About Gozo Island - Gozo Island
The Maltese Islands continue to be a popular location for overseas property. With a warm 'all year round' climate and 'British Feel', the Islands offer a 'home away from home'. Properties are typically modern and finished to a high quality. Moreover, numerous flights are available to the Islands with a well developed internal road, rail and ferry network. Malta, a former British colony, lies in the heart of the Mediterranean, south of Sicily. The island of Gozo and tiny Comino provide a tranquil haven.
Greener, more rural and smaller than Malta, life on Gozo moves at a leisurely pace. The rhythms dictated by the seasons, fishing and agriculture. In winter and spring, the Island is covered with flowering herbs and lush crops. In summer, it’s awash with oleander, bougainvillea and geranium.
Gozo island's rugged landscape and spectacular coastline await exploration. Choose from rocky inlets to red sand beaches or sail, snorkel, dive and fish. Gozo has some of the Mediterranean’s best dive sites.
Gozo comes complete with historical sites, forts and amazing panoramas. Thought to be the legendary Calypso’s isle of Homer’s Odyssey, it’s a peaceful, mystical backwater.
Baroque churches and old stone farmhouses dot the countryside. Key towns include Victoria, Mgarr and Sannat.
HOW TO GET THERE
Flights to Malta can be found from over 20 UK airports. Flights to Malta from London Heathrow will take just over 3 hours with up to 14 flights a week. London Gatwick operates 13 flights a week. Air Malta also operates regular scheduled flights from Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow.
A regular ferry service carries passengers and cars between Malta and Gozo. The trip takes about 30 minutes.