Famous for its sponge diving tradition, Kalymnos in Greece has become a popular tourist destination in the recent years. The island boasts of rocky landscapes, a rugged coastline, and crystal-clear waters, offering superb sea or sunset views. 

Visitors can explore the island’s charming villages, including Pothia, the capital, and Massouri, which has emerged as a lively resort town. Fine sandy beaches and hidden coves provide a perfect setting for relaxation and swimming. 

The island’s food is another highlight, with fresh seafood and renowned local delicacies such as kalymnian cheese pastry and thyme honey. 

Kalymnos is an ideal destination for adventurous types, with various outdoor activities such as rock climbing, hiking, and sea kayaking, readily available.

 Through Kalymnos Airport (JKL) located 5km west of Pothia which connects only with Athens International Airport (ATH) (Duration 40min) mainly during the summer .

Another commonly preferred route is through Kos International Airport (KGS), which features direct flights to and from several European countries , and then through ferry (30 min) from Mastichari Port which is located 7km north of KGS(10 min with either taxi or bus) .

From Piraeus Port ( Duration 11 hours ),  as well as other islands of the Dodecanese with daily itineraries such as Kos, Leros, Patmos, Lipsi, Rhodes, Symi .

Kalymnos also connects with the port of Turgutreis (Duration 45 min) in Turkey with 2 weekly itineraries during summer season .

Arginontas Beach Kalymnos
Beaches To Explore
Kalymnos Climb
Activities To Enjoy