Essential Information

Travel in Marsalforn

Public Transport in Marsalforn
If you are going to be staying in Marsalforn there is one very important thing to remember if you plan on using any type of transport to get from A to B: What applies on Malta doesn’t apply in Gozo, and vice versa.

If you’re travelling between the two islands it is good to know that bus passes aren’t valid on either side and taxis don’t go across as well. Getting to and from Malta and Gozo requires taking a short ferry ride that lasts roughly 30 minutes. The ferry departs on average every 45 minutes during peak periods. It costs €4.65 for adults and €1.15 for children.

There are dedicated bus routes for Marsalforn travel to help make getting from Marsalforn to anywhere around the island that much easier. On the occasion that you may be looking to take a bus or two when crossing over to Malta, you should get to know the various bus fares and different types of Malta bus pass you can purchase before travelling. The Hop On Hop Off sightseeing bus is a great way to see the sights of Gozo, an interesting and informative way to get from village to village.

Of course if you don’t want to wait on a bus and would rather make your own way around Gozo, you can hire a car. Gozo car hire rates vary depending on the time of year you’re looking to hire the vehicle and you can see how much a car will be on average by checking our Malta car hire fare table.

Taxis are also very popular considering how small the island is. For anyone getting the ferry across from Malta, you should know that taxi fares to Marsalforn are done so at a fixed rate and you’ll easily be able to see what fares different drivers provide on boards at the terminal. The fixed fare before departure helps ensure that travellers aren’t short changed.

Prices correct as Feb 2019

Upcoming Events

Ta' Marija Folklore Dinner Show
01 JAN
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31 DEC

Ta' Marija Folklore Dinner Show

For an evening of culinary delights sprinkled with a lot of liveliness,  special Folklore evenings which start with strolling musicians playin...
 Ta' Marija
Feast of Maria Regina
25 Aug

Feast of Maria Regina

The Feast of Queen Mary is celebrated in the town of Marsa in Malta.
 Marsa, Malta
Feast of Our St. Paul
25 Aug

Feast of Our St. Paul

The Feast of St. Paul is celebrated in the town of Safi in Malta.
 Hal Safi, Malta
Feast of St Bartholomew
25 Aug

Feast of St Bartholomew

The Feast of St. Bartholomew is celebrated in the town of Gharghur in Malta.
 Hal Gharghur, Malta
Feast of St. Julian
25 Aug

Feast of St. Julian

The Feast of St. Julian is celebrated in the town of St. Julian's in Malta.
 St. Julian’s, Malta
Feast of Our Lady of Loreto
01 Sep

Feast of Our Lady of Loreto

The Feast of Our Lady of Loreto is celebrated in the town of Ghajnsielem in Gozo.
 Ghajnsielem, Gozo
Feast of St. Catherine
01 Sep

Feast of St. Catherine

The Feast of St Catherine is celebrated every year in the first week of September and lasts the whole week. 
 Zurrieq, Malta
The Feast of St. Gregory
01 Sep

The Feast of St. Gregory

The Feast of St. Gregory will be celebrated in the town of Sliema in Malta.
 Sliema, Malta
Malta Gay Pride Week
06 SEP
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15 SEP

Malta Gay Pride Week

The Malta Gay Pride Week.
 Triton Square
Feast of our Lady of Graces
08 Sep

Feast of our Lady of Graces

The Maltese islands’ packed calendar of feasts reaches a peak in August and all but peters out by October. But it is the feast of Our Lady of...
 Zabbar
Il Vitorja (Victory Day)
08 Sep

Il Vitorja (Victory Day)

This date commemorates the end of the Great Siege of 1565, the end of the French occupation of Malta in 1800 and co-incidentally enough the armisti...
 Malta & Gozo
The Feast of Our Lady of the Nativity
08 Sep

The Feast of Our Lady of the Nativity

The Feast of Our Lady of the Nativity will be celebrated in the town of Mellieħa in Malta.
 Mellieħa, Malta
Feast of our Lady of Sorrows
15 Sep

