About Gozo
Gozo

Being the second largest island in an archipelago of five, Gozo is known for its tranquility where one can sink in relaxation, away from the hustle and bustle of the busy cities. This tranquility originates from its stunning beaches, its rural villages, and its historical landmarks. These can be explored through a range of activities such as quad biking, horse riding, jeep tours, and so on. Gozo is also renowned for traditional, rustic farmhouses with pool.

What truly marks Gozo as a go-to destination is its culture which is fixed in tradition. This can be appreciated through its on-going activities dating back to centuries ago; such as the unique Carnival activities in February and the traditional local village festivities during the summer months. What truly marks Gozo as a go-to destination is its culture which is fixed in tradition. This can be appreciated through its on-going activities dating back to centuries ago; such as the unique Carnival activities in February and the traditional local village festivities during the summer months.

Scenic Beaches

Considering that Gozo is an island, every nook and cranny of the island is a beach, and all of them are just heaven on earth.

Dwejra

Home of the inland sea, one of the most spectacular natural landmarks on the island. Dwejra instills a ‘love at first sight’ relationship with any tourist. Other remarkable sceneries here include the Fungus Rock, sheer cliffs, and the Blue Cave. Also, at Dwejra there are small traditional fishing boats that take you from the Inland Sea through the Blue Cave, where one can view at first hand the beautiful blue colours of the sea within, into the open Mediterranean.

Ramla Bay

Ramla Bay is the most sought-after sandy beach in Gozo, famous for its deep reddish-gold hue. The bay itself is surrounded by dunes and nestles and one can enjoy long days there as the facilities of deck chairs, umbrellas, food and ice-cream are available.

Wied il-Ghasri

This photogenic beach is very popular with divers who like to explore the underwater caves. It is true paradise for those seeking a quiet and isolated bathing area.

Mgarr ix-Xini

This is a sheltered beach between two headlands and is situated on the Northern part of the island, precisely on the limits of Xewkija. This small picturesque bay lies within a creek and a steep-sided valley.

Dahlet Qorrot

A small hidden bay in a beautiful farmer’s valley close to in-Nadur offers a small pebbly beach surrounded by the typical lime stone the rocks, the perfect spot to observe the local fisherman preparing their boats for tomorrow’s trip.

Hondoq ir-Rummien

Located on the Eastern site of the Island, this Bay offers a stunning view to the Island Comino, a white sandy beach and crystal clear sea to unwind and relax. A small kiosk and various water sports complement your perfect day of tranquillity and fun.

Marsalforn

This seaside village is filled with small beaches scattered across every corner. From sandy beaches to rocky ones, Marsalforn is a village full of different kinds of beaches ideal for all ages.

Xlendi Bay

Another coastal village perfect for snorkeling and diving in its sea. This inlet is ideal for people of all ages due to its shallow waters and sandy bay. Just like Marsalforn, it is the hub of activity during summer time.

Attractions

Activities

Cycling and Hiking

If you love adventure, Gozo has tones of routes and hills to discover. Whether you prefer to rent a bicycle, or go by walk, Gozo is able to give you the adventure of a lifetime.

Horse Riding

If you are an animal person and want a relaxing take to discover Gozo’s beautiful countryside, be sure to opt for horse riding. All horses are well-trained, and horse riding is as much fun as it is popular.

Jeep Tours and Quad Biking

To explore the hidden treasure of Gozo and its charms, quad biking or jeep tours are ideal as they take you to local gems that locals do not even know about.

Diving

Especially during the summer, Gozo’s warm client, blue waters and marine life make Gozo the perfect holding diving destination.

Gozo Segway Tours

This newly introduced tour is sought-after by many. It differs from the rest of the tours as one gets to go around driving an electric means of transportation.

Kayak Tours

Kayak tours in Gozo are ideal for discovering all the beaches and its caves and it is a fun for couples and families. The tour guide will pace the trip to your abilities and make sure you have time to explore.

Calypso Train

Travelling from Victoria to Xaghra with ongoing commentary, the train is different than the rest of the activities yet fun to travel and view the major landmarks along the way.

Sea Excursions & Boat Charters

The ideal way to appreciate the Maltese coastline is from a boat. Gozo offers a number of cruises from the local harbors which give you a new experience from a different angle.

Events

Carnival

The Carnival season happening just before lent is the most colourful event in the Gozo calendar. Carnival is set over five day with young and old alike dressing up in colourful costumes and covering their faces in outrageous masks. In Gozo, the main activities take place in It-Tokk in Victoria which involve floats, elaborate costumes, and dancing; and in Nadur which is based on spontaneity and the sense of humor in the mocking attire.

Village
Festivities

Every week during summer marks a different village festa in Gozo where the patron saint is revered and celebrated. Festas mark a colourful display of fireworks and catherine wheels, joyous processions and late-night partying.

Finally, for the 
Gourmet part

Gozo is bustling with restaurants serving both local and international cuisines. When in Gozo, one can rest assured that they will be welcomed with open arms, as Gozitans are quite friendly and are always willing to help out.

For further information about sights, upcoming events, and recreational activities log onto visitgozo.com