Gozo's waters are of a pristine blue and some of its beaches, such as Marsalforn, have beautiful white sand. The small village of Xlendi is a lovely little fishing port (calm except in summer). There, you can organise diving lessons and marine escapades in the underground caves.
This church, located in the village of Xewkija, boasts one of the highest domes in Europe.© Nataliia Anisimova / 123RF
The cliffs dropping dramatically into the clear water of the Mediterranean also contribute a great deal to the island's character.© Mirko Vitali / 123RF
This holy place, where Mary is believed to have appeared, is a focal point for the Catholic faith in Malta.© Reemt Peters-Hein / 123RF
The island of Gozo is a land of farmers and fishermen.© Clive Vella / OT Malte
There are no hiking routes here as such, but there's nothing stopping you from donning your rucksack, grabbing your pole, and heading off in search of your own.© Paolo Meitre Liberatini / OT Malte