Gozo is known to provide a tranquil haven and the charm of Malta's sister Island is immediately apparent once getting off the ferry. It is greener, more rural and smaller, with life's rhythms dictated by the seasons, fishing and agriculture. Steeped in myth, Gozo is thought to be the legendary Calypso's isle of Homer's Odyssey - a peaceful, mystical backwater. Baroque churches and old stone farmhouses dot the countryside. Gozo's rugged landscape and spectacular coastline await exploration with some of the Mediterranean's best dive sites. The island also comes complete with historical sites, forts and amazing panoramas, as well as one of the archipelago's best-preserved prehistoric temples, Ġgantija.
Comino sits right in the middle of the channel that separates mainland Malta from the island of Gozo. It is the most pristine island of the three, and is fantastic for swimming, snorkelling, diving and sunbathing. Apart from the water activities, Comino also boasts some historical sites, beautiful scenery and it is home to one of Malta's most remarkable attractions, the Blue Lagoon. Comino is known to have been inhabited by farmers during Roman times, but has been sparsely populated or abandoned entirely for long periods of time aswell.