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Mdina, Rabat & Mtarfa Tourist Sightseeing Train Tour

Mdina, Rabat & Mtarfa Tourist Sightseeing Train Tour
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Experience Malta’s only ‘Quality Assured Visitor Attraction’ sightseeing train tour service that departs every hour from a terminus next to the Domus Romana (Roman Villa) Mdina, near public transport Bus interchange and a short walk from Mdina Main...more
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Domus Romana, Museum Street, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This train ride takes you through Rabat, Mtarfa and Mdina showing you interesting historical places and also views. A commentary is done throughout the trip in various languages. It is a good family ride, children will definitely love it. It is also a seasonal ride...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank d0ris236
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Love this little train. Best way to find out about rabbat and the local history good fun for adults as well as kids.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LeoEdinburgh
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We took a Taxi to Medina and Rabat with about 4 hours to see the sights. Medina's old city is a photographers dream but also with plenty of museums, churches and attractions. We bought a discounted ticket that gives access to the natural history museum,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AlexC157
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We spent 16 amazing days in Malta with Rabat being our home base, which suited us perfectly as we prefer the quietness of the smaller towns. Although small it was filled with so much history and so many stories. There was an endless number of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This train gives a good overview of the area but I would rather have spent the time seeing more important places. The train is pretty uncomfortable.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MusicalArt
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

€5 only to go.all around Rabat and surrounding area. The only way to get a "complete" view of Mdina if you don't have a car. Interesting history summary. Really good value for money (compared to €35 for a 20 minute horse drawn carriage ride around...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Had a nice little train tour around Mdena and Rabat, the driver was very friendly and knowledgeable of the area.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ANTONIO R
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Fascinating overview of the history of mtarfa, Rabat and outer mdina, reasonably priced at €5 per ticket. Views of Mdina and western Malta from some incredible vantage points

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 296jamiew
Reviewed 17 April 2017

It was included in a ticket we bought to get into 3 area historic sights so we went. Streets in this area are really bumpy and combined with the hard plastic train seats makes for a hard ride. Most of ride is on narrow side...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Rbattis
Reviewed 27 March 2017

If you are visiting Mdina and the area it may be worth having a ride on this if you like that sort of thing. There isn't that much of interest to see in Rabat though, so it is basically a ride on the train for...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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3 April 2016|
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Response from 846frederickf | Reviewed this property |
The train is located outside Mdina - in front of the Domus Romana. This is a trackless train and really something to combine with touring Mdina. It is only about 30 minutes but gives you an opportunity to see a little bit... More
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25 March 2016|
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Response from W873HFrichardc | Reviewed this property |
Tickets available on the "train" itself. Not sure though that it is worth the ride.
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Bron S
27 September 2015|
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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes it runs all year
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