Gozo

It’s year round warm climate makes Gozo a great place for a holiday and a perfect place to try a range of adventure activities, from rocking climbing and cycling.

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Destination in detail

The Maltese archipelago of islands is not only steeped in a rich history with some of the oldest free standing structures in history, but also boasts great beaches, bars and a bustling Mediterranean zest for life. With three main islands Malta, Gozo and Comino, making up the group of islands, the area has been identified as one of the best places in the world for scuba diving and snorkelling; has world class sea kayaking and sea swimming opportunities at the world famous Blue Lagoon, and quiet paths and roads made for walking and cycling. The islands offer the perfect base for a Malta Adventure Holiday, with a vast array of activities to keep the most active of holidaymakers busy, and with coves and bays to relax and let the day’s just drift by.

Location

36°03′N 14°15′E

Population

37,288

Area

67 km2

Time Zone

UTC+1

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Our expert Travel Designers have first-hand knowledge of all of our destinations and can create bespoke itineraries to suit your every taste and requirement whilst providing personal tips and advice for your once-in-a-lifetime holiday experience.

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Whether you choose to learn all about the Sami lifestyle in the Arctic Circle or head into the rainforests of Costa Rica to see the native wildlife you are guaranteed to have a real, honest experience with hand-picked suppliers and guides. They will bring these experiences to life with genuine passion to fully immerse you in your chosen destination.

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Ensuring that we are looking after our planet is at the top of our priority list. Partnering with key players in conservation such as WDC (Whale and Dolphin Conservation) means that our holidays are always giving back too.

Travel Facts

Learn more about flights, climate and geography for this destination.

Getting There

Getting to Gozo is simple with frequent flights into Malta. Once in Malta you catch a ferry to Gozo which run regularly between the islands and take 25 minutes each way.

Once on the island, there are great bus services however the simplest way of travelling around the island is by hiring a car.

Due to size of the island it is possible to walk between villages, many of the roads are quiet and are pleasant to walk along. There is also a network of footpaths across the island, but a good map is recommended.

Climate

Gozo has one of the warmest average temperatures in Europe averaging around 23°C in the summer, although temperatures of 40°C are not uncommon.

These drop to 15°C in the winter making the island a great winter break. Gozo also benefits from one of the highest sunshine hours in Europe.

Geography

Gozo is a small island at only 7km by 14km and is packed with a widely diverse unspoiled landscape which it quite different to its sister island, Malta.

The highest point on the island is close to the village of San Lawrenz where the Ta’ Dbiegi hill stands 190 metres above sea level, with wide views over the gentle sloping valleys. Its beautiful coastline dotted with bays and crystal clear water are also an big attraction for most visitors to the island.

Plants and Animals

There are many endemic plants and animals found across Malta and Gozo. Scientists are still discovering species to this day.

There is a rich abundance of marine life in the area which has made it one of the best places to dive in the world.

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