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Sailing in Gozo
Gozo’s crystal clear seas and secluded coves make it a haven for sailing enthusiasts. Whether in a small dinghy or a large sail boat, the choices are vast and the island’s small size gives some unexpected advantages.   What’s the big attraction? According to Dr Simon Mifsud, President of the ...
Gozitan Wine
Winemaking on Gozo is a practice that dates back some 3,000 years, and each bottle holds flavours within it that have been imparted by the generous sun, the bountiful sea, and the loving care of the local producers.  Wine has been one of the world’s favourite tipples for over 8,000 years, and its...
May 27
Religious Tourism and Churches On Gozo
For hundreds of years people have made spiritual journeys to places singled out by the divine. These holy sites offer believers the chance to experience a direct connection between heaven and earth; and Gozo’s history, infused with religious fervour and divine apparitions, has spawned numerous suc...
Gozo’s Heritage
Maltese heritage is well documented, and thousands of tourists flock to the island every year to view its sites and learn about the stories and people behind them. Perhaps lesser known, but no less rich (and surprisingly different), is Gozo’s heritage. Prolific in story and legend, as well as dati...
Agritourism on Gozo
Agriculture has always played a crucial role in Gozo’s story; in fact, the land’s bountiful assets have helped the Island create its unique identity. Now, you can learn more about the link between the natives and their land through the hands-on medium of agritourism in Gozo. As more of us live i...
Connectivity
With Gozo considered to be Malta’s sister island, it’s easy to think that the former could be a little cut off from the rest of the world. The truth is that Gozo is different from Malta, but that doesn’t mean that Gozo is out of the way. Getting to Gozo The Gozo Channel is a company that opera...
May 18
Gozo’s Watchtowers
There are six watchtowers lining Gozo’s rugged coastline, and each has a special place in the Maltese Islands’ tumultuous history. Here, we take a deeper look at their collective story, their present state, and why you should visit them. For hundreds of years, Gozo’s watchtowers played a cruci...
The Gozitan Touristic Product
Good food, pristine countryside, stunning heritage sites, assorted entertainment, lovely hotels… This, and much more, is the island of Gozo, offering holidaymakers a full and authentic experience from start to finish. First of all, where would you like to stay? Would you like to rent a villa y...
May 15
Local Produce in Gozitan Restaurants
Although globalisation has turned the world into one huge marketplace, there are still many benefits to using local produce when cooking. Many Gozitan restaurant owners know this, and their commitment to using locally-sourced foodstuffs is safeguarding the environment, helping the country’s econom...
Gozitan Heritage Restoration
Despite its small size, Gozo boasts an extensive heritage of traditions, sites, monuments, buildings, and the natural environment. One organisation in particular, Wirt Għawdex (Gozo Heritage), is doing its best to help preserve, safeguard and raise awareness of this heritage.  “It is the people...
May 14
Secluded Beaches on Gozo
Gozo is renowned for its spectacular beaches, with many locals and visitors flocking to Ramla Bay or Dwejra Bay at the first opportunity. But the island is also home to many hidden bays that may not be as well known but which are just as breath taking. Like any other island, Gozo is surrounded by wa...
May 12
Opera On Gozo
The existence of Gozo’s buzzing opera scene may come as a surprise to many but, with some of the world’s biggest stars performing here on a yearly basis, the island has become an international hub for the art. Here we speak to two representatives from the island’s iconic theatres, the Astra an...
May 08
Off the Beaten Track
While Gozo’s world-famous landmarks are definitely worth a visit, it’s its lesser-known sites that encapsulate the true spirit of the Island. For that reason, we went off the beaten track to find out where these sites are and why you should visit them. Gozo may be geographically tiny but its lan...
Cultural Gozo
If you think Gozo is only about rolling fields, weekend getaways and country walks, think again. The island of three hills offers a cultural calendar to keep your diary filled for the entire year. Any time is a good time to visit Gozo! Music, of course, is well represented on the island, with perfor...