Kalymnos, a top sport climbing holiday destination
A spectacular sea floor, mysterious caves and a bonfire Easter extravaganza, even visible from nearby islands, are some of the things Kalymnos has to offer. It’s a perfect destination whether you prefer beaches or mountains. Travel to the island of the sponge divers by booking cheap ferry tickets to Kalymnos at Let’s Ferry.
Vyzotos beach in Kalymnos
Τhe must sees
Wander in Pothia to admire the fine architecture of the capital of Kalymnos and learn about its history. At the Archaeological Museum you can see the “Lady of Kalymnos” a magnificent ancient Greek bronze statue from the 3rd century BC. If you are interested in the history of sponge diving tradition, the Maritime Museum is the right place for you. At the Museum of marine life and findings, you will see starfish, corals and findings of the Second World War. Visit the rich valley of Vathy where you will find the port of Rina, one of the prettiest fiords in Greece and a nearby natural aquarium!
The view from Agios Savvas Monastery
Climb the 230 steps that lead to the Castle of Kalymnos and enjoy the stunning view. Many believe that the view is better from the Agios Savvas Monastery, take pictures of both places and leave it on Instagram to decide!
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Activities on and under the water
Due to its rocky landscape, Kalymnos has become one of the world’s top sport-climbing holiday destinations and the perfect place for other outdoor activities. Grab the necessary equipment and get ready for: The annual Kalymnos Rock Climbing Festival, a unique gathering of climbers from every corner of the globe. 60 fields and almost 2500 routes for all climbing levels are offering you a 360 view of the Aegean Sea from the top!
Palatia, impressive rocky formations and a famous climbing field at Kalymnos island
Shipwreck diving and rare marine species exploration. Kalymnos hosts the only Public School for Professional Diving in the country.
Swimming in Kantouniand Linaria, two amazing beaches that you will find in the buzzy area of Panormos. Book ticket ferries to Kalymnos through letsferry.com, find all the available routes and save time with web check in.
Pothia town, the Chora of Kalymnos
Tip: While here, rent a boat to visit the islets of Pserimos, Telendos and Kalolimnos, that will charm you with their simplicity.
Information about the port of Kalymnos
The island’s port is regularly linked to Piraeus, Rhodes and the rest of the Dodecanese islands.