Discover the Mediterranean’s hidden paradise by booking a holiday to Gozo, Malta. This hidden gem is the perfect place to escape from the chaos of everyday life. Jet off for a romantic getaway with your better half or take the family for a more chilled out getaway. On a holiday to Gozo, Malta, you’ll be staying on an island steeped in history and surrounded by Maltese culture at its best.
It might not be the liveliest Maltese island, but it could quite possibly be the most picturesque. The fishing and agricultural roots of Gozo are definitely reflected in its true natural beauty and more rural way of life, it really is a haven of peace and tranquillity. Well, mostly anyway! Gozo may be the quieter of the islands that make up Malta, but it is also home to many celebrations and festivals. Watch fire jugglers and dance the night away, while fireworks light up the sky at the Gozo Music Festival in August. Or visit in September and have a tipple or two at the Delicata Wine Festival, sample a few glasses of local wine and listen to some fantastic Maltese artists.
While in Gozo, visit the capital, Victoria to get a feel for local life in the vibrant street markets, known locally at it-Ttokk. Immerse yourself in the area’s rich historic heritage and see examples of some great medieval architecture. With the beautiful Citadel, a medieval fortified viewing point, its own cathedral, opera house and science museum, Victoria is definitely the place to go and soak up some amazing culture. Stay in Victoria for the evening, mingle with the locals and try some authentic Maltese cuisine in one of the many restaurants.
But what about the beaches, we hear you ask! Don’t worry; there are a number of lovely bays to take the kids after a day of sight-seeing. Visit Ramla Bay, Gozo’s largest sandy beach, set in a scenic valley this is a great spot for children to build a few sand castles and maybe try a bit of snorkelling. To enjoy more of the breath taking scenery on your holiday in Gozo, visit Xlendi. This old fishing village has gradually changed into a tourist hotspot, with an array of bars and restaurants to take your pick from. Take a seat in one of the sea front restaurants, taste some freshly caught fish and watch a beautiful Maltese sunset. Check out other holidays here to Golden Bay.
Whether you’re looking for a chilled out romantic retreat or a cultural getaway with the family, a holiday to Gozo, Malta with lastminute.com is without doubt a great choice. Amazing scenery, fascinating history and picturesque bays all make a trip to Gozo a definite winner. Book all your holidays to Malta with lastminute.com.
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