Things to know about Kalymnos

Here below all the information of Kalymnos, you may need to organize your holiday.

How to reach the island of Kalymnos?

Kalymnos is part of the Dodecanese islands and can be easily reached from the island of Kos. The maritime connections are daily from the port of Kos town. There is a morning catamaran Dodecanisos and evening ferry Blue Star. Tickets can be booked on line.


From Mastihari port the connections are frequent, almost every two hours from early morning until late afternoon. It is not neccesary to book ferry tickets / catamaran in advance. You can check daily schedulefor Mastihari-Kalymnos ferries here.

Where to stay in Kalymnos-hotel, apartments and studios

Kalymnos is a small Greek island very popular with Italians and Greeks tourist. Has several resorts, among which ones the best area to stay is the west coast: between Massouri and Myrties are the most famous locations with excellent tourist facilities. Most of the accomodation are apartments and studios. The tourist season in Kalymnos extends until the end of November and begin in March, also becuse  of the climbers that are visiting the island all over the year. Out of season Kalymnos offers more services for tourists than some bigger islands.

Information Kalymnos – Places to visit

Kalymnos is a beautiful and different place from other nearby islands. One of the peculiarities of Kalymnos is the island Telendos located in front of the west coast frequented by locals and tourists who come here to dine in one of the taverns by the sea.

On Kalymnos should not missed a visit to the old town Horio which will fascinate you with its view and architecture. The fjord of Vathy is instead a symbol of the Dodecanese. The spot offerts beautiful landscape with the sea wedged between the cliffs, as well as excellent fish tavernas at the colorful marina.