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On a non-group,self-guided walking holiday in Gozo, we provide maps, our carefully researched route notes and a bus pass for the excellent, easy-to-use network, so that you can enjoy a variety of walks which reveal different aspects of the island, always at a pace that suits you.
Our walking holiday in Gozo – in keeping with our Slow holiday philosophy – is a means of discovering the island up close. And because there’s no group, and no route-planning (we’ve already done all that, and written step-by-step route notes, so all you need do is pick a walk each day), you can explore as the mood takes you. There’s no rush, so take time to admire the stunning coastline, sit by the sea listening to the waves, and learn about local history.
Although it’s quite small, it is on Gozo that you’ll find the best walks in Malta – walking holidays here are delightfully varied, with numerous inviting trails leading across terraced slopes and pastoral landscapes to spectacular cliffs, pretty bays and reminders of the island’s fascinating past. For many, another appealing aspect of walking on Gozo is that you don’t need a hire car to get around – you can take advantage of the frequent local buses.
Travelling from outside the UK?
To give you a good idea of how we can tailor our trips to your individual requirements, take a look at the section of the website specifically devoted to travellers from outside the UK.
Alternatively, if you’d prefer to get the low-down on Inntravel holidays from someone who has first-hand experience, you can email Phil Wise. Based in California, Phil has taken many trips with us over the years, and will be happy to give you general information about travelling to Europe and the overall Inntravel holiday experience from an American perspective.
Is our walking holiday in Gozo right for you?
Our walking holiday in Gozo is flexible, with a choice of gentle or moderate routes. To make sure that these are right for you, read the definitions below to understand how we grade our walks.
Generally easy walking with few ascents / descents, but perhaps the occasional long day.
Easy-to-moderate walking with some ascents / descents, and occasional longer days.
Moderate walking on varied terrain, with some long days and regular ascents / descents.
Moderate-to-challenging walking on more rugged terrain with significant ascents / descents on most days. Compass skills may be required (check the individual holiday).
Challenging hikes, featuring long days with significant ascent / descent on challenging terrain. Compass skills may be required.
Choice of easier or harder routes, so that you can tailor most days to your requirements.
What to expect from your walking holiday in Gozo
We believe that there are three ingredients which make for a memorable walking holiday, and so we make sure that they feature in all Inntravel holidays, including our walking holiday in Gozo. They are: captivating scenery; family-run hotels chosen for their welcome; and tasty local cuisine.
Informative route notes
With an Inntravel route guide in your pocket you can be assured of choosing the right path and not missing the interesting sights along the way. Providing clear, current and comprehensive information, our route notes allow you to set your own walking pace, explore the unique features of the region, and take in local culture at your leisure.
Your holiday, your way
Not being part of a group means you can stay in intimate hotels and guesthouses, and gives you so much freedom. Freedom to choose your start date, the length of your holiday (feel free to add extra nights) and your travel route – we’ll happily book a bespoke travel package for you, either by air, by rail or by ferry.
Walking since 1984
Since 1984 we’ve walked the most dramatic, tranquil and beautiful paths in Europe and beyond. We’ve learned a lot along the way, and would like to pass on our experience to you. Whether you prefer gentle paths or challenging hikes, call us. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can help you plan your ideal walking holiday.