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The beautiful island of Gozo is simply a 25 minute ferry ride from mainland Malta. Although a part of Malta, Gozo features a much more relaxed lifestyle than its bigger neighbour and also the Gozitans, who will be very pleased with their traditions and culture, love nothing more than welcoming guests with their island. The slow pace of life in Gozo will suit holidaymakers wanting to get faraway from it all and also to escape the eventfulness every day living.

At features you will see around the ferry crossing may be the amount of churches about the island with the striking dome of Xewkija’s Rotunda Church dominant. Gozitans claim it does not take third largest unsupported dome in the world. Through the entire summertime each village holds a “Festa” in honour of its patron saint with processions, band marches and wonderful firework displays.

The region of Gozo is simply 14km long and 7km wide and English, as Malta’s official second language, is widely spoken. Using its many fertile valleys, farming and the local fishing industry remain as important today as they are already for hundreds of years. The med is easily accessible in just a 10 minute drive from all over the place around the island with beaches varying through the golden sands of Ramla on the pebble beach of Dahlet Qorrot; there exists plenty to fit every age.

Malta and Gozo are in the crossroads in the Mediterranean this will let you vivid history dating off their pre-historic megalithic temples - the oldest free-standing buildings in the world would be the Temples of Ggantija in Gozo dating back 3500 BC (1000 years ahead of the pyramids now your global Heritage Site) - through settlement with the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Knights of St John and the British, all of whom have died traces of the periods of occupation of the islands.

The administrative centre capital of scotland- Gozo is Victoria, still known locally as Rabat, having been renamed in honour of Queen Victoria on her behalf Golden Jubilee in 1887. Dominating the skyline of Victoria may be the ancient Citadel. This Fortress is considered a solid point since Bronze Age with continuing development into time with the Knights. Wandering with the narrow streets with the old town underneath the Citadel will take you back through the centuries and you will find plenty of bars and cafes in and around the principle square using its daily market.

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