Kalymnos Holidays

Nestled among the turquoise waters and sun-touched landscapes of the Dodecanese Islands, Kalymnos beckons holidaymakers with its eclectic mix of natural beauty, rich history and vibrant way of life.

Perfect for thrill-seekers, food enthusiasts or those seeking tranquillity alike, Kalymnos promises a treasure trove of experiences. From the daring heights of its world-class rock climbing opportunities to the rich depths of its underwater marine life and sampling an array of local dishes, a holiday to Kalymnos is sure to cater every kind of traveller's whims and wishes.

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Things to See and Do

Whether it's delving into the captivating geology of the unique cave systems, reliving the island's rich sponge diving history or exploring the local beach life, the attractions of Kalymnos are both diverse and engaging. Here are a few must-visits during your stay.

Marvel at the beauty of Kefalas Cave

Venture deep into the stunning subterranean world of Kefalas Cave. Replete with impressive limestone formations, stalagmites and stalactites, experience unique views in the heart of the island. The knowledgeable tour guides provide a fascinating journey through its geological history, making this a great educational experience for families.

Discover the stunning Σπήλαιο Αγίας Βαρβάρας

Often mesmerising visitors with its stalagmite and stalactite spectacle, the Σπήλαιο Αγίας Βαρβάρας cave will leave you awe-struck. A guided tour inside will enlighten you about its creation and the fascinating journeys made by the mineral-rich groundwater that sculpted these organic forms over thousands of years.

Visit the Μνημείο Καλύμνιου Σφουγγαρά

Take a peek into Kalymnos' rich sponge diving history by visiting the Μνημείο Καλύμνιου Σφουγγαρά. This tribute to the island's brave sponge divers, conveniently located in Pothia, reveals tales of traditional techniques and hardships faced by the divers.

Hone your rock climbing skills

Kalymnos is world-renowned for its rock climbing routes. Depending on the season, climbers of varying expertise can enjoy some thrilling feats, backed by expert guidance and professional equipment.

Experience local culture

Immerse yourself in the charm of Kalymnos' local life, saturated with Greek hospitality, lively music and lively tavernas serving local dishes. Meander through narrow alleyways and bustling farmer markets for an authentic Greek experience.

Destination Essentials

A year-round destination, Kalymnos is particularly appealing for holiday travel from April to June and September to October. During these months, the temperatures linger between a comfortable 20-25°C, perfect for outdoor activities and exploring the island.

Rock climbers can expect optimal conditions during these modest seasons, and the pristine beaches and clear blue waters are always inviting for a rendezvous. Also, with fewer tourists, autumn and spring allow for a more tranquil holiday experience with shorter queues and reduced accommodation rates.

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