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Address: | Next to Domus Romana, Rabat Interchange, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta

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Trailing back the days through this old town

A pleasure journey through this old town , an innovative way which can conclude a beautiful day visit of Rabat and Mdina . The commentary was clear and children would definitely... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Naxxar, Malta
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Naxxar, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A pleasure journey through this old town , an innovative way which can conclude a beautiful day visit of Rabat and Mdina . The commentary was clear and children would definitely love this . A bit on high end when it comes to pricing for families

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As can be clearly seen on the route map it doesn't go into Mdina. Having already walked around Mdina and seen the Mdina experience film we were ready to see Rabat and the surrounding area. This tour gave us just what we wanted. Nice clear commentary in English and French.

Thank RobertinHerts
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used this when we went to Mdina to see the surrounding areas. The train doesn't go into Mdina (nothing does, its walking only) but it goes around Rabat and the surrounding areas.

Thank BookAddictedMissy
Theydon Bois, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Did the little train ride art the start of our visit here. It doesn't actually go into Mdina, but goes through Rabat and the surrounding areas. There is a good commentary and you get to see views that you would not otherwise take time to see. Well worth a go

Thank Cllr_John_Philip
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41 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We paid 10euro for two to be driven around scenic spots. It was around the old town, and was very pleasant and gave you a rest from all the walking around! Friendly man driver and rang the bell and stops so you can take photo and explains over the mike the history as he goes along!

Thank Mary M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Took you round the town which once you've seen one house you've seen the whole island ,it killed 1/2 hour I surpose

Thank lilolilLondoner
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We only went on this because it was part of an inclusive-ticket we had purchased earlier. If you have to pay (5 Euro), I'd suggest you give it a miss. The train tours the streets of Rabat, and you do get some nice views - BUT, you'll get the same/better views from the Mdina city walls which you're going to... More 

Thank Stephen A
north wales
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I love these little land trains and I always make an effort to have a ride on them. I saw this one as soon as I arrived in Rabat.It does a circular tour around Rabat and the nearby countryside. It takes just under 30 minutes and costs just €5.00

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Msida, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

It was such a pleasant ride when I went that I wouldn't mind to have a go again. It has such a pleasant route and one can hear the explanation of the whereabouts you are passing through. Definetely recommend it !!

Thank Phoenix309
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

On the day we visited it was close to 30C There are innumerable attractions to see Mdina is full of like minded tourists Not a must do but enjoyable none the less if you want to avoid the hustle and bustle

Thank John M

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