The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta, MDN 1050, Malta | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mdina

Mdina walled city

A travel blog entry by karenbrian


Medina was one the capital of Malta, it sits on top of the hill in the centre of the island over looking the island in all directions.
A beautiful example of Baroque and medieval architecture....all in limestone and beautifully preserved. St Paul the apostle is believed to have lived here in the grotto (now named Grotto of St Paul) after he was ...

Planes and Crafts!

A travel blog entry by cristinazoghbi


I've accepted rides from strangers in many countries, never in Canada for some strange reason although it might be safe. That day, as I walked to the Aviation Museum from the bus stop which wasn’t really that far but with the heat I felt like I was melting, at least 3 cars stopped and offered to drive my destination. I politely refused until the fourth car stopped. I refused at first and that elderly man insisted with ...

Mdina Grand Prix

A travel blog entry by cristinazoghbi


After grabbing my usual late lunch snack whish comprised of a slice of pizza, a ricotta cheese pastizzi and a fig or nougat ice cream, I walked over to Mdina. My first impression was an abandoned glorious fortress. It was the afternoon, so the place was packed with tourists and I hardly saw any locals except those working in shops. The gate of the city were magnificent, so majestic… I wondered there a while and ...


A travel blog entry by n.wilson.photog

... this when I get home. After lunch, we spent a couple of hours walking around Mdina which I found out is where some of the "Game of Thrones" was filmed. The Metropolitan Cathedral opened up just in time for us to be able to stop in and take photos. Again the architecture was simply amazing, with a centralized dome with an occulus window at the top. You could also see the whole of Malta from the view areas. It was breathtaking and I spent a good amount of time taking photos. ...

Insulam Apostolus

A travel blog entry by brookskeith


... are astonishingly ornate, sentinels of conspicious wealth generationally lavished upon every corner of this island. From every insular spot one can easily see cathedrals, churches and chapels. Paul's accidental visit inoculated the cellular identity of this place with such a potent Christian faith that through numerous historical waves of conquerors, threats, seige and bombardment their faith in Christ saved their ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, is near Paceville, Spinola Bay, Marsaxlokk Bay, and St. George's Bay.
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