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Things To Do

Although a tiny island Gozo has an abundance of things to do to suit all the family from visiting the oldest free standing temple in the world of Ggantija to water skiing at Ramla Bay, there are many things to choose from. Please see a list below of activities and things to do and if you need more information please don't hesitate to contact us

Abseiling

There are several locations on Gozo where you can Abseil suiting beginners to the more experienced.

Agritourism

Ta Mena located in the Xaghra valley is the islands first agritourism complex. The estate offers an experience with a difference where guests will be in touch with nature and tradition enjoying local foods, wines and liqueurs' with a touch of the Mediterranean sunshine

Beaches

One of the best things about Gozo is that you are not far from the sea anywhere on the island. There is a good choice of sandy and rocky beaches to suit all the family on the island

Biking

Gozo has a great deal to offer a cyclist, with long country roads, narrow walled streets with rough surfaces and smooth long stretches that allow you to get into a good rhythm

Boat Trips

A boat trip is a must on Gozo as you get to see stunning views of the island and get to swim in the beautiful blue lagoon and crystal lagoon of Comino and discover hidden caves and coves around the island.

Calypso's Cave

This cave is located close to Xaghra and overlooks Ramla Bay. Legend has it that this cave was mentioned by Homer 'The Odyssey' where the beautiful nymph Calypso kept Odysseus as a 'prisoner of love' for seven years

Churches

In each village or town in Gozo, you will find the main parish church usually located in the centre. The religion on Gozo is predominately Roman Catholic

Cinema

The cinema is located in Gozo's capital Victoria close to the citadel. You can watch the latest movies or enjoy the Gozo 360 film a stunning sound and vision experience which brings the island to life on screen

Climbing

Plenty of locations on the island to suit beginners to the more experienced climbers

Country Walks

Gozo is excellent place for walking. The most popular areas for walking are Ta' Dgiebi near San Lawrenz, the golden lighthouse of Ghasri and the sand blas valley near Nadur

Craft Village

The Ta' Dbiegi craft village is located between the villages of Gharb and San Lawrenz. Here you can watch Gozo glass being blown and look around the various craft shops selling Leather, wood, onyx, glass, wool and lace items

Diving

Please see our diving guide for Gozo

Festas

Every weekend during the summer months a different village will be celebrating their patron saint. The streets and churches are adorned with decorative lights as the villagers take to the streets culminating with a marching band procession and a spectacular fireworks display

Ggantija Temples

The Ggantija Temples of Xaghra are one of the most important archaeological sites in the world and date from around 3600 to 3200 BC. The temples are believed to be the oldest free standing temple in the world

Horse Riding

First time riders will enjoy pony trekking as part of a secure group, while seasoned riders can trot through the countryside unaided. Several experienced riding schools are open in Gozo

Pampering

If you are looking for a spa and pampering treatments then you have a choice of Ta' Cenc Spa in Sannat or the Kempinski Spa in San Lawrenz

Ta' Pinu Basilica

Located in Gharb is the Ta' Pinu sanctuary which is the most famous place of pilgrimage on the Maltese Islands. Its origins go back to a day in June in 1883, when a woman heard the voice of the Virgin Mary in an old chapel. In the following years, many miracles and acts of grace were manifested at the site

The Azure Window

The Azure Window is a spectacular natural landmark in Dwejra, along with The Inland Sea and Fungus Rock. The Azure Window at the end of the cliff, is a giant doorway, through which one can admire the blue expanse beyond the cliff

The Citadel

The Citadel is located in Victoria Gozo's capital town also known as Rabat. It owes it roots to the late medieval era and has been settled since Neolithic times. After the great siege of 1565 the knights set about re-fortifying it to provide refuge and defence against further attack. The Citadel also houses the following museums archaeology, cathedral, folklore and the natural science museum

Water Sports

Gozo has a range of water sports activities from kayaking to water skiing; the best locations for these activities are Ramla Bay and Xlendi Bay

Xerri's Grotto

Located in Xaghra is Xerri's Grotto which was discovered in 1923 the cave is known for its strange and colourful alabaster stalactites and stalagmites