"Step way back into time and visit Gozo" Gozo by sswagner

Gozo Travel Guide: 494 reviews and 1,357 photos

Malta is very impressive with its natural and historic beauty. The island of Gozo, which is Malta's second largest island, is a definite "must see" on any visit to this nation. The island itself is small. It has one natural harbor, one lighthouse, one windmill, and many places to visit. If the main island of Malta seems at times a bit crowded to you, this may be what you are looking for. The natural beauty is amazing both along the shore and inland. The oldest freestanding manmade structure on the planet is found here as well as other quiet towns that seem to be frozen in time. Let me tell you, this island is a true jewel in the travel experience. The towns are nice to visit and the landscape is very scenic here. The island is an easy ferry ride away from the main island of Malta, yet it seems to be a world apart. Perhaps, you want to see the historic temples or the Citadel atop the island's main city of Victoria. Maybe you want to see the natural beauty of the arch known as the Azure Window along the coast. Maybe you wanted to buy the fine products that come from here such as the handblown glass, wine, or even a jar of honey. For many, this could be the finest memory of a Maltese vacation. If you do come to the islands, I do recommend a visit here to see if that holds true for you. Many people have never heard of Gozo, yet I think if they came here, they would never forget it.

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  • Pros:Rich beauty and history, very laid back and uncrowded, even in high season.
  • Cons:Nothing significant
  • In a nutshell:No visit to Malta is complete without an excursion to Gozo
  • Last visit to Gozo: Jul 2005
  • Intro Written Jul 17, 2005
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  • SanguiniA's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2006 at 8:37 AM

    Americans in Gozo? Now that is something rare :-) Nice little page, glad u liked it. And ... Happy Birthday :-)

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