• Vathy bay
    Kalimnos Vathy bay
  • Kalimnos map
    Kalimnos Kalimnos map
  • Palionisos bay
    Kalimnos Palionisos bay
  • Kalimnos fishing lady
    Kalimnos Kalimnos fishing lady
  • Town Hall
    Kalimnos Town Hall
  • Kori
    Kalimnos Kori
  • Vathi dock
    Kalimnos Vathi dock
  • Vathi bay
    Kalimnos Vathi bay
  • Vathi
    Kalimnos Vathi
Brief description

A small rocky mountainous island. The main town of Pothia, over the years, has kept the traditional character. The tourist presence is kept mostly on the west side of the island. The rest of the island is wild and tranquil with few villages.

Population: 16,000

Size: 18 x 12 km

Tourism activity: Low


Domestic flights only. Located very close to town and the port.

Main city/town: Pothia

Villages: Emporios, Arginontas, Mirties, Panormos, Telendos island


Sightseeing in town: Sponge and sea artifacts museum.

Beaches: Vathis, Palionisos

Mountains: Pezonta

Restaurants: Taverna Pantelis