Medieval Mayhem in Mdina: Dark and Dangerous 15th Century Malta

Power-hungry nobles, and deadly plagues collide in a world of intrigue, betrayal, and forbidden love. If you’re unsure what to see in Mdina, join our Malta Tours
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History made exciting! Pirates, Sieges, Prostitutes and Slaves!

Tour Details

Overview

What to see in Mdina? Step back in time as we journey through Medieval Mdina, a city shrouded in mystery. But in the year 1425, the city was anything but peaceful during our Malta Tours

Discover why danger lurked at every turn, and civil wars raged between power-hungry nobles and seafaring, piratical Knights. Feel the weight of history as you wander through the narrow medieval off beaten streets. See and touch the rough stone walls that have withstood the test of time and more.

As you explore Mdina’s silent streets, you’ll get a taste of what life was like during this dark, turbulent time and hear of a world of intrigue, adultery, and forbidden love.

Take in the panoramic views from atop the ramparts, a stark reminder of the many dangers that once loomed over the city. From the threat of invasion to the deadly plague lurking in the shadows, you’ll gain a deep appreciation for the daily struggles of those who called this place home from 1425 to 1430, a period not truly covered in other Malta Tours

Amidst this chaos, uncover how a select few noble families rose to power using calculated tactics and shrewd political maneuvering. Through their triumphs and tragedies, you’ll discover how these noble families shaped the future of Malta and the Mediterranean, leaving a lasting legacy that still echoes through the ages in a real Game of Thrones played out in Mdina.

So come join us on this unforgettable journey through the history and secrets of Mdina’s silent streets.

Tour Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the hauntingly silent yet richly textured medieval streets of Mdina, where every twist and turn reveals a new layer of history as well as the life of past characters struggling to survive amidst the chaos. We bring out the best of what to see in Mdina.

  • Explore the scandalous world of medieval Maltese sex, marriage, and infidelity, as your guide shares stories you won’t find on Google or on other Malta Tours!

  • Experience the breath-taking views of Malta from atop Mdina’s ancient walls, where today’s peaceful panorama belies the many dangers that once threatened this city.

  • Re-live the time as your guide, dressed in authentic costume, portrays a real character who once roamed these medieval streets

Tour Theme

Isolation and Belonging – Fear and Courage Overcoming Adversity – Morality and Ethical Dilemmas – Desire for Justice – Quest for Identity

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 and another little-known Game of Thrones filming location
  • 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 Tour Guide, portraying a real 15th century 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, 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 prioritize 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]

Prefer joining a scheduled tour?

Prefer a shared adventure? Our scheduled tour is your jam. Click 'Book a Scheduled Tour' below to view our scheduled tours calendar and join equally awesome folks.

Joseph Howard Memorial (next to the Public Toilets left side of Mdina Gate)
May 4, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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Joseph Howard Memorial (next to the Public Toilets left side of Mdina Gate)
May 18, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
€0.00 per person
Joseph Howard Memorial (next to the Public Toilets left side of Mdina Gate)
April 22, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
€0.00 per person

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