Holidays in Kalymnos

Kalymnos Holidays 

Being aware of the needs of the Greek traveler and especially of the modern foreigner one, who sometimes is in awe of the abundance of information on the internet, the well experienced team of Greecehotelholiday.com has a suggestion for everyone’ s taste. With over 35 years of expertise in tourism in Greece, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to questions usually asked when one plans holidays in Kalymnos: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Kalymnos? What about transportation on the island?

Holidays in Greece 

Considering Greece to be a magical place for your vacation, we urge you to visit the sections Greek IslandsThematic Holidays, and why not the Mainland of Greece. We believe that every little part of Greece has a thrilling travelling experience to offer.

Kalymnos travel, tourism info

Kalymnos is the fourth largest island of the Dodecanese. It is located in the south eastern Aegean between Leros and Kos. It is known as 'the island of the sponge divers' because it was the main occupation of Kalymnos for many centuries and to which it owes a large part of its economic prosperity and fame.Kalymnos with her unique geophysical landscape is a popular destination for visitors seeking something different. In recent years it has acquired fame as a climbing centre and has over 850 organised climbing routes. Another focus of attraction is its sponge diving tradition and a magical undersea wealth. There is the Government owned Faculty of Professional Divers, unique in Greece, as well as other privately owned Diving Centres for lovers of the sport. Most famous vilages in Kalymnos are: Emporio, Kantouni and Massouri.

Kalymnos useful info

Town Hall +30 22430 59141
Police Station +30 22430 22100
Port Authority +30 22430 29304
Prefecture of Kalymnos +30 22430 59630
Hospital +30 22430 23025
Municipal Tourist Organization +30 22430 59630
Municipal Transport +30 22430 51760
 


Holiday packages, Offers for Kalymnos

Holiday packages for Kalymnos

Greecehotelholiday.com, is the site that enables you to create online, easily and quickly, your own holiday package to Kalymnos. We can assure you that you can make any booking with us, whether it is airplane or ferry tickets, hotels, car rental.

You can combine your holidays with short visits to nearby islands like Leros and Kos to create your own unique holiday.

Kalymnos Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Kalymnos

Book your ferry tickets for Kalymnos online with us, then collect your ticket at the port before your departure, from the special ticket kiosks. - Please note that some ship companies do not offer this service. If the case is so, we post your tickets well in advance.-

Ship itinerary information for Kalymnos

Kalymnos can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the port of Piraeus. Also, there is access from the nearby islands, like Samos, Agathonisi, Astypalea, Chalki, Kastelorizo, Kos, Lipsi, Leros, Nisiros, Patmos, Rodos, Simi, Tilos, Arkioi by ferry boat or sea-taxi.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Kalymnos

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Kalymnos, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Kalymnos

The Kalymnos airport is connected with the main airports of Greece. Moreover, Kalymnos airport welcomes several foreign airlines, especially during summer time, which schedule regular or charter flights. Thus, travellers from abroad have the chance to visit this magnificent destination.

Book your flights easily and quickly through our online booking system. Telephone booking is also available for those who do not want to use a credit card. Kalymnos Airport  (Kalymnos - National Airport) is located in Argos area 15 minutes from the town of Kalymnos, Pothia.

Flights to Kalymnos

Domestic flights

Flights from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport to Kalymnos are daily and, depending on the period of year, become more frequent. Flights last 1 hour approximately and the types of aircrafts vary.

The airplane carrier is only Olympic Air.

International flights

International passengers will reach Kalymnos via Athens, however, there are some low cost airlines from European destinations that connect directly.

To receive the most-up-to-date information on flights, please refer to our online booking for tickets, as schedules and flights to Kalymnos change.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Kalymnos

To get the best deals early booking is required. Visit Greecehotelholiday.com and find cheap tickets for Kalymnos. Take profit from low cost airline and last-minute bookings, as well. Don't forget to use your airmile bonus card.

Hotels in Kalymnos, Hotel Guide, Special Offer

Hotel Guide

Greecehotelholiday.com provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for hotel accommodation. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Kalymnos

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Kalymnos (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Kalymnos

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Kalymnos (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels) search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Kalymnos

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Excursions and special places of interest in Kalymnos

Excursions and tours in Kalymnos

The Sanctuary of Dilio Apollo is one of the most important areas of Kalymnos which flourished from the Geometric to the Roman times. There were churches, a theatre, a gymnasium, a parliament, statues, figurines and inscriptions. In the northeast of the coastal settlement Emporios there is a fortress from the Hellenistic Age, Kastri with strong walls, two defence towers and a gate. The Castle of Chora is located northeast of Chora settlement and it was built in the 11th AD century and was repaired by the Knights of St. John in the late 15th century. Till the early of 18th century the Castle of Chora was the residential centre of Kalymnos. Finally, you must visit the museums of Kalymnos, the Municipal Navy Museum, the Archaeological Museum, the traditional House of Kalymnos and the museum of Marine Life and Findings.

Places of interest in Kalymnos

The beaches of Kalymnos are very beautiful. Some are extending over kilometres while other are nestled in small, secluded coves. With golden sand or smooth pebbles, all the beaches of the island have mirror-like waters varying on a rich palette of blue. Some of them are Platis Yialos, Myrties, Akti and many more.

Thematic tours in Kalymnos

Kalymnos is considered to be a remarkable destination in the world for :

Adventure Tours

Youth Tourism.

Restaurants and nightlife in Kalymnos

There are many taverns and café houses on the island where you can taste local food. The Mirmitzeli and the Mitzithra (Greek skim-milk cheese) are local specialties that are worth trying. In the bakeries of Kalymnos you will find many sweets like baklava, cookies and galaktoboureko. Night life in Kalymnos is unique and diverse. Beach bars make their presence known everywhere and for the worshippers of night entertainment, Kalymnos caters for all tastes. For those who want to party till the morning, there are streets filled with bars and clubs in Kalymnos Town, bursting with life and energy till sunrise. If you prefer the calmer romantic spots, there's always the beach front cafe bars with their idyllic character and unique decoration.

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