besides being Gozo's main harbour, is still the most important
fishing village of the Island. It provides the best shelter for the
local fishing boats during the winter months. Mgarr also boasts a
modern yacht marina which hosts a large number of yachts and
pleasure boats throughout the year.
fishing port is a bee hive of activity throughout the year with
fishermen either preparing their equipment for the fishing season or
returning to harbour to sell their catch.
Mgarr Harbour is Fort Chambrai which was built by the Knights of St.
John in 1749 and later used by the British forces. A church
dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes also overlooks Mgarr.
of Mediterranean fishing ports, the harbour is very well served with
restaurants and bars serving fresh sea food and the finest local and