One of the most unique islands of the Dodecanese, the charming Kalymnos, the famous island of sponge divers retains its authenticity and invites you to discover its secrets, in a summer getaway that will be unforgettable! Between Kos and Leros, the fourth largest island of the Dodecanese has emerged in recent years as an alternative holiday destination since it offers the opportunity for adventure lovers, to climb the impressive rock formations, diving in the fascinating seabed and mountain hiking.
The diversity of the coasts, steep cliffs and mild climate make this island an ideal place for climbers. For those climbers who have traveled, The Rock of Kalymnos resembles that of Thailand. The entire island is a unique natural track with more than 3500 carved climbing routes of every difficulty.
Up to date, in Kalymnos there are about 200 walking routes and 77 climbing fields, making it one of the most important destinations where the visitor can find everything he wants.
Kalymnos also hosts world-famous festivals, such as the Kalymnos Climbing Festival, an international meeting of non-competitive climbers, which takes place every two years.
On the other hand, diving enthusiasts can attend the Kalymnos Diving festival, during which a full program of activities is offered for those who love free and autonomous diving.
In Kalymnos you will find organized diving centers, offering diving to shipwrecks, underwater caves and other places of enchanting beauty. The island has wonderful hiking routes, but it also gives you the possibility of visiting about 50 caves, covering the need of every traveler!