Things to do in Gozo Island
The small island of Gozo is a small but charming island located in the Maltese archipelago, just a short ferry ride away from Malta. As soon as you step foot on the island, you’ll get a feel of its laid-back vibe and get ready to start exploring the natural beauty, historic sites and cultural heritage – Gozo really packs a punch and is worth adding to any itinerary in Malta.
One of the island's star attractions is its stunning coastline which features rugged cliffs, secluded coves, pristine beaches and crystal-clear Mediterranean waters – perfect for swimming, snorkelling, and diving. Head inland to explore Gozo’s picturesque villages and towns, each with their own distinct character and charm. You’ll be amazed at the historic sites dotted around the island, from the imposing citadel to the ancient Ggantija Temples that date back to 3600 BC. Gozo has a fascinating past waiting to be discovered.
For outdoor adventures, Gozo spoils visitors with numerous trails and routes winding through its breathtaking countryside. From walking, hiking and cycling to feeling the breeze in your hair on horseback – there’s something to satisfy all tastes. Get stuck in at local restaurants to try Gozo’s traditional cuisine where fresh seafood, home-grown produce and colourful herbs and spices feature on the menus.
Our recommendations in Gozo Island
Small Group Tour of Gozo in a Tuk-Tuk
Live life like a local for the day on Malta's sister island of Gozo. Travelling by tuk-tuk, you'll go where coaches can't and explore all her hidden corners – the parts most tourists never get to see. Sanap Cliffs, Xewkija rotunda church and Victoria Citadel are just a few of the highlights of this small group tour.
Discover Gozo differently. Let your guide lead you in a convoy of self-drive electric 4x4s – a fun way to explore that leaves a minimum carbon footprint. On this tour, you'll discover Sanap Cliffs, Xewkija and Victoria Citadel. Plus, there's lunch included and a swim stop during summer months at the aptly named Crystal Lagoon, too.Boarding the ferry from Malta, we'll make the short hop across the Gozo Channel before switching to an electric 4x4. Your expert guide will lead the way and fill you in on facts as you tick off a host of must-see sights and a wealth of stunning scenery.You'll visit the Dover-esque Sanap Cliffs and stop to refuel with a tasty local lunch. The impressive Xewkija rotunda church is on the list, too. There's even time for a refreshing swim in the cling-film clear waters of Crystal Lagoon.
The road less travelled in Gozo leads you to myriad treasures. And there's no better way to discover them than this off-road adventure. Seated in the backseat of a 4x4, you'll explore all four corners of the island, taking in attractions such as the Qala Belvedere, Xlendi Bay, the Inland Sea and the Victoria Citadel among others.
If one island isn't enough for you, then this trip to Gozo is just for you. Malta's sister island is little gem and you'll feel like you've stepped back in time almost from the moment you dock. The itinerary takes in the Ta' Pinu Basilica, Dwejra Bay and Victoria and its Citadel.From the pretty port of Mgarr, your first stop is the basilica of Ta' Pinu, located in open countryside, to admire its impressive neo-Romanesque interior. Next, we'll head to the Inland Sea lagoon and the Fungus Rock of Dwejra Bay – two must-see natural phenomena. There'll be time, too, to shop for local handicrafts.You'll then head to the capital, Victoria, to wander around the narrow, winding streets of the walled Citadel, a historic fortified city. We'll then enjoy a break for lunch before returning to Mgarr Port via Qala Belvedere, a viewpoint famed for its coastal views.
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Reviews Gozo Island
“sehr nette und informativ geführte Erkundungstour.”
“Busfahrt , Bus zu voll, Wartezeit vor diversen Hotels zu lange bis zu 30 Minuten, lange Wartezeit vor Fähre ohne Informationen. Reiseleitung in Gozo sehr nett gute Sprachkenntnisse”