Malta’s famed sister Island Gozo is only a short 15 minute ferry ride away from the mainland, but the crossing time seems even shorter thanks to the magnificent views on the approach.

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Take in stunning vistas of the islands of Comino, the Mgarr Harbour, and if you’re lucky, the odd dolphin racing the ferry boat. A must see for all those who visit Malta.

But the views don’t end with your arrival. The combination of Gozo’s hilly landscape and well preserved countryside offers visitors ample sightseeing opportunities. Scramble up the arduous yet rewarding path to the Gurdan Lighthouse in Ghasri where you’ll be treated to magnificent land and sea views stretching out miles before your eyes.

Like Malta, Gozo’s colourful history abounds, from the fascinating temples at Ggantija (A Unesco World Heritage Site that predates the Egyptian Pyramids), to the picturesque and well-preserved fortifications of the Citadella in Rabat, Gozo’s bustling capital.

Travellers to Gozo used to Malta’s rather arid landscape, are in for a treat, especially if they happen to visit during the Spring or Winter. The hilly landscape is notably greener and more fertile than its larger counterpart, and thanks to far lower population density, the Island of Gozo is perfect for nature walks, taking trekkers through some challenging and beautiful terrain.

For the hedonists looking to perfect their tans, the beaches on this sun-drenched island abound, and many are quite accessible and easy to reach by public transport. Sun seekers can spend the day hopping from one spectacular beach to another. Most notably, Ramla il-Hamra is a fine sandy beach with crystal clear blue sea. The beach is found at the bottom of an untouched valley in the village of Ghasri.

Gozo is the epitome of a truly Mediterranean destination. Quaint villages with narrow streets, rustic bars and restaurants serving traditional food (try the local specialities Rabbit or Ravioli stuffed with goat’s cheese) and wine, and a vibrant village life, where time seems to slow down to a crawl. Possibly though, the most quintessentially Mediterranean characteristic of all abounds on this little island – Hospitality. Gozitans are quieter, and more understated than their more egregious Maltese cousins, but their warmth and welcome is the stuff of legend.

A 4x4 Adventure in Gozo

Rent a jeep or quad-bike, grab a map and set out for an exciting off-road adventure on Gozo's country roads!
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Annual Events in Gozo

Be it winter, spring, summer or autumn, Gozo’s calendar of events is full to the brim with something for everyone to enjoy.
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Carnival in Gozo

The piousness of the Gozitans is well known. Religion has been a source of succour in times of strife, unifying the Gozitans in their faith (except for the friendly Festa rivalries), so it’s little wonder that the Islanders take their religious festivities so seriously.
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Culture and the Arts in Gozo

With a small cultural community, representations of the arts and culture are sometimes hard to spot in Malta and Gozo, but a closer look shows that cultural events are waiting at every corner.
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Cycling & Hiking in Gozo

If hiking is your thing, pack light and be prepared for some challenging routes and beautiful panoramic views.
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Experiencing Gozo by Boat

Taking a boat trip around Gozo or chartering you own vessel is a perfect way to experience the island's treasures and its surrounding Mediterranean Sea.
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From Farm to Table - A Guide to Gozo's Culinary Landscape

As any gastronome will tell you, the ability of Mediterranean Islanders to create incredible food with such limited resources is nothing short of miraculous.
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Horse Riding & Carriage Tours in Gozo

"When you are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have." - Sir Winston Churchill
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Kayaking around Gozo

For sea-lovers, few things come close to the experience of a kayak on open seas.
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Landscape & Geography of Gozo

Gozo is only 5 km to the Northwest of Malta and just under 96 Kilometres from Sicily. This small island is 67 Kilometres squared, yet has a population density only slightly higher than that of Cyprus.
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Nightlife in Gozo

Nightlife in the form of nightclubs and discotheques in Gozo does not compare to the scale or choice available in the focused party atmosphere of Paceville in Malta.
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Religious Customs on Gozo

Gozo’s connection to religious worship is deeply rooted and dates back over 7,000 years. Throughout its long history, the Island has hosted a variety of belief systems.
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Rock Climbing in Gozo

Gozo offers an ideal location for climbing with a range of beautiful and challenging coastal cliffs as well as a temperate climate.
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Rural Tourism in Gozo

Gozo, the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of life.
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Self-Catering Holidays in Gozo

For many, the self-catering option is more than just a way of stretching the holiday budget - it’s a whole different experience.
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Spa Retreats in Gozo

Gozo is the ideal place to relax, unwind and reenergise
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Sports in Gozo

Although very small, Malta’s sister island, ; Gozo, is teaming with sporting activities.
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The Beaches of Gozo

When it comes to the beaches of Gozo, there’s a fitting Maltese proverb that says “The essence is found in the smallest of bottles”.
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The Cittadella

Standing proudly atop the heights of Gozo’s capital Victoria is the Island’s most recongnizable landmark – the Cittadella.
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The Typical Festa in Gozo

When it comes to a village festa, the Gozitan’s go all out with colourful decorations which line the streets, a marching band to entertain the crowds, beautiful fireworks which light up the sky and not to mention, mouthwatering traditional delicacies.
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Victoria, the Capital City

Victoria, or Rabat – its original name, is a bustling little capital in the centre of Gozo. While only 3 square Kilometres, the tiny town is packed with quaint shops, traditional bars, and exquisite restaurants.
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What to Do in Gozo

This tiny Mediterranean island offers up a plethora of activities throughout the year, keeping even the most jaded travellers entertained.
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