Dates revealed for this year’s hilarious Nadur Carnival

The dates of this year’s Nadur Carnival in Gozo have been revealed. The ‘organised’ event will be held on Sunday 16 February from midday in the town’s main square. The famous ‘spontaneous’ Carnival will take place from Friday 21 February until Tuesday 25 February. Nadur Local Council confirmed the dates on social media.   What […]

Malta’s top photographer wins special tourism award

Malta’s top photographer has been honoured for his services to tourism. Renowned photographer Daniel Cilia won the Special Recognition prize at this year’s Gozo Tourism Awards. He said: ‘Very, very, happy and proud to be awarded a Special Gozo Tourism Recognition Award by the Gozo Tourism Association for my work towards tourism in Gozo through […]

Record numbers of us visited Gozo in 2019

More of us than ever visited Gozo last year, according to new figures published on Wednesday. The number of passengers carried by Gozo Channel in 2019 stood at 5.9 million – a rise of nearly 3 per cent on the previous year. The ferry operator also saw a 7.4 per cent increase in the number […]

Record numbers of us visited Gozo in December

Recird numbers of us visited Gozo in December, according to new figures. The Ministry for Gozo said more than half a million passengers crossed the channel, boosting tourism on the sister island. The figures showed that 520,439 people and 165,580 cars, vans and lorries used the Gozo ferry last month – an increase of 18,532 […]

WATCH: Incredible light display brings Christmas to Gozo

These extraordinary pictures show Victoria’s town hall lit up by a stunning 3D light show to celebrate the start of the Christmas season in Gozo. The island kicked off its festive celebrations in style at the weekend with a special show in Independence Square. Thousands flocked to the centre of Victoria to watch the Christmas […]

Missing swimmer found safe and well in Gozo

The search for a missing swimmer off the Gozo coast has been called off after he was found safe and well. Kenny Davidson, 27, from Aberdeenshire in Scotland, was discovered asleep in his car in Marsalforn. Concern for his safety sparked a major air and sea search after he was last seen clinging to a […]

Huge boulders removed from Gozo swimming spot

A number of large boulders have been removed from one of Gozo’s most popular beaches. The huge stone slabs were pulled out of the water at Hondoq Bay, overlooking Comino, using a special crane. Qala’s mayor Paul Buttigieg said the work was carried out after concerns that divers could be seriously injured if they hit […]

Experience Gozo’s Citadel by stunning candlelight

Gozo‘s Citadel is set for a magical makeover this weekend. The UNESCO World Heritage city will glow by candlelight on Saturday 16 March. This year’s festival of lights is back in all its beautiful glory with more than 30,000 candles lighting up the historic narrow streets to celebrate ‘Lejl Imkebbes’. The night will include special historic re-enactments, […]

Gozo smashes official tourism records for 2018

More of us than ever are going to Gozo. Malta’s pretty little sister is breaking new tourism records, according to the latest official figures. Passenger numbers on the Gozo Channel ferries soared by more than five per cent in the last three months of the year. The total smashed the 1.3 million mark between October […]

8 places you should take everyone who visits Gozo

Gozo means ‘joy’ and a visit to Malta‘s sister island should bring exactly that. There are few things better than welcoming an old friend or visitor to your homeland and showing them the sights. Let’s face it, in Gozo we’re spoiled for choice. Everyone has their own personal favourites when it comes to things to see […]

WATCH: Incredible video will make you lust for Gozo

Malta’s little sister is ridiculously beautiful. And this video will make you want to hop on the Gozo ferry at Cirkewwa as soon as possible. This incredible footage by wallaby46 manages to capture the charm and tranquility that makes Gozo so special. The awesome drone shots show all of Gozo’s more ‘postcard popular’ landmarks from above. And let’s […]

Revealed: How Gozo is more popular than ever

Gozo has enjoyed its busiest summer on record, according to new tourism figures. Nearly 1.8 million passengers made the crossing between Cirkewwa and Mgarr this summer – an increase of 6.3 percent on last year. August was the busiest month with the Gozo Channel ferries carrying more than 620,000 passengers. Figures released by the Office […]