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Traditions

Gozo’s village festas – a chance to celebrate with the locals

Posted on 12 March 2019

If you’re on holiday in Gozo during the summer festa season you will be made very welcome by the locals. We recommend you take advantage of being on the island at this joyful time and experience the unique blend of faith, street parades, music, food and fireworks that a Gozo village festa can offer.

Posted in Activity, Cultural activities, Family, Festa, Fun, Things to do, Traditions

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Your perfect Christmas present – a festive break on Gozo

Posted on 26 November 2018

You may only think of holidaying on Gozo during the sun-soaked summer months. But our lovely island makes a great destination for a winter break – and especially over the Christmas period. From early December through to the new year Gozo celebrates Christmas in unique style with a festive mix of social and religious events held all across the island. Lights sparkle in houses, churches and village streets and you’ll see nativity scenes everywhere. Our blog post You’ll Love Celebrating Christmas on Gozo gives you a taste of what to expect. So, if you’re thinking about a Christmas break this…

Posted in Activity, Christmas, Cultural activities, Family, Fun, Music, Things to do, Traditions, What to see in Gozo

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Let Gozo’s Carnival season blow away your winter blues!

Posted on 17 January 2018

Getting a bit fed up with dreary cold, grey winter weather? Here on lovely sunny Gozo we have the perfect antidote – a blast of Carnival colour and fun to cheer you up.

On Gozo, spring arrives early. Our average February temperature is a mild 13°C and in the five days before the Christian Lent period our little island celebrates Carnival in unique style, with fun, food and festivities. So… a winter holiday on Gozo might be just what the doctor ordered.

Posted in Activity, Carnival, Cultural activities, Family, Fun, Things to do, Traditions

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You’ll love celebrating Christmas on festive Gozo

Posted on 11 November 2017

As the days get shorter and temperatures begin to drop, you might imagine that life on the small, sun-soaked island of Gozo would start to quieten down after a long hot summer full of fun and activity. Well, think again!

Christmas is celebrated in magnificent style on Gozo with a lively mix of religious and social events held across the island throughout the month of December and well into the new year.

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TA’ PINU – A TALE OF MIRACLES AND PILGRIMS ON GOZO

Posted on 06 May 2017

For a small island, Gozo has a lot of churches – some 46 in all, varying from small village chapels to magnificent structures that you can see from miles away.

Posted in Churches, Heritage, Traditions, What to see in Gozo

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Parades, pageantry and pastries – it must be Easter on Gozo!

Posted on 27 March 2017

Easter and the week leading to it, called Holy Week, is a special time of the year on the Maltese islands with traditional activities that go back hundreds of years. It’s a time of great importance as it combines solemn religious observance with community celebrations comprising processions and parades, colourful pageants, sacred music, choirs and, of course, food

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