Saint Lawrence (Maltese: San Lawrenz) is a village on the Isle of Gozo, Malta. Its name is derived from Lawrence of Rome who is the patron saint for the village. The natural reserve Fungus Rock is administratively part of the town, as is the famous Azure Window landmark.
It is built on a plain surrounded by three hills, Għammar, Gelmus and Ta’ Dbieġi. The last mentioned, Ta’ Dbieġi, rises 195 metres above sea level and is Gozo’s highest point. In the limits of San Lawrenz there is also the splendid bay ofDwejra renowned for its strange geological faults and admired by tourists and locals alike.
This picturesque village has succeeded in retaining its traditional and rural lifestyle. It has managed to open up to progress without sacrificing its natural beauty and those values and traditions, which form the identity of this charming village