Kalymnos Town

A real paradise with whitewashed and bright coloured houses, colorful doors, shutters and balconies and atmospheric narrow alleys. A stroll around the streets of Pothia reveals elegant mansions, well-preserved buildings and numerous old churches.

Apart from the natural beauty, visitors will enjoy a plethora of modern amenities, most of which are found on the main road of Pothia like shops, banks, an open-air cinema, a cultural centre, small bars and picturesque cafes. Accommodations for all tastes and budgets are also available in different locations.

Pothia is the capital and the main port of Kalymnos. The picturesque settlement is built around the port, on the slopes of two hills whereas a small part of it lies in the beautiful verdant valley. This traditional and attractive town concentrates most of local population that reaches 10,000 inhabitants, most of whom are engaged in sponge fishing and tourism.