Gozo is the
second-largest island in the Maltese
archipelago. Compared with Malta, it's more
rural, relaxed and greener with a beautiful
The island offers lovely beaches in secluded
coves as well as beach holiday resorts. The
most popular resorts are Marsalforn and
Visitors to Gozo can experience the
spectacular Azure Window, a natural arch
formed millions of years ago when a
limestone cave collapsed.
Further popular tourist attractions in Gozo
are the Ggantija Temples, which are the
world's oldest free-standing structures, and
the Citadella in the centre of the capital
Gozo can only be reached by boat. The car
ferries between Cirkewwa (Malta) and the
port of Mgarr (Gozo
transports more than one million cars yearly!
Village, also known as Sweethaven Village,
is located at Anchor Bay in the north-west
corner of Malta, three kilometres from the
village of Mellieha.
The village was built by Paramount Pictures
and Walt Disney Productions to shoot a film
based on the comic strips 'Popeye the sailor'.
Now Popeye Village is open to the public and
one of the most visited tourist attractions
The list of attractions in Popeye Village is
long. First of all you can explore the
village and get to meet the main characters,
such as Popeye, Olive Oyl and Bluto.
Further activities include play houses,
puppet shows, face painting, minigolf,
museum and a seperate funfair with rides for
the small children.
Besides these activities, Popeye Village
offers additional activities according to
the respective season. During the summer,
the activities include water trampolines, a
play pool and short boat rides.
For further information like opening hours,
prices and seasonal programme, please visit
of Popeye Village Fun Park.