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see Città VecchiaCittà Vecchia
[Ital.,=old city], Città Notabile,
or Notabile
, Maltese Mdina
, town, central Malta. It was the capital of Malta until supplanted by Valletta (1570).
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The fortified medieval town of Mdina is another must-visit; the former capital of Malta has unforgettable views of the island from its hill-top location.
Sports fans can choose between the Mdina Classic Grand Prix, with the elegant Arabic walled city as the backdrop for the thrilling race (October 1213), or the glitz of the Rolex Middle Sea Race watching cruisers set off from Valletta's historic Grand Harbour (October 19) for a 606mile journey.
Arch rivals The ancient, 4000-year-old capital of Malta, Mdina (a walled town, known as the Silent City), has been used in GoT.
The island's 800-year-old former capital, Mdina is a traffic-free hilltop city made of glowing golden limestone whose film-star good looks made it a regular on Game Of Thrones.
Mdina was the Roman centre of Malta, and walking through its impressive gates today is like walking into history itself.
Seven nights' three-star half-board hotel accommodation, return flights and transfers Valletta, Mdina & the Wonders of Malta 8 days from PS719 Flying direct from an airport near you, 11, 18 Mar, 15, 16 Apr, 21, 28 Oct, 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov & 2 Dec 2019 Discover one of the Mediterranean's most historic and welcoming islands, together with its exquisite greener sister-isle Gozo.
Aquilina presents his study in ten chapters organized around three main focuses: discussion of Zerafa's life and career; research on the manuscript sources of sacred music written by Zerafa and still preserved in the archives (Archivium Cathedralis Melitensis) of the Mdina Cathedral (Mdina, Malta); and analysis of all 148 sacred vocal works written by Zerafa.
Tour highlights Get to know Malta's capital, Valletta, Spend a day on sister island Gozo Explore the island's interior, including historic Mosta and 'silent city' Mdina Valletta's 'Three Cities' An evening in a traditional restaurant Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Seven nights' three-star half-board hotel *Book by 14 Feb 2018 quoting code JANSH8.
Dakar, the capital, features the ancient Mdina district and esteemed Muse Thodore Monod, displaying African art.
Head inland for a visit to the fortified city of Mdina to experience medieval streets and fantastic food.
Further, Super Break is offering chartered flight services to Malta, including a full day tour to Gozo Calypso Island, nightfall tour to Mdina and an option to add on a visit to European Capital of Culture 2018, Valletta.