Feast of our Lady of Sorrows

The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is celebrated in the town of St. Paul's Bay in Malta.
 St Pauls Bay, Malta
Feast of our Lady of Sorrows
15 Sep

Feast of our Lady of Sorrows

The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is celebrated in the town of St. Paul's Bay in Malta.
 St Pauls Bay, Malta
Malta Military Tattoo
20 SEP
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22 SEP

Malta Military Tattoo

The Malta Tattoo is the annual major tourism draw, and is a reflection of Malta’s military music heritage.
 Malta Fairs & Conventions Centre
Independence Day
21 Sep

Independence Day

Malta gained its political Independence from Britain on the 21st September 1964. 
 Malta & Gozo
Żejt iż-Żejtun
28 Sep

Żejt iż-Żejtun

Żejtun will be celebrating the start of the olive-picking season and pressing of oil through its annual festival, fittingly called Żejt iż-Żejtun.
 Żejtun
Notte Bianca
05 Oct

Notte Bianca

Notte Bianca (White Night) is an all night event creating an ambience set in the capital city of Valletta.
 Valletta, Malta
BirguFest
11 OCT
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13 OCT

BirguFest

This event taking place in Birgu (also known as Vittoriosa), which is one of Malta's oldest and most historic cities, has now become an annual nati...
 Vittoriosa (Birgu)
Mdina Classic Grand Prix
12 OCT
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13 OCT

Mdina Classic Grand Prix

The Mdina Grand Prix Classic Car Event will be held this October. 
 Mdina, Malta
Fjakkolata - A Festival of lights
13 Oct

Fjakkolata - A Festival of lights

For this event you will need to make your way to Gozo. 
 Santa Lucija, Gozo
Rolex Middle Sea Race
21 Oct

Rolex Middle Sea Race

The Rolex Middle Sea Race is a highly rated offshore classic, often mentioned in the same breath as the Rolex Fastnet, The Rolex Sydney - Hobart an...
 FROM 11:00 AM TO 12:00 AM
 Valletta, Malta
Feast of our Lady of Consolation
27 Oct

Feast of our Lady of Consolation

The Feast of Our Lady of Consolation is celebrated in the town of Gudja in Malta. 
 Gudja, Malta
The Ħamrun Chocolate Festival
28 Oct

The Ħamrun Chocolate Festival

The Hamrun Local Council will be holding the latest edition of the Hamrun Chocolate Festival.
 FROM 07:00 PM TO 11:00 PM
 Hamrun
Three Palaces Festival
01 NOV
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10 NOV

Three Palaces Festival

Three Palaces: Celebrating Music with performances set in historically important and magnificent buildings.
 FROM 08:00 PM TO 09:00 PM
 Valletta, Malta
Malta International Choir Festival
07 NOV
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10 NOV

Malta International Choir Festival

The festival takes place in various locations, ranging from theatres to churches and other public places in Malta and Gozo.
 Valletta, Malta
Feast of St.Martin
11 Nov

Feast of St.Martin

St Martin’s feast, celebrated in November is famous especially with children. 
 Bahrija, Malta
The Malta International Darts Open
19 NOV
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21 NOV

The Malta International Darts Open

The Malta International Darts Open.
 Cottonera Sports Complex, Malta
Republic Day
13 Dec

Republic Day

On the 13th December 1974 the Maltese Constitution was amended and Malta became a Republic, having Sir Anthony Mamo as its first President.
 Malta & Gozo
Republic Day
13 Dec

Republic Day

On the 13th December 1974 the Maltese Constitution was amended and Malta became a Republic, having Sir Anthony Mamo as its first President.
 Malta & Gozo
Christmas Day
25 Dec

Christmas Day

How is Christmas Day celebrated in Malta? Find out by reading our guide here at Chevron Holidays.
 Malta & Gozo
Christmas Day
25 Dec

Christmas Day

How is Christmas Day celebrated in Malta? Find out by reading our guide here at Chevron Holidays.
 Malta & Gozo
New Year's Day
01 Jan

New Year's Day

The start of a brand new year is a day of celebration all around the world.
 Malta & Gozo
Valletta International Baroque Festival
10 JAN
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25 JAN

Valletta International Baroque Festival

Experience Valletta's International Baroque Festival in Malta with Chevron Holidays.
 Manoel Theatre, Malta
Feast of St.Paul's Shipwreck
10 Feb

Feast of St.Paul's Shipwreck

St. Paul is the patron saint of Malta. This is the first major feast day of the year and is a National Public Holiday and as well as a Religious Fe...
 Valletta, Malta
Malta Carnival 2020
21 FEB
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25 FEB

Malta Carnival 2020

Discover Malta's Carnival, which goes back hundreds of years. The Malta Carnival is celebrated in numerous towns and villages but especially in Val...
 Malta & Gozo
Nadur Spontaneous Carnival
21 FEB
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25 FEB

Nadur Spontaneous Carnival

Nadur’s Spontaneous Carnival is distinctive among the many manifestations of Carnival. 
 Nadur Square, Gozo
Feast of St. Joseph
19 Mar

Feast of St. Joseph

This feast is celebrated in the town of Rabat.  It is also a Public Holiday.
Freedom Day
31 Mar

Freedom Day

On 31st March 1979, the Defence Treaty with Britain came to an end as the last British forces left the Island. 
 Vittoriosa
Freedom Day
31 Mar

Freedom Day

On 31st March 1979, the Defence Treaty with Britain came to an end as the last British forces left the Island. 
 Vittoriosa
Palm Sunday
05 Apr

Palm Sunday

This annual feast falls on the Sunday before Easter and commemorates the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem in the days before his Passi...
Maundy Thursday, Valletta
09 Apr

Maundy Thursday, Valletta

The week leading up to Easter is a good time to be in Malta. Whether you are a believer or not is of little significance as the religious celebrati...
 Valletta , Malta
Good Friday
10 Apr

Good Friday

Good Friday and Easter are celebrated in Malta in a liturgical and ceremonially prominent manner. 
 Malta & Gozo
Easter Sunday
12 Apr

Easter Sunday

Easter exhibits itself in a happier and festive mood. The Statue of the Risen Christ signifies the last act of the Passion of the Christ - Christ t...
Gozo Half Marathon
26 Apr

Gozo Half Marathon

The Gozo Half Marathon was first organised in Xaghra, Gozo on the 6th February, 1977. 
 Gozo
AMP Lost and Found - Malta
30 APR
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03 MAY

AMP Lost and Found - Malta

Annie Mac Presents: Lost & Found Festival in the breathtaking Mediterranean island of Malta.
 Malta
Worker's Day
01 May

Worker's Day

Worker's Day is an annual holiday celebrated all over the world.
Worker's Day
01 May

Worker's Day

Worker's Day is an annual holiday celebrated all over the world.
Feast of our Lady of Sorrows
15 Sep

Feast of our Lady of Sorrows

The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is celebrated in the town of St. Paul's Bay in Malta.
 St Pauls Bay, Malta
Republic Day
13 Dec

Republic Day

On the 13th December 1974 the Maltese Constitution was amended and Malta became a Republic, having Sir Anthony Mamo as its first President.
 Malta & Gozo
Christmas Day
25 Dec

Christmas Day

How is Christmas Day celebrated in Malta? Find out by reading our guide here at Chevron Holidays.
 Malta & Gozo
Freedom Day
31 Mar

Freedom Day

On 31st March 1979, the Defence Treaty with Britain came to an end as the last British forces left the Island. 
 Vittoriosa
Worker's Day
01 May

Worker's Day

Worker's Day is an annual holiday celebrated all over the world.
Feast of our Lady of Sorrows
15 Sep

Feast of our Lady of Sorrows

The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is celebrated in the town of St. Paul's Bay in Malta.
 St Pauls Bay, Malta
Christmas Day
25 Dec

Christmas Day

How is Christmas Day celebrated in Malta? Find out by reading our guide here at Chevron Holidays.
 Malta & Gozo
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