We break down the best and top instagrammable places in Gozo that you can go to and explore for your instagram feed. If you’re an instagram enthusiast, you will surely love this post about Instagrammable Spots Gozo that you can’t miss! Gozo can be visited anytime of the year from summer to winter you will find great places to take pictures and a lot of things to do in Gozo.
Gozo has spectacular natural formations, awe-inspiring churches and gorgeous beaches that you can enjoy. Gozo is a magical place that is definitely a must-see in Malta.
Most Instagrammable Places in Gozo And Instagrammable Spots Gozo That You Can’t Miss
1. GGANTIJA MEGALITHIC TEMPLES
Ggantija Megalithic Temples is one of the most instagrammable places in in Gozo. Ggantija Megalithic Temples is made up of a complex of three temples and is a a UNESCO World Heritage site. Translated in English as the “Giants’ Tower,” the Ggantija temples are believed to be the place of worship of giants. Ggantija Megalithic Temples opening hours is from 9 am to 5 pm everyday. Ggantija Megalithic Temples entrance fee is €9 but if you choose to go at 4 pm you can enter for only €6!
2. VISIT BLUE LAGOON
Blue Lagoon is only 15 minutes away from Gozo but it’s a must visit. Blue Lagoon you can also go snorkeling and scuba diving to see the marine life in the lagoon. Blue Lagoon is one of the most famous places to visit in Malta, expect the spot to be a bit crowded. If you’re coming from Gozo, there are ferries leaving to Comino every hour at €8.
Travel Tip: We recommend you to go first thing in the morning since it can be crowded during the afternoon.
3. RAMLA BEACH
Ramla Beach is one of the most instagrammable places in Gozo. Ramla Beach is gorgeous for sunsets with peaceful atmosphere. Ramla Beach is a red sand beach where people can chill on sunbeds under colorful umbrellas for around €5-15. You can also enjoy the clear waters that are perfect for snorkeling and diving. Ramla Beach is surrounded by terraced grounds which adds to the unspoilt beauty of this bay.
Travel Tip: Best time to visit is for the sunset comparing with other beaches that we visit in Gozo wasn’t so crowded.
4. CITADEL IN GOZO
The Citadel is the Gozo island’s ancient city. The Citadel is a culturally, historically and architecturally valuable site. The Citadel is filled with well-preserved arches, beautiful churches, historic houses and Gozo’s Baroque Cathedral. There are a few museums so you’re sure to have a memorable day when you go around the Citadel, so picturesque!
5. HONDOQ BAY
Hondoq Bay is a small beach in Gozo that has beautiful views of Comino and mainland Malta. There are three platforms with different levels in Hondoqn that kids will enjoy while adults can have fun on banana boats and speed boats, going snorkeling and diving. The facilities in Hondoq Bay are excellent and the food in the restaurant and cafe are also quite nice.
Hondoq Bay is crowded during the whole day best time to visit is first thing in the morning.
6. GOZO’S SALT PANS
Gozo’s Salt Pans are amazing formations are excellent for taking pictures and are 100% Instagram-worthy. Gozo’s Salt Pans are historically important as they have existed for over 300 years. The Salt Pans are still being put to use and during the summer you can even see locals gathering sea salt here. Best time to visit The Salt Pans is at sunset.
7. DWEJRA BAY
Dwejra Bay is a magical destination in Gozo a peaceful destination in the island. Dwejra Bay is one of the most instagrammble spots in Gozo withcrystal clear waters is a great place for snorkeling and diving. Also enjoy Fungus Rock and Crocodile Rock, some natural formations in the area. Dwejra Bay is one of the best places in Gozo to take pictures for sure!
8. Wied il-Għasri
Wied il-Għasri is a small pebble beach with a beautiful landscape in Gozo. You can walk around the cliffs and later swimming at the beach with clear water. Make sure you are bringing proper shoes to walk between the rocks. The best time to visit Wied il-Għasri is early morning since it’s crowded during the afternoon!
9. XEWKIJA ROTUNDA
Xewkija Rotunda also known as the Church of St. John the Baptist. The Xewkija Rotunda is a 17th century structure that has a huge dome, an altar made from Carrara marble, a beautiful spiral staircase that leads to the bell tower, an amazing pipe organ and magnificent statues all around. The Xewkija Rotunda entrance fee is €3 and opening hours from Monday to Saturday at 8 am to 7 pm. And only until 12 noon on Sundays.
10. MGARR IX-XINI
Mgarr Ix-Xini is a scenic beach with a narrow inlet that gently leads tourists into the water. Mgarr Ix-Xini is ideal for swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. You can also find lots of fresh seafood like rock fish and king prawns at the seafood restaurant in the area. Mgarr Ix-Xini is definitely a hidden gem in the instagrammable places in Gozo.
11. SAN BLAS BAY
San Blas Bay in Gozo is a red sand a quiet one in the island. San Blas Bay has tranquility beacuse of bay’s inaccessibility as the narrow road to the beach ends on a steep hill that discourages many visitors. You can pay for a jeep to take you up and down the hill for €3-5. Make sure you bring proper shoes for hiking. If you are coming from Victoria, you can take Bus Number 303 is around 20 minutes drive to reach San Blas Bay.
12. MARSALFORN BAY
Marsalforn Bay is a pebble beach with a beautiful promenade. Marsalforn Bay is quite small, the beach is still popular and can therefore get very crowded especially in the summer. Marsalforn Bay is a cozy beach and pictureque where sunbeds can be availed at only €5 to have a relax day.
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13. ST. GEORGE’S BASILICA
St. George’s Basilica is located in Victoria was built in 18398. St. George’s Basilica is a Baroque church from medieval times in Gozo surrounded by marble, bronze and gold canopy on its altar. The ceiling is filled with awe inspiring artworks. St. George’s Basilica has a wooden statue of its patron saint.
14. Ta’ Pinu Cathedral
Ta’ Pinu Cathedral is also known as the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of Ta’ Pina located in Gharb village. Ta’ Pinu Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Basilica with beautiful views of the area and important landmark for locals in Gozo
WHERE TO STAY IN GOZO
Our choice was The Duke Boutique Hotel located in Victoria. It’s a great hotel situated just 10-15 minutes from the beaches and the port via car. There are restaurants, bars and malls all around Victoria. The views from our room to the citadel were amazing! The breakfast is tasty, the staff are friendly and helpful especially with giving directions and tips on places to visit around Gozo.
We loved it so much having a jacuzzi outside our room! Perfect for relaxing in the morning and before sleeping.
There are a lot of beautiful accommodation that you can choose from for your day-to-day stay in Malta. One is to choose a budget friendly dorm bed, it can be availed for around €15-20. While you can spot a Mid-range hotel for a price between €50 and €100. There are also many luxurious accommodation place where you can totally experience the top hotels in the country. This prices vary depending on what season you opt to go.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN MALTA
Malta is famous for it’s stunning coastline which means its famous with tourist in summer. It is a beautiful destination and great place to visit during the summer. However, summer months temperature are not very much ideal because it might get pretty high in the island. Weather on the month of July and August are the months where you want to get away from, only because it can get pretty much intense with the temperature.
The months of late May to June is the best time to visit Malta, the weather starts to get warm and dry. Also September and October is also a good time to pay a visit, places are less crowded and the weather is pretty pleasant and that you can attend several events too.
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