The composition of Kalymnos’ rocks has contributed to the creation of some very interesting caves. These caves present, apart from geological interest archaeological interest as well, as they were inhabited in the past or were used as places of worship. Sixteen caves are accessible in Kalymnos and three of them, the Kefalas cave, the Epta Parthenon (Seven Virgins) cave and the Skalia cave are the ones that are a “must see”.
In Kefalas cave you will be impressed by the imposing, 103 meters long, hallway with the huge stalactites and stalagmites. You will also be able to see traces of the worship of Zeus, which is the reason why the cave bears the alternative name 'Cave of Zeus'. It is located near Pothia, beyond the Monastery of [...]