Marsalforn lies between the hill-top towns of Xagħra and Żebbuġ. Marsalforn is the most popular tourist resort on Gozo due to the number facilities fond here such as hotels, restaurants, bars and beaches. Marsalforn became a premiere diving locality in Gozo, with several scuba diving schools locating on the sea front.
The picturesque fishing village of Marsalforn is located on the northern coast of Gozo. This relaxed and friendly community offers a warm welcome to all. Shops, cafes, restaurants and bars line the harbour front, making a popular meeting place for both visitors and locals alike. A small beach at the centre of the bay and several rocky coves at the edge of the village, mean that various sunbathing and bathing spots are easily accessible. The village has also become the premiere diving centre on Gozo, with several scuba diving schools locating on the sea front.
As recorded in the Acts of the Apostles, Paul the Apostle was shipwrecked in Malta, but legend maintains that it was from Marsalforn that he embarked for Sicily and Rome. Today, this legend is symbolised by the village’s emblem, and the village church is also dedicated to the memory of Saint Paul departure from Marsalforn. The church, originally raised in the fourteenth century, has been rebuilt and enlarged many times.