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Myrties Boutique Apartments
Myrties, Kalymnos 85 200 Greece
Tel. : +30.6986285888
Tel. & Fax : +30.22430 47306
E-mail: info@myrtiesboutiqueapartments.gr
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Rock climbing - Trekking on Kalymnos
Kalymnos, a small island located in the southeastern Dodecanese island group in the Aegean Sea, offers rock climbing and bouldering throughout the year. Especially during early spring and autumn, you may enjoy pleasant climbing temperatures.
Climbers began drifting to Kalymnos in the mid-1990s as word spread of giant cliffs and seaside ambience. In a matter of a few years, the island has become a climber’s paradise. Nowadays, there are approximately 200 walking distances in 77 climbing fields, including distinctive markings for the starting point of every trekking spot.
Kalymnos is one of the most important climbing destinations worldwide, an island that has everything a climber may wish such as abundance of challenging rock formations but also simplicity and authenticity. The potential for new routes and new areas on the island is enormous since  little has been explored yet, even though on Kalymnos the rock climbing experience can last for a month.  Surrounded by some of the finest limestone crags in the world, the Grande Grotta cave forms a giant limestone amphitheater, the island provides a huge range of climbing on slabs, big walls, overhangs, and tufas to suit every level and style.
Despite its popularity with visiting climbers, Kalymnos still remains unspoiled and  tranquil. Its small towns and villages scattered along the island's coast, the endless sunshine and the limitless climbing potential of the island convinced some climbers to settle here after their first visit, in order to offer guiding services.

Those who are less inclined to rock climbing shouldn’t miss the opportunity to enrich their island experiences, with several mountain trekking distances, they can explore walking trails used by locals in the past, enjoy mountain bike riding, or even go for a simple ride along the coastal route admiring the sea view.

Kalymnos also hosts world-famous festivals, such as the Climbing Festival, a non-competitive international meeting of athletes, which takes place every 2 years.






Kalymnos has been voted as the no.1 European climbing destination in recent years. It offers over 1.000 organized trails of every difficulty level, that are within easy reach, excellent quality of rock and with spectacular views, attracting a faithful crowd from all over the world, every year.


Also a variety of walks allow young and old alike, to enjoy the impressive scenery and the profusion of wild herbs and flowers which cover the mountains and are responsible for the world renowned Kalymnian honey.