Thing to do in Gozo, Malta

Spend a day in Gozo during your trip!

 

Visiting the island of Gozo during your trip to Malta gives you a glimpse into the traditional way of life on the Maltese Islands. Gozo Island is an idyllic escape, with peaceful surroundings, friendly faces and lots of history packed into the traditional village streets. In less than 30 minutes, the Malta to Gozo ferry will take you to the sister island, which is known for its quieter and greener landscapes. If you’re staying in Qawra, Malta, then visiting Gozo is a must; the ferry port is located on the northern coast of Malta, just a thirsty minute drive away from AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest.

 

Ready to discover the beauty of Gozo Island? Here is our list of the top things to do in Gozo!

 

Visit these Beautiful Gozo Beaches

Gozo is renowned for its natural beauty, and the breath-taking beaches are definitely something to catch your eye! There are a number of scenic Gozo beaches that you can visit, one of the most popular ones being ‘Ramla il-Hamra’, which is known for its reddish sand and deep blue sea. Another beautiful beach worth visiting during your visit is San Blas Bay. It’s not the easiest beach to access, but once you do, you won’t look back!

Gozo Cliffs

Experience Diving in Gozo

Have you heard of the famous Blue Hole dive site in Malta? Well, the site is actually located in the quaint village of Dwejra in Gozo. It’s located right next to the now fallen Azure Window in Gozo (yes, the same Azure Window where the Game of Thrones wedding scene was filmed!). Both Malta and Gozo are popular for their diving spots, but the smaller sister island may take the lead in this one! The beautiful diving spots in Gozo attract visitors from all over the world. Plus, the island’s climate allows for scuba diving throughout most of the year. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced diver, you can explore the wonders of the deep Mediterranean Sea at one of the many Gozo diving sites dotted around the island!

Diving

Explore the History of the Island of Gozo

Gozo is brimming with history and architecture. A definite must-see is the newly refurbished Cittadella, a fortified city from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the island. While only a few families live inside the Cittadella, many people visit the serene city each day to see the Baroque Cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, historical buildings such as the Bishop’s Palace, and the magnificent architecture. Nearby, you can also see the Visitors’ Centre, with a Cathedral Museum, Museum of Archaeology, a Folklore Museum, Gozo Nature Museum, an Old Prison and an old WWII Shelter – the list goes on! Around the other parts of the island, you can also visit the world-famous Ta’ Pinu church, renowned for its stunning art, religious history and architectural features, and the Megalithic Temples at Ġgantija – a UNESCO World Heritage site!

Ta Pinu Church

And finally: Dining in Gozo!

There are a variety of places in Gozo where you can enjoy a relaxing dinner. Popular areas that are renowned for having excellent restaurants are the seaside towns of Xlendi, Marsalforn, Mgarr and Qbajjar. You’ll also find some great spots to eat throughout the central towns, such as Victoria and Nadur. From traditional pizzas to excellent fish and meat dishes, and even international cuisines… all you need to do is head to Gozo Island and dig in!

Gozo

Spend a day in Gozo on your next holiday in Malta. Book your stay at the AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest, the perfect place to rest after a long day of exploring!

 

Photo Credits go to Viewing Malta

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