Gozo Travel Guide

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Gozo Things to Do

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  • Ta' Pinu Church

    The Church of Ta Pinu is a pilgrimage to the island of Gozo, is one of the tourist spot on the island, inside the church if you walk through behind the altar you will find an area where many stuff being save from many years, such as a wooden legs, crutches and even a foreskin in a jar, there are message attach in each cards and you can read why...

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  • Azure Window

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    What I find amazing about this place is that it is simply spectacular any time of the year. Whether you are left amazed by the impressive waves crashing high inside the azure window or wondering around the place on a sunny day, this is a must visit any time of the year. Unfortunately the window is short-lived as it will eventually collapse. ...

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  • Xlendi

    Compared to Marsalforn, Xlendi is not as much an open place however the cliffs surrounding the little bay are amazing. Actually there is no beach but a flat rocky part from where one can jump to the sea or else through ladders. Watching sunsets here is amazing. The best part is a walk towards Kantra which is a valley on the left hand side of the...

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Gozo Hotels

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Gozo Restaurants

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  • Tasty pastizzi and ftiras in Victoria!

    During a day trip to Gozo in December 2013 we found ourselves wandering the streets of the capital, Victoria, looking for a quick snack.That is when we discovered, quite by chance, Tal-Lajku Pastizzeria & Confectionery on Main Gate Street.This hole-in-the-wall bakery features a number of glass counters displaying a wide selection of pastries and...

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  • Excellent Rib Eye Steak!

    It was my first time dining here since La Stanza opened under new management. I have to say I really loved the place. The ambiance is very inviting while the food was of prime quality. As a place it might be a little hard to find but those places are usually the ones who offer the best food. It is located in the outskirts of Victoria The staff was...

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  • Great Food at Reasonable prices

    The A' La Carte outside and inside areas, both have an inviting ambience. Candles lit and tables set ready for dinner. Chairs clean. There is a vast choice to choose from in the A' La Carte Menu. The restaurant also has another area which caters for snacks and crepes. I love seafood. I visit this restaurant especially for the tagliatelle ai frutti...

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Gozo Nightlife

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  • Cisk time

    Cisk is the local beer brand available in 4 types : CISK LAGER BEERCISK PREMIUM LAGER BEERCISK EXCELCISK EXTRA STRONG LAGER BEER.Cisk lager beer was one of my favorite thirst-quencher on warmer days. The taste has a well-balanced character, a rich hop aroma and pleasant bitterness combined with a mild astringency. Cisk has won several international...

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  • Gozo by night

    Summer 2010! How can I forget that World Cup "Vive Espana!! :)"and of course my last holiday in the beautiful Isle of Gozo!!! Time went by so quickly between Ramla Bay beach during the day and the town of Marsalforn at night! Marsalforn cannot be compared to the crazy caos of Paceville in Malta where I found lots of youngster running around drunk....

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  • Time to Partyyyy

    Nightlife in the form of clubs and discos is somewhat limited in Gozo when you compare it to the amped up, concentrated party atmosphere of Paceville on the island of Malta. But there is a selection of nightclubs in Victoria and also a disco near Xlendi. Special events involving popular DJ's as well as 80's Nights and 70's Nights are advertised by...

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Gozo Transportation

  • Clean grey buses

    It could be sometimes useful to take the bus in Gozo, but the island is quite easy and beautiful to walk.

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  • Gozo by jeep with MTS Gozo

    Gozo is a small island but its not easy to explore its hidden beauties. If you tend to go by bus you ll end up going to the usual attractions highlighted on guide books. We booked a jeep tour with MTS Gozo services. They have their office right at Mgarr harbour once you arrive with the ferry. Easy to find and Sylvia is very helpful. Paul the driver...

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  • Car rental

    Car hire is the best way to travel around in Gozo, you are free and no hassleIn the island is no traffic in compare to Malta. If you have rented a car in Malta, you can take your car with you on the ferry boat for 15.70 euro plus extra 4.65 euro for a passenger and you are set for everythingIn Gozo Mgarr Harbour, where the ferry from Malta arrives,...

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Gozo Shopping

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  • Gozo Glass

    Glass blowing on the islands of Malta is a tradition steep in history. The diverse colors are inspired by the blue and green waters of the Mediterranean the sandy beaches and the beautiful sunsets.Gozo Glass is a locally owned family business established in 1989, employing a team of craftsmen from nearby villages at the western end of this tiny...

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  • Xlendi – shopping for knitted jackets

    The most authentic "Gozitan" souvenir is definitely Gozo lace. All over the island are small shops selling beautiful lace items and in some of them can be also seen old ladies showing how the lace is done.Knitted jackets are also on sale everywhere in Gozo.In Xlendi in particular I found a couple of small shops, located on the promenade or near...

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  • Victoria open market

    Even though Gozo is pretty small, there are a certain number of small shops, mini-markets and lately some renowned European chain outlets have also opened in Gozo. In Victoria's main square, Pjazza Indipendenza, is a traditional open market.Shops generally open Monday to Fridays between 08:00 – 12:30 and 16:00 – 19:00. Saturdays, most shops open...

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Gozo Local Customs

  • Colorful local boats

    You can't miss the local traditional fishing boat with these bright colors as yellow, green, red and blue. This boat called "luzzu" is one of the maltese symbols. The Phoenician eyes are often painted at the bow in order to protect the boat and to get an abundant fishing.

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  • Free salt

    The local salt evaporation ponds will offer you some amazing and picturesque coastal perspectives. After filling some shallow pools, the seawater is drawn out by natural solar evaporation. At the end only the salt remains and could be harvested. An ingenious and costless system to extract the marine salt.

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  • The citadel – Our Lady of Soledad niche

    The niche with the statue of Our Lady of Soledad is located within the walls of the Citadel, opposite the Cathedral in the square.The niche was made in 1896, but it is said that the statue dates back to 1559.

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Gozo Warnings and Dangers

  • 4 EVENLY GARDENS - XAGHRA, GOZO - POOR...

    4 EVENLY GARDENS IN XAGHRA, GOZO - OWNED BY FIDELMA BERGINWhen you find an ad for a property, you obviously have things in mind that you require for your own personal situation and when you find that place, you expect to find all those features in working order because after all, it's what you are paying for. We found this property on a popular...

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  • Queues for ferry to Malta

    Take always into mind that on Sundays or at the end of holidays, there might be a quite a long queue of cars waiting to embark on their way back to Malta island. Gozo is a favorite place for holiday breaks...

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  • Mad taxi drivers

    If you find yourself taking the ferry to the island of Gozo be aware of the taxi drivers when you leave the ferry. I almost felt attacked with "great" offers for a trip around the island or to the ciy of Victoria. The taxi drivers said the next bus comes in 3 hours - they tried everything to get you into their cab.But do not believe them. The buses...

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Gozo Tourist Traps

  • Xlendi Gozo

    Buying Holiday Property in Gozo, Ensure that you study well this prospects due to the downside outweighting the upside by far. You get promised the heaven but after paying it will become a hell. Forget about assistance from anyone in Gozo, Everybody knows everybody in Gozo, even Authorities notifies the people involved in your complaint before it...

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  • Ramla Bay

    The biggest sandy beach on Gozo - and possibly nicer than the few on offer in Malta. Until recently, the beach was unserviced in any way, but now there is a good bar also selling snacks. Toilet facilities available close by too. Parking is to either side of the long narrow road that leads to the beach. The colour of the sand is renowned for being...

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  • Xlendi (pronounced Shlendee)

    If you ask anyone who has visited Gozo to name a place there, it is likely to be Xlendi! It is such a small resort but has a great intimate atmosphere. Several shops and bars, and enough restaurants to be fairly spoiled for choice, but not a lot of space to spread out on the tiny beach! There is space to sunbathe on the flat area of rocks to one...

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Gozo What to Pack

  • A Few Essentials

    Flip flops and sandals. If you want to take advantage of Gozo's country walks then bring some comfortable walking shoes. Beachwear and cotton clothes.A hat. Suncream and lots of it, it gets very hot here. Bring your camera to capture Gozo's beauty. An underwater camera could also be useful if you plan on going diving. Beach towels if you plan...

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  • cultural custom

    If you are endeavouring to visit the many churches on the island, please be respectful and ladies cover shoulders, no plunging necklines, and gentlemen, no shorts please or vest type garments. Note- some of the bermuda type shorts are acceptable. If you do forget and have bare shoulders ladies, there is usually a wrap you can borrow so you can...

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Gozo Off The Beaten Path

  • Savina Creativity Centre

    This Centre in the village of 'Xewkija' which is found in the South-central part of Gozo is a feast of all the senses.You can choose to experiment the whole shebang,which includes a tour of the tomato processing plant,the dairy and cheese making centre and the artisan workshops,as well as watch traditional crafts being made,listen to lectures being...

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  • Marsalforn Bay

    The Fishing village of Marsalforn is by far one of the most popular holiday destination on Gozo Island.It is only 10 minutes from the center ot town " Victoria"See the colourful fishing boats and in the newer area of the bay you'll find the "Salt Pans" that have been carved ot of the rocks to harvest salt .

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  • Maltese Archipegalo Viewpoint

    Our jeep driver took us to a vantage point high above Mgarr harbour (not to be confused with Mgarr on Malta! From this place we had this lovely view of the Maltese archipelago - Malta in the far distance, Gozo in the foreground with the smaller isle of Comino and even smaller Cominotto in-between.The blue lagoon is situated in the channel between...

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Gozo Sports & Outdoors

  • St. Andrew's Divers Cove Xlendi

    I dived with the efficient St. Andrew's Gozo Divers to my great satisfaction.Dive masters/instructors could speak main European languages even French ;-) Gozo is for sure a top diving destination in Mediterranean Sea.A great cocktail to enjoy every dive : crystal water, underwater caves and tunnels and some lively locals as barracuda, parrot fish,...

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  • Best Diving in the Mediterranean

    Scuba diving is popular in Gozo with numerous dive sites and companies catering for divers. Shore dives are popular though boat diving is available too. We went with St Andrews Diving Cove in Xlendi who have been operating since 1989 and would highly recommend them. Friendly, accomodating and professional they offer the usual courses and night...

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  • Hiking and diving in Xlendi

    The Maltese islands attract every year thousands of tourist, lovers of nature and sun and most of them declare that the best dive sites are off Gozo. Fantastic natural arches, tunnels, wrecks, caves and lagoons to explore transform Gozo into a paradise for the divers. Swimming off the rocks beneath the watchtower or around the reef and rock...

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  • Marsalforn Bay

    Marsalforn Bay like Xlendi is another great spot to stop for a swim or a bite to eat. On the opposite side to Xlendi of Gozo.

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  • Ancient Waterholes and washpoints

    Scattered around Gozo in or near most communities are small local washpoints. Still used today in some situations.

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  • Comino

    Comino is the small island between Gozo and malta. The only permanent residence are those working at the small hotel.

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