Gozo, locally called Ghawdex, is the second island of the Maltese Islands archipelago, with a total extension of 67 square km, and a maximum length of 14 km.
It is located approximately 4 km north-west of Malta.
Inhabited since ancient times, it is a fascinating island, with many natural beauties, and an incredible wealth of seabed.
A small corner of paradise, happiness for hikers and scuba divers.
Splendid megalithic temples. Suggestive inlets. Beaches.
Between myths and legends, a quiet and relaxing island in which to spend their holidays.
HOW TO GET
Gozo can be reached by ferry from the nearby island of Malta. The latter, therefore, represents the reference base for those who wish to arrive at their destination.
The best way to get to Malta is, of course, by plane, landing atLuqa international airport.
The airport is well connected, with direct flights, to the main European destinations, and is served by fast and reliable public transport.
With the X1 fast line from the airport, or the 42 line from La valletta, you can reach the village of Cikrewwa and the ferry terminal.
By purchasing the ticket on board, you will pay 3.00 € per person for the single bus journey.
Gozo Channel is the Maltese shipping company that offers connections through the Gozo channel, connecting the two islands.
Every day, in high season, there are connections from the port of Cirkewwa, in the northwestern end of the island of Malta, to Mgarr.
In high season, from June to October, a non-stop service is guaranteed for 24 hours, with frequencies generally of 45 '.
The standard fare ticket costs 4.65 € per person. For departures from Mgarr after the 20: 00, you pay the nightly rate of 4.05 €.
Children from 3 to 12 years, always pay the reduced rate of 1.15 €. Free for children under 3 not completed years.
It is possible to transport vehicles, bikes and motorcycles, paying the relative fee. For the bicycle the price is 1.15 €; for the bike, the standard rate is 8.15 €. For the car, you pay 15.10 €; the rate includes a ticket for one person.