Popular Accommodations in Gozo
Highlights in Gozo
- Fantastic dive sites
- Hiking holiday
- Fungus Skirt
- Giordan Lighthouse
- Ggantija Temple
Most popular in Gozo
Vacation rentals in Gozo
On the 14 km long Maltese island you can reach the beautiful sandy beaches and numerous small bays within a few minutes drive from almost every apartment on Gozo. In addition, you can rent holiday accommodation on the island within walking distance of the sea. If you are looking for the city flair, the best thing to do is to take a closer look at the apartments in the capital Victoria, which is located in the heart of Gozo.Ideal starting point for outdoor activities
A vacation rental on Gozo is ideal if you want to spend an active holiday. Whether hiking, cycling, swimming or snorkelling, the island landscape with its unique flora and fauna will make the hearts of nature lovers beat faster. Some accommodation providers also provide rental bikes or snorkeling equipment.
Holiday in Gozo
Location and orientation
The island of Gozo belongs to the Maltese archipelago and is about six kilometres from the main island of Malta. Gozo has an area of 67 square kilometres and 43 kilometres of coastline. The island's capital Victoria and 13 other towns are the focal points of life for the 31,000 islanders. In between there are many small settlements with a village character. Gozo has an airport and a ferry port whose car ferries regularly commute back and forth between Malta and Gozo.
Location and orientation
Travelers and Activities
Take advantage of the idyllic location of your holiday apartment on Gozo to explore the unique flora of the island while hiking. Gozo is also known as the green island because the fertile and humid soil favours plant growth. Among the special plant species are various species of Wood Sorrel, which otherwise grow only in South Africa, and the Opuntia, which the English once brought to Gozo.One of the most popular diving regions in the Mediterranean Sea
Gozo has a magnificent underwater landscape with caves and old shipwrecks. The clear visibility is unique to this region, which is why divers enjoy exploring it. The best known dive sites are Inland Sea, Xwejni Bay, Reqqa Point, Double Arch, Blue Hole, Azure Window and Billinghurst Cave.
According to legend, Odysseus lived for seven years with the nymph Kalypso in the Calypso Cave, located on the north coast of Gozo, east of Marsalforn.
Top travel tips
The best attractions on Gozo can be found in the western part of the island called Dwejra. These include Fungus Rock, home to Maltese sponges, and Inland Lake, which is fed with salt water from the sea through a tunnel. You can also visit the Kercem aqueduct in Dwejra.2. Walk to the only lighthouse
The Giordan Lighthouse, visible from a distance, is located on a mountain 150 metres above sea level. From the lighthouse you can hike north to the coast to admire the naturally formed rock gate Wied il-Mielah Window.3. Prehistoric temples
The detached Ggantija Temple is one of the oldest preserved architectural ensembles in the world. Listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List since 1980, the complex consists of two temples with strikingly high walls that give an idea of the building's impressive former architecture.