For opera enthusiasts, it’s time to plan a city break to Malta

For opera enthusiasts, it’s time to plan a city break to Malta

The island of Gozo has two opera houses in Victoria ( Ir-Rabat ): the Astra Theatre, and the Aurora Opera House. Each puts on at least one fully staged opera a year, often with international soloists.

Aurora Theatre presents Giacomo Puccini’s timeless classic, Tosca, on October 13th ( Online booking on

Astra Theatre presents the love knocks unbidden La Traviata, on October 25th and 27th ( Online booking on

The existence of Gozo’s buzzing opera scene may come as a surprise to many, but with some of the world’s biggest stars performing here on a yearly basis, the island has become an international hub for the art.

These productions are highly sought by opera enthusiasts. These unique events present a fantastic opportunity to discovering the autumn season of the Maltese Archipelago.

Should you be interested in a lyrical city break, The Snop House team will be glad to host you at our accommodation suites in the Three Cities and to organize all transfer from Senglea to Victoria.




For a minimum of 3 nights * accommodation  at The Snop House during the Rolex Middle Sea Race  (19-26th October)  or on the occasion of one of the opera performances  in Gozo ** (La Boheme 12th October+, Il Trovatore 24 and 26th October***), you will be offered a complimentary welcoming bottle of Cassar de Malta.

*Direct booking only
** Special offer available on presentation of your ticket for one of the shows only
*** We will be more than happy to organize your transfer between Senlea and Victoria (Gozo) with our dedicated taxi services