Meander Travel - Kusadasi Meander Travel - Kusadasi

   Kalymnos Island


The Carians, who established themselves here in prehistoric times, were succeeded by the Dorians. The island later developed a distinguished civilization, influenced by Crete and linked historically with Kos. After Roman and Byzantine periods, it was ruled by the Venetians, Knights of St. John, Turks and Italians until its union with Greece in 1947.

Kalymnos Island - Greece
Kalymnos Island - Greece SIGHTSEEING

Podia, inhabited since antiquity, became the island's capital in 1850. Up to then the principal settlement had been Horio (Village), and remnants of Byzantine and Venetian rule can still be seen there. North-west of Podia stands the Venetian castle of Chrysoheria, while ruins of earlier eras have been discovered at numerous points around the island (Damos, Vathy, etc.).

Kalymnos is famous for its caves - the Cave of the Seven Virgins (Epta Parthena), Skalies and Kefalos, as well as for the church of Christ of Jerusalem (6th c.). Apart from ancient and medieval monuments, its fertile valleys and lovely beaches, Kalymnos offers the possibility of visiting of its two neighbors: Telendos, which was united with Kalymnos until the earthquake of 535 AD; and Pserimos, with its exquisite beaches, a haven of tranquility. Kalymnos Island - Greece
Scarcely developed for tourism, all three islands hold out a promise of picturesque and peaceful holidays.


  Take the ferry from Kusadasi to Samos (Port of Samos known as Vathy) then take the other
ferry from Pythagorion to Kalymnos.

-Kindly note that we cruise from Kusadasi every Wednesday and Friday to Pythagorion Port
 and rest of the week to Vathy Port of Samos Island.


Select a Category

Newsletter Subscription

Ferry to Kalymnos

Make Reservation

Follow Meander Travel on Facebook Follow Meander Travel on Twitter Follow Meander Travel on Flickr Follow Meander Travel on Youtube Follow Meander Travel on Pinterest Follow Meander Travel on Google Plus Follow Meander Travel on Tumblr Follow Meander Travel on Instagram


(c) 2019 Meander Travel, all rights reserved.
Meander Travel® is registered trademark of Meander Turizm A.S. in Turkey.

Privacy Policy - Terms of Use