All roads lead to Kalymnos-On 7-8-9 October at the climbing festival!
Kalymnos beyond the sponges has become well known in recent years for its unique climbing the fields. From around the world flock to Kalymnos climbers-hobbyists or professionals-to ... tame rocky volumes!
Since 2000, when first started until now, the festival has gained fans. This year will be held on 7-8-9 October and already the island lives in the rhythm of the festival! An estimated 2,700 climbers will give the "present" on the island while the participants in the Games are estimated at 500. The climbing marathon is expected with great interest, with entries being the most discussed topic at a time!
The varied program includes over the climbing marathons, presentations-views from the living legends of sport, deep water soloing, beach party and more.
It is no coincidence that Kalymnos is now the number one destination worldwide for climbing holidays. The criteria that make Kalymnos stand out are the excellent quality of rocks. There are about 2,700 secure climbing routes, while short access to them and the climbing areas with variety in degrees of difficulty, raise the level of climbing experience!
It should of course be noted that on the occasion of sporting activities, at that time Kalymnos hosts theatrical performances by troupes from all the Dodecanese, Cyclades and other islands. These parallel events are aimed to offer a pleasant and entertaining note in the world to visit the island.
Truly those who reach this period in Kalymnos get ready for an unforgettable experience. Even if you do not dare to climb the rocks, the sight of the athletes to climb, is breathtaking!