The island of gozo is the smaller sister to the island of Malta. Although close by the island of gozo offers the visitor a truly unique experience.
The meaning of Gozo is “joy”. A feeling you will encounter once you visit this relaxed little island. Less hectic then Malta this island has retained the quaint way of island life. Gozo also still has a rural way of life and is much more tranquil than Malta . There are small villages dotted around the island many of which are on hills hence providing wide vistas from the high vantage points.
The island provides unique scenery, coastlines to explore and country trails to trek. The heart of small villages is usually centred around a Baroque churches surrounded by traditional town houses and farmhouses that dot the rural landscape.
The culture and way of life of the gozitans is still rooted in tradition and yet open to the present. It can be said that it is developed just enough but not too much,
Gozo possesses 7000 years of culture with numerous ancient historical and mytical sites to vsit. The island is said to have been the Isle of Calypso from Homer’s Odyssey and possesses temples older than the pyramids found in Egypt.