Secrets of Gozo

History

History

History

Historical places in Xlendi Punic Tombs The Punic Tombs  in Xlendi date back to the  Punic-Byzantine times , the artifacts  where found at St. Simon Point (under St. Simon Street) and more were found in the Xlendi Valley. Romans used to use Xlendi as a […]

Nature

Nature

Xlendi Bay During the British rule, Xlendi’s bay was sandy, but with the passage of time, water from the valley and human interference, it is now pebbly. The bay is still known for the rocks on the left side of the bay which are good […]

Xlendi Church

Xlendi Church

Introduction Today, it is known as one of the most beautiful beaches in our islands, forming one of the many tourist resorts in our islands. Xlendi, however in the past, was just a small fishing village in the southern part of Gozo, situated between Kerċem […]

Xlendi Tower

Xlendi Tower

The Xlendi Tower guarding the mouth of the bay was built by the Grandmaster Juan de Lascaris-Castellar on 29 June 1650. This was built so pirates or Turks could not launch attacks from this bay. This tower is still standing. It has, until recently, been […]