins at the very top of this page. First step is to head to the top of page, and kindly fill in the details of your ideal date, preferred tour and add any extra tidbits that can jazz up your experience. Then just click on “Send Booking request” and we’ll be in touch with you within 48hours Once we’ve established a date and time and sorted all the details, we will provide details for a minimum €20 deposit. The rest of the amount is paid on the date of the tour. Deposits are refundable if tours cancelled at least 48 hours before and via email on: [email protected]
Cancellations or change of bookings are only allowed if received via email notification on [email protected] at least 48 hours before the tour commences.
Our tours are designed to be safe and enjoyable for all clients. We prioritise safety above all else and work with experienced guides and tour operators to ensure that all activities are conducted safely.
The tour is on even paved ground. However, 5 steps must be tackled to go on top of the ramparts to witness the panoramic views.
The tour includes around 17 stops.
The route, sights, and topics may vary slightly depending on weather and any building works.
Approximately half an hour of walking is involved.
Yes, all tours must be booked in advanced.
The meeting place is 5 minutes away from a public car park and the bus stop is less than 5 minutes’ walk away.
A Public bathroom available at the meeting place.
Yes, the tour is offered in English.
Although much appreciated, it is solely up to you to decide whether or not to tip your tour guide.
Just email us on [email protected] and we will be glad to help out.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in with your guide.

Tour Pricing

Group Size

Price

1 to 2 people

€ 140

3 to 4 people

€160

5 to 10 people

€210

11 to 15 people

€250

16 to 30 people

€350

30 or more people

€450

Have any questions?

Wondering about something? If it's not in sight or a bit fuzzy don't hesitate! Email us at [email protected]

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