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Address: Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta

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Only for fans of Homer

My wife and I both read the story as children, therefore the trip there was a little more than "exploring a cool cave." We were both disappointed that it was closed - really, I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Situated in Xaghra just above Ramla Hamra, this place has a stunning view. Although the cave itself is not open for anyone as it is dangerous the view and surroundings are worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

W had a taxi take us round Gozo.its brill way to see Gozo,the view we had down over Calpso,s cave was stunning,and there in a lttle hut,at the viewing platform looking over to the cave, is a lady who sells the most lovely knitted good, and more ,shae was there last year,lovely lady.hope to see it all again next year.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My wife and I both read the story as children, therefore the trip there was a little more than "exploring a cool cave." We were both disappointed that it was closed - really, I could've vaulted the fence and went in if I had wanted to, but I figure it's closed for a reason, and I'd hate to be the... More 

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Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

very disappointing not worth the trip. The cave is closed and although the view was impressive, you can find that practically anywhere in Gozo

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Visited this place on a lovely sunny day and the panoramic views from the viewpoint were beautiful. The cave itself was just a slit in the ground and very dark so a bit disappointing as caves go. However the myth is interesting but one would hope that the cave was bigger further in if Odysseus had to live in it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went to the cave but it was inaccessible, due to a boulder that apparently has fallen and blocked the view. In any case, we weren't able to visit...and it appeared to have happened a long while ago. Better to just go down and view the bay up close.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

There is still a platform with a nice view of the red sand beach, but otherwise don't bother. The entrance to the cave has collapsed and the cave is closed.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We didn't head here purposely but as part of an open top tour bus. It's interesting that this spot is part of the island's mythology but it's a real shame the actual cave has collapsed and is unsafe. So it might be felt that the trip is pointless, however as an overall part of the island's history it's interesting getting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great view and novel experience, give it a go, take a torch with you too and advisable to wear sensible shoes.

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The views are beautiful and definitely worth it but right opposite it on the other side of Ramla there is a bigger cave which is safe to enter and has beautiful panoramas as well! The Calypso Cave has been closed for years now due to it being unsafe.

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