Gozo is a small island of the Maltese archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea situated in 36.0500° N, 14.2500° E. The island is part of the Southern European country of Malta; after the island of Malta itself, it is the second-largest island in the archipelago. Compared to its south-eastern neighbor, Gozo is more rural and known for its scenic hills, which are featured on its coat of arms and world know as the ‘Diamond of the Mediterranean’.
The island of Gozo has long been associated with Ogygia the island home of the nymph Calypso in Homer‘s Odyssey. Calypso, possessed of great supernatural powers, holds Odysseus captive for a number of years because of her love for him before releasing him to continue his journey home
The island itself has a population of around 31,000 people (all of Malta combined has 402,000), and its inhabitants are known as Gozitans (Maltese: Għawdxin). It is mystic and rich in sacred locations such as the Ġgantija
temples which, along with the Megalithic Temples of Malta, are the world’s oldest free-standing structures and older than the pyramids of Giza in Egypt.
Gozo is a tiny pristine tranquil haven enjoying harmony where one can have a unique experience by charmness and sacredness of this distinctive island known as the small diamond in the Mediterranean. Living it up in Gozo gives you a lifestyle where you can enjoy pleasurly walks in the very quiet villages in their streets, green hills and picturesque valleys with the mixture of crystal waters, blue coves and lagoons almost all year round. You will enjoy the feeling of going back in time.
GMT + 1Hour
Maltese native language (Semitic) and English/ Italian widely spoken.
Maltese drivers drive on the left. The extra urban speed limit is 60 km/h and in towns it is 35 km/h.
GETTING TO GOZO
You will arrive in Luqa, the Malta International Airport. http://www.maltairport.com/en/home.htm
Bus or taxi
One hour (by bus or taxi) to get from the airport to Cirkewwa Harbour, at the northern most point of Malta.
By Ferry or boat
By ferry it will take 25-minutes picturesque crossing to Mġarr Harbour, gateway to Gozo. The regular ferry service carries passengers and cars. http://www.gozochannel.com/
This island is the smallest island of the Maltese archipelego half way between Malta & Gozo measuring approximately 3.5sq kilometres and is named after the Cummin seed once flourished on this minute Island. Comino is a magical and sacred Paradise haven having a population of only one family with 4 reisdents, 1 policeman and 1 hotel. The island is a natural reserve and birth sanctuary and enjoys a historical site and fort and caves with clear water.
The treasure of Comino is a natural unique Blue Lagoon with transparent waters, a natural swimming pool with tourqoise waters which attracted and still presently attracting many movie Director to shoot their best movies.