Visiting Mdina – The Silent City, Mosta Dome and Rabat by night

English language Summer School in Malta, Verbalists students visiting Mosta Dome
It has been great to see again, after the Covid pandemic break, Verbalists students from all over the world coming together in Malta to have beautiful experiences, make life-long friendships and give themselves brighter futures. Click on the photo to enlarge it

Going abroad to learn English is a unique experience and there’s more to taking an English course than just lessons. There is a general saying “I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand,” well, that’s why we always make sure that our students, especially young learners, attend fun language learning programs, filled with the diverse social activities. The Summer School in Malta is one of those programs.

The Vacation English Plus Course in Malta is famous for its exciting activities and excursions that help young learners make the most of the sun, sea and culture. This popular program offers countless opportunities to learn English outside of the classroom. One favorite social activity for our students is a guided tour to Mdina and Rabat – by night. Perhaps, the delicious cakes and ice creams at Fontanella have something to do with that, too. 🙂

Summer School in Malta - Activity Leaders, IELS School Malta, Verbalists
Our partner in Malta, Institute for English Language Studies (IELS) is one of the leading European schools, offering our students a fantastic combination of top-notch, high-tech facilities as well as academic excellence and world-renowned teaching expertise. Photo: IELS activity leaders

Mdina is a fortified medieval town, located on a large hill in the center of Malta. It used to be the capital of Malta, and with its narrow streets, architecture, many palaces, few inhabitants and beautiful views over the Island, it is truly a magical town. It is also called the ‘Silent City’ because of its quiet streets and strict vehicle restrictions (only 250 people live here)…entering Mdina is like stepping back in time.

Although Mdina is a silent city, there is one beautiful cafe hidden in that city wall. Fontanella Tea Garden is just a few minutes’ walk from the city gate, situated at the end of the wall overlooking the view of the island of Malta from the bastion. From here we were able to see practically half of the island sparkling in front of our eyes. Apart from the magnificent views, Fontanella is also famous for its amazing, homemade cakes – a visit here is our absolute must whenever we go to Mdina!


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