Gozo may be just 14km x 7km but there is no shortage of things to do. Whether you are into history and archaeology, architecture, art, religious tourism, walking, swimming, diving, sport, cultural events or just lazing around on the beach enjoying the gorgeous landscape, there is something for you. The sun shines some 300 days of the year and even in January the average daytime high is 15ºC, so you can hardly go wrong!
History in Gozo
Gozo’s history is fascinating. The island boasts some of the oldest free-standing stone buildings in the world, the UNESCO World Heritage Ġgantija Temples, as well as the stunning baroque architecture of the Knights of St John. Explore and enjoy our amazing historical trails.
Places and Attractions
Ramla l-Hamra Bay, with its shimmery red sand and lush valley surroundings, Xlendi and Marsalforn resorts with their many sea side restaurants, top dive sites like Dwejra and Reqqa Point and tranquil village squares where life unfolds the Mediterranean way. Gloriously bizarre natural rock formations punctuate cycle rides or country walks. Make every day unique, explore the dramatic coastline from Dwejra to Ta’ Cenc to Mgarr – a photographers’ haven of beauty captured through the lens.
You can come here on MICE travel – small groups travel for conferences and incentives and have a whale of a time in rural, upscale accomodation or in our beautifully located hotels. Check out the Gozo cultural calendar, for the acclaimed opera season in October, the music festivals, the village festa in summer…you can choose Gozo for your wedding location, let your local wedding planner choose an incredible location by the sea and immerse into island life.
Dining in Gozo
Mouth watering, traditional dishes, sourced from local farms await you. Gozo has a delectable range of speciality foods and many producers welcome visitors to see the traditional production process and tasting of cheeselets, olive oil, sun dried tomatoes, bottled capers and olives…too good to miss during your stay.
Why is Gozo ideal for these activities?
Gozo’s itineraries, places and events can be enjoyed all year round throughout all seasons due to its mild climate that allows for outdoor activities all year round. The island’s size means that places are within reachable distance of one another, no drive is longer that 20 minutes here – and you can never get lost. That means you can see most of the island without having to plan ahead – you can choose to roam about and explore without the stress of long distances.
Gozo is yours to discover.