Useful Telephone Numbers

Directory Enquiries (Go Mobile) 1187
Directory Enquiries (Go) 1182
Directory Enquiries (Melita) 2727 5000
Directory Enquiries (Red Touch) 9111 0100
Directory Enquiries (Vodafone) 1189
Electricity Power Failure 2122 3601
Emergency Telephone (Ambulance, Police and Fire) 112
Enemalta Corporation Customer Care 8007 2224
Flight Enquiries 50043 333
Government Information Service 153
Gozo Channel Co Ltd. 2156 1622/ 2155 6114
Gozo Farmhouses Ltd. 2156 1280
Hospital - Gozo 2156 1600
Hospital - Malta - Mater Dei 2545 0000
Liquigas Malta Ltd 2165 1661/ 5
Local Wardens 2156 5599
Lost & Found Property 2122 4781
Overseas Operator 1152
Passport Office - Gozo 2215 6247
Passport Office - Malta 2220 9100
Petroleum Division 2220 8230
SPCA - Gozo 2155 3769
SPCA - Malta 2123 4431
Telephone Faults 133
Time Check 195
Traffic Accident 2132 0202
Water Services Corporation (Faults & Billing) 8007 2222
Weather Forecast 50043344
Yellow Pages Helpline 8007 2237

Currency, Banks and Exchange Money


Malta's Currency is the euro. One euro is divided into 100 euro cents. Notes in circulation come in €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500 denominations and there are €0.01, €0.02, €0.05, €0.10, €0.20, €0.50, €1 and €2 coins.

Banks and Exchange Money

There are five banks in Gozo - Bank of Valletta, Banif, HSBC, Lombard and APS.

Banks in Gozo are open from Monday to Saturday between 8.30 and 13.30. Around the island, there are several bank branches and ATMs from which one can withdraw Maltese currency at any time. One can find an ATM, in Victoria, Xlendi, Marsalforn, Nadur and Mgarr.

It is fairly easy to find parking near all bank locations, and you will never be more than 10 minutes away from the nearest bank.

It is possible to exchange foreign currency notes in banks, exchange bureaux and 24-hour exchange machines. (There is one in Xlendi and another one in Marsalforn.) All major financial institutions will also cash travellers' cheques, though you will need to present your passport. Generally, Banks offer the best rates for all currency transactions.

The major credit cards - Visa, Master Card, and American Express are widely accepted to pay for accommodation, car rental, meals, and other purchases.


Malta’s climate is strongly influenced by the sea and is typical of the Mediterranean. The Islands have a very sunny climate with a daily average of five to six hours of sunshine in mid-winter to more than 12 hours in summer. The climate in Gozo is warm and healthy. The temperature averages 14C in winter and 32C in Summer. Kindly visit the Meteorological Office, Malta International Airport plc for a detailed weather report.


Pharmacy  Town Address Telephone
Abela Pharmacy Victoria 42, De Soldanis Street  2155 6170
Azzopardi Pharmacy Victoria Capuchin's Street 2156 3233
Batu Pharmacy Victoria 38, Palm Street 2155 1841 
Castle Pharmacy Victoria 2, Independence Square 2155 6970
Palm Pharmacy Victoria 2, Palm Street 2155 8388
Tac-Cawla Pharmacy Victoria Triq 7 ta' Gunju  2155 7819
Fontana Pharmacy Fontana 187, Ghajn Street 2156 6979
Ghajnsielem Pharmacy Ghajnsielem Independence Square 2720 3615
Lauretana Pharmacy Ghajnsielem 36, Mgarr Road 2156 3017
Pisani Pharmacy Sannat Sannat Street 2156 4447
Tony's Pharmacy Marsalforn Qbajjar Road 2156 3617
Nadur Pharmacy Nadur 28th April 1688 Square 2156 3589
Vella Pharmacy Nadur 13th December Street 2156 6431
St. Joseph Pharmacy  Qala  28, St. Joseph Square 2155 5348
Joyce's Pharmacy  Xaghra 8th September Avenue 2156 1486
Xaghra Pharmacy Xaghra 157, Church Street 2755 1140
St. John Pharmacy Xewkija 85, Independence Street 2156 3052
Gozo Chemists Pharmacy Xewkija Mgarr Road 2155 7278

Normal Opening hours: 08.00 - 19.00 hrs.

On Sundays, chemists open on a roster from 07.30 until 11.00 in Gozo. One can check local Sunday newspapers for details of the roster.


Dragon Restaurant (Chinese) Marsalforn
Lantern Marsalforn
Arzella Restaurant Marsalforn
Il-Kaptan Restaurant Marsalforn
Chez Amand Restaurant Qbajjar, Marsalforn
Horizon Restaurant Qbajjar, Marsalforn
Kartell Restaurant Marsalforn
Neptunes Restaurant Marsalforn
Odyssey Restaurant Marsalforn
Il-Forno Tavern Marsalforn
L-Aragosta Marsalforn
Bo Jangles Marsalforn
Peppermill Marsalforn
Pierre's Marsalforn
Otters Bistro Marsalforn
Pebbles Restaurant Marsalforn
Pulena Restaurant Marsalforn
Qbajjar Restaurant Marsalforn
Smileys Restaurant Marsalforn
Smuggles Cave Restaurant Marsalforn
Ta' Frenċ Restaurant Marsalforn
Tang Cheng Marsalforn
Fu Hua Chinese Restaurant Victoria
Panzier Restaurant Victoria
Tamarisk Restaurant Victoria
Red Rose Restaurant Victoria
Ta' Rikardu Cittadella, Victoria
Vinyard Restaurant Victoria
Atrium Wine Bar & Grill Victoria
Cittadella Victoria
La Stanza Victoria
Da Luigi Mġarr
Huan Yuan Mġarr
Il-Kċina tal-Barrakka Mġarr
Al Porto Mġarr
L-Ankra Mġarr
Manoel's Mġarr
Ta' Pawlu Mġarr
Seaview Restaurant Mġarr
Stone Crab Xlendi
Huang Gong Chinese Restaurant Xlendi
Sea Shells Restaurant Xlendi
Il-Kantra Restaurant Xlendi
Moby Dick Restaurant Xlendi
Terrazzo Restaurant Xlendi
Paradise Restaurant Xlendi
Ta' Karolina Xlendi
It-Tmun Xlendi
Bonitos Restaurant Xlendi
Churchill Restaurant Xlendi
Da Manuel Xlendi
Ic-Cima Xlendi
Almar Nadur
Ta' Kenuna Nadur
Oleander Restaurant Xagħra
Gester Xagħra
Xi Xi Chinese Xagħra
Salvina Restaurant Għarb
Jeffrey's Restaurant Għarb
Tatitas San Lawrenz
Xerri il-Bukkett Restaurant Qala
D-Bar Qala
Stone Age Qala
Il-Girna Restaurant Sannat
L-Skoll Restaurant Sannt
Rexy Restaurant Għajnsielem
Universal Sport Bar & Grill Xewkija

Local Dishes


The Public Transport service in Gozo operates daily between 05.30 and 23.00 hrs. There are 15 different routes that operate from the central hub in Victoria Bus Station to various localities on the Island. For further details and a timetable Click Here.

Gozo Ferry

Gozo Channel provides a vital lifeline between the islands of Malta, the mainland, and Gozo. Its modern fleet includes three state-of-the-art ferries, M.V. Ta' Pinu, M.V. Gaudos, and M.V. Malita. Passenger and vehicle service is provided all the year-round between Mgarr Harbour (Gozo) and Cirkewwa (Malta) including Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays together with a night service throughout the year.

Visit the Gozo Channel Website for more information on ferry departures.

Public Holidays

1st January New Year's Day
10 February St Paul's Shipwreck
19th March St. Joseph
31st March Freedom Day
March/ April (date changes) Good Friday
1st May Labour Day
7th June Sette Giugno
29th June St. Peter and St. Paul (L-Imnarja)
15th August The Assumption (Santa Marija)
8th September Our Lady of Victories
21st September Independence Day
8th December Immaculate Conception
13th December Republic Day
25th December Christmas Day