Kalamos Travel Guide

  • Jelly fish
    Jelly fish
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  • Search for the marine cave!
    Search for the marine cave!
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  • Kalamos village
    Kalamos village
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Kalamos Things to Do

  • Lonely beach

    Along the shores of Kalamos, not far from the village, several narrow beaches are nested between the sea and the steep slope covered with a pine tree forest. Each beach is separated from the next one by large boulders. They look welcoming but they are made of pebbles and not of sand!

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  • Marine cave

    Kalamos is made of layers of sedimentary rocks that stand almost vertically. In several places, sea erosion have removed internal layers and have given birth to amazing small caves. Even if you look closely to the first photo, I bet you will not see that there is a cave as its entrance is well hidden! It is on the left, under the pine trees!With...

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  • The harbor

    The mole extends 50 meters long towards the North and protects the harbor from any southerly winds. However, it is open to North and North East winds. Most of the harbor is too shallow for yachts, even small. Hence, there are few visitors and almost all the boats are small local boats used for family fishing.

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Kalamos Off The Beaten Path

  • Black-striped pipefish

    Black-striped pipefish is Syngnathus abaster and is an amazing snake like fish, the size of a little finger and 10-15 cm long. I was lucky to spot this one and succeeded in taking several shots. Sorry, some are not very sharp but I felt it was interesting to show this rather unusual fish.

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  • A school of small fishes

    I am unable to give the scientific name of these small fishes but what I know is that they would have made an excellent dish once fried! Fried fishes are called Γαρσοσ in Greek. When they are whole small fishes, the name is μαριδα but these very small one would be named...

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  • Mussels and urchins

    As well as starfishes, urchins are Echinoderms with a radial symmetry. They feed mostly on algae but eat also mussels. The ones I photographed here are amidst mussels, so it is very likely that they were looking for a prey!

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