Kalymnos is a beautiful island in the Dodecanese near Kos, the capital is Pothia also where the main port is located. Kalymnos is famous for its sponge fishing industry. The island is also popular for climbing as visitors explore the impressive rocky mountains and caves. Climbing has brought to the island a new kind of active tourism. Even there is a climbing festival which takes place every autumn. Discover the amazing beaches where it is not so crowded because of the low level of tourism. Kalymnos is still very authentic, ideal destination for visitors who want a relaxing vacation in a friendly environment